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Urban gardening and the struggle for social and spatial justice

Chiara Certoma, Susan Noori, and Martin Sondermann

Abstract

It is increasingly clear that, alongside the spectacular forms of justice activism, the actually existing just city outcomes from different everyday practices of performative politics that produce transformative trajectories and alternative realities in response to particular injustices in situated contexts. The massive diffusion of urban gardening practices (including allotments, community gardens, guerrilla gardening and the multiple, inventive forms of gardening the city) deserve a special attention as experiential learning and in-becoming responses to spatial politics, able to articulate d ... More

Keywords: Urban gardening, spatial justice, social justice, urban planning, political gardening

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781526126092
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526126092.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chiara Certoma, editor
Research Fellow at the Centre for Sustainable Development at Ghent University

Susan Noori, editor
Independent Social Researcher

Martin Sondermann, editor
Research Fellow at the Academy for Spatial Planning and Research

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