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Book review: community gardening as social action by Claire Nettle

O'Reilly, Carole (2014) Book review: community gardening as social action by Claire Nettle. LSE Review of Books (06 Jun 2014). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In this accessible read, Claire Nettle looks to provides a new understanding of community gardening by applying a contextual framework that considers the activity as a way for people to engage in collective social action. Carole O’Reilly finds that the book speaks to the broad themes of the collective use of public space, community engagement, and mutual support. In an era when more urban dwellers are turning their attention to these issues, post-recession, this work makes a timely and refreshing contribution.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 2.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2017 10:16
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 02:43
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/74520

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