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Food banks, community gardens and I, Daniel Blake

Traill, Helen (2016) Food banks, community gardens and I, Daniel Blake. Researching Sociology (16 Nov 2016). Website.

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My research into community growing projects and the film I, Daniel Blake seem initially to have little in common. Yet they both engage with a critique of the way our society deals with people in need. The indictment of the benefits systems in I, Daniel Blake is a powerful one. In moving, simple terms, it provokes the audience with its portrayal of the effects of the benefits system on human lives. I left the cinema with one question: how is it possible to help? Community growing projects do offer a possible answer, but a limited one.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2017 08:28
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2021 23:23

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