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Community Gardens in Gothenburg: Local Counter-actions in the Age of Globalization? - A Qualitative Study on Motives behind Urban Agriculture in Gothenburg


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Title: Community Gardens in Gothenburg: Local Counter-actions in the Age of Globalization? - A Qualitative Study on Motives behind Urban Agriculture in Gothenburg
Authors: Rosengren, Lisa Sofie
Issue Date: 2-Jul-2012
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: Global Studies
2012:7
Keywords: Community Gardens, Gothenburg, Globalization, Counter-actions
Abstract: Urban Agriculture in Community Gardens is an increasing phenomenon around the world. Gothenburg is following this trend. Extensive research on Community Gardens globally, shows that there are various objectives behind cultivating in cities. For poor people, Urban Agriculture may be a strategy of survival. Some Community Gardens around the world are described as community projects, others are analysed to work as spaces of resistance in urban landscapes. However, there is little research done on C... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/29590
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