Power at the Roots

Power at the Roots

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This book is about community gardens and the struggles to save them from gentrified redevelopment in New York City's Lower East Side. It is a vivid account of the community garden preservation movement, focusing on how working-class Puerto Rican and middle-class white gardeners waged the struggle against displacement by inserting themselves into local politics and development to change the calculus of real estate and housing policies.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 180 pages
  • Lexington Books
  • United States
  • English
  • 0739146262
  • 9780739146262

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