Shaw D, Crossan J, Cumbers A, McMaster R, Trebeck K & Black I (2016) Places of prosumption: Community gardens putting the 'we' into neighbourhoods. Families, Relationships and Societies, 5 (3), pp. 473-479. https://doi.org/10.1332/204674316X14758523887982
Prosumption encompasses acts of production and consumption, and studies on it have mostly taken a commercial focus, centred on the dominant individualistic narrative of 'I'. This article seeks to extend debate regarding prosumption by exploring its possibilities for creating a new set of 'we' identities based around nature and community. It focuses on community gardens and how these places generate progressive forms of social relations that critique mainstream mass production and environmentally destructive food systems.
communities; community gardens; consumption; identity; production; prosumption;
Families, Relationships and Societies: Volume 5, Issue 3
|Publication date online||10/10/2016|