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Rethinking resilience: home gardening, food sharing and everyday resistance

Jehlicka, Petr; Daněk, Petr and Vávra, Jan (2018). Rethinking resilience: home gardening, food sharing and everyday resistance. Canadian Journal of Development Studies / Revue canadienne d'études du développement (Early Access).

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Resilience and food self-provisioning (FSP), terms that until recently were deployed primarily in the study of livelihoods in the Global South, are now attracting attention from alternative food scholarship in the Global North. Drawing on a large-scale survey conducted in the Czech Republic, this article investigates FSP as a social resilience-enhancing set of practices. In addition to the traditional reading of FSP as a passive, defensive and crisis-deflecting form of resilience, this article puts forward an alternative conceptualisation of resilience as a proactive, preventative, future-oriented and transformation-enabling capacity that runs counter to the tenets of neoliberalism.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2018 Canadian Association for the Study of International Development (CASID)
ISSN: 2158-9100
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetGA14-33094SCzech Science Foundation
Keywords: Resilience; sharing; food self provisioning; alternative food networks; food entitlements
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Geography
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 56239
SWORD Depositor: Jisc Publications-Router
Depositing User: Jisc Publications-Router
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2018 15:41
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 16:19
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