A Taste for Gardening: Classed and Gendered Practices

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Is the garden a consumption site where identities are constructed? Do gardeners make aesthetic choices according to how they are positioned by class and gender? This book presents the first scholarly analysis of the relationship between media interest in gardening and cultural identities. With an examination of aesthetic dispositions as a symbolic mode of communication closely aligned to peoples' identities and drawing on ethnographic data gathered from encounters with gardeners, this book maps a typology of gardening taste ...

A Taste for Gardening: Classed and Gendered Practices 2008, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754672210

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