The Lawn‐Chemical Economy and Its Discontents

@article{Robbins2003TheLE,
  title={The Lawn‐Chemical Economy and Its Discontents},
  author={Paul Robbins and Julie T. Sharp},
  journal={Antipode},
  year={2003},
  volume={35},
  pages={955-979}
}
The daily geographies of consumption represent some of the most ecologically important and economically complex frontiers for critical research. Among these, the turfgrass lawn is perhaps the most overlooked, owing to its very ordinariness. Despite the serious risks posed to human health and ecosystem viability by high-input lawn systems, little critical scholarship has engaged the lawn, especially as a structured economic phenomenon. This paper explores the forces and political economic… 

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