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Agriculture urbaine comme levier d’émancipation des femmes et de bienêtre en ville : l’exemple gennevillois

Abstract : This article proposes to apprehend urban agriculture as part of a collective project of development of a nourishing city, respectful of the environment, support of the well-being, but also, as a potential lever of women emancipation. Our presentation is based on the results of a in-progress research-action in Gennevilliers (Hauts-de-Seine, France). We mobilize the results of participatory observations and semi-structured interviews conducted with local stakeholders involved in the development of these projects: elected officials, local professionals, garden implementation and management associations and their users. A large part of the people we met felt that coming to the garden “does them good”. Gardens are also meeting places, creators of different social links. Moreover, as part of a largely patriarchal model, these gardens appear as the support of unequal social gender relations. However, in Gennevilliers widely used and managed by women, they are also the support for a challenge, or even a reversal of some gender stereotypes. These spaces appear as tools for self-training, sharing of know-how, self-esteem and well-being among women. Finally, these spaces are real tools for building the city. Construction process in which (for once) women seem to have their place.
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Emmanuelle Faure, Corinne Luxembourg, Angélique Dupont. Agriculture urbaine comme levier d’émancipation des femmes et de bienêtre en ville : l’exemple gennevillois. Pollution Atmosphérique : climat, santé, société, Le Kremlin Bicêtre : Revue Pollution atmosphérique, 2018, Habiter la ville, ⟨10.4267/pollution-atmospherique.6687⟩. ⟨halshs-01925063⟩



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