The Political Economy Of Lawn Chemical Production

We wish to suggest here, moreover, that the expansion of the lawn and the increasing intensity of its ecology occur at appreciable expense and represents the end of an extensive commodity chain, with political economic pressures for its development exerted at multiple scales. Pressures for the development of the lawn monoculture are most evident at the local scale where the economy of urban development assures a steady supply of spaces for management and an enforced demand for normative lawn...