Maladaptive Learning

Incorporating Institutional Barriers into Nonprofit Community Garden Programming
  • Christopher Langer
Part of the International Issues in Adult Education book series (ADUL)


In this chapter I explore the inimical relationships that can develop when nonprofit programme coordinators rely on institutional resources to run service programs for vulnerable populations. In such cases, coordinators are pushed to prioritize institutional regulation over clients’ actual needs, supplanting the realities of vulnerable populations with a generalized institutional understanding of clients’ needs.


Food Insecurity Green Space Cultural Capital Informal Learning Community Garden 
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  • Christopher Langer
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  1. 1.TorontoCanada

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