Axis “Governance, institutions, and citizen participation”

Nathan McClintock

Regular member


INRS, Centre Urbanisation Culture Société

Research interests

Urban agriculture, environmental and food justice in North American cities, food systems, settler colonial urbanisme and racial capitalism


Contact information

nathan.mcclintock [at] (> Email)

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Selected publications

Nathan McClintock and Amy K. Coplen. (2023, in press) “Help each other to help ourselves”: Viviane Barnett, the Green Fingers project, and Black agrarian upbuilding in Albina. Oregon Historical Quarterly 124:2.

Émilie Houde-Tremblay, Geneviève Cloutier, Nathan McClintock, René Audet, and Alain Olivier (2023) Compromise in the making of urban agroecology: Grassroots initiatives and the politics of prefigurative experimentation in Madrid, Spain. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. DOI: 10.1080/21683565.2023.2207473

Nathan McClintock and Stéphane Guimont Marceau. (2023) Settler-colonial urbanisms: Convergences, divergences, limits, contestations. Urban Geography 44(2):273-277.

Thi-Thanh-Hiên Pham, Michelle Kee, Nathan McClintock, and Tammara Soma. (2023). The Rise of the Urban Food Question in Vancouver and Montreal. In S. Breux and M. Holden (eds) Crossing Paths, Crossing Perspectives : Urban Studies in Quebec and British Columbia. Quebec City: Presses de l’Université Laval, pp. 121-146.

Eugene McCann, Nathan McClintock, and Christiana Miewald (2022) Mobilizing ‘impermaculture’: Temporary urban agriculture and the sustainability fix. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space. doi: 10.1177/25148486221115950.

Nathan McClintock (2021). Nullius no more? Valorising vacancy through urban agriculture in the settler-colonial 'green city'. In C. O’Callaghan & C. Di Feliciantonio (eds) The New Urban Ruins: Vacancy, Urban Politics, and International Experiments in the Post-Crisis City. Bristol: Policy Press, pp. 91-108.

Claire E. Bach and Nathan McClintock (2021) Reclaiming the city one plot at a time? DIY garden projects, radical democracy, and the politics of spatial appropriation. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space 39(5): 859-878.

Thi-Thanh-Hiên Pham, Nathan McClintock, and Éric Duchemin. (Minor revisions, under review). Home-grown food: How do urban form, socio-economic status and ethnicity influence food gardens in Montréal? Applied Geography.

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