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Gender in an urban world /​ edited by Judith N. DeSena.

Contributor(s): DeSena, Judith N.
Series: Research in urban sociology ; v. 9.Publisher: Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing, 2008Description: viii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780762314775 (hardback) .Subject(s): Women -- Social conditions | Sociology, Urban | Women's Rights | Gender studies, gender groupsDDC classification: 305.42091732 GEN
Contents:
Introduction to Gender in an Urban World /​ Judith N. DeSena Gendered Spaces and the Public Realm /​ Daphne Spain Milan 1970-1980: Women's Place in Urban Theory /​ Elena Vacchelli A Walk With Two Women: Gender, Vision and Belonging in Milan, Italy /​ Cristina Moretti Women's Ways of Walking: Gender and Urban Space in Java /​ Jan Newberry "Ladies and Gentrification": New Stores, Residents, and Relationships in Neighborhood Change /​ Jason Patch Gender Trouble in Paradise: Suburbia Reconsidered /​ Susanne Frank Knitting Social Networks: Gender and Immigrant Responses to Life in Urban Sprawl /​ Christine B. Avenarius Beyond the Class Act: Gender and Race in the 'Creative City' Discourse /​ Brenda Parker Gendered Spaces of Redevelopment: Gendered Politics of City Building /​ Leslie Kern and Gerda R. Wekerle Old and New Migrant Women in Ca N'Anglada: Public Spaces, Identity and Everyday Life in the Metropolitan Region of Barcelona /​ Fabia Diaz-Cortes, Abel Albet-Mas and Maria-Dolors Garcia-Ramon Globalization, Urban Economic Restructuring, and Gendered Socioeconomic Inequality: A Comparative Study of Tel Aviv and Haifa /​ Rebeca Raijman, Gila Menahem and Adriana Kemp. Gender in an Urban World; Copyright page; Contents; List of Contributors; Introduction to gender in an urban world; Chapter 1. Gendered spaces and the public realm; Chapter 2. Milan 1970-1980: women's place in urban theory; Chapter 3. A walk with two women: gender, vision and belonging in Milan, Italy; Chapter 4. Women's ways of walking: gender and urban space in Java; Chapter 5. ''Ladies and gentrification'': new stores, residents, and relationships in neighborhood change; Chapter 6. Gender trouble in paradise: suburbia reconsidered.
Summary: "This volume, Gender in an Urban World, brings the analysis of gender from the margin to the center of urban theory. Gender in an Urban World examines the influence of gender in shaping relations in urban spaces and places. It represents a "crack" in the landscape of urban sociology, and engages in the discourse of the field from a gendered perspective."--BOOK JACKET. This volume, "Gender in an Urban World," brings the analysis of gender from the margin to the center of urban theory. "Gender in an Urban World" examines the influence of gender in shaping relations in urban spaces and places. It represents a "crack" in the landscape of urban sociology, and engages in the discourse of the field from a gendered perspective. This volume is global in focus and includes empirical and field studies as it relates to structure, politics, policy and everyday life within an urban context. The authors investigate the ways in which the urban world is gendered, and the roles of womens and mens agency in creating and changing urban life. Reconceptualizations of various models, focusing on local, metropolitan, and international environments are also included. "Gender in an Urban World" contributes innovative theoretical paradigms to the urban field. It is meant to contribute to an ongoing dialogue with regard to gender within the context of urbanism and urbanization. It includes chapters authored by leading experts from around the world. It brings the analysis of gender from the margin to the center of urban theory.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction to Gender in an Urban World /​ Judith N. DeSena
Gendered Spaces and the Public Realm /​ Daphne Spain
Milan 1970-1980: Women's Place in Urban Theory /​ Elena Vacchelli
A Walk With Two Women: Gender, Vision and Belonging in Milan, Italy /​ Cristina Moretti
Women's Ways of Walking: Gender and Urban Space in Java /​ Jan Newberry
"Ladies and Gentrification": New Stores, Residents, and Relationships in Neighborhood Change /​ Jason Patch
Gender Trouble in Paradise: Suburbia Reconsidered /​ Susanne Frank
Knitting Social Networks: Gender and Immigrant Responses to Life in Urban Sprawl /​ Christine B. Avenarius
Beyond the Class Act: Gender and Race in the 'Creative City' Discourse /​ Brenda Parker
Gendered Spaces of Redevelopment: Gendered Politics of City Building /​ Leslie Kern and Gerda R. Wekerle
Old and New Migrant Women in Ca N'Anglada: Public Spaces, Identity and Everyday Life in the Metropolitan Region of Barcelona /​ Fabia Diaz-Cortes, Abel Albet-Mas and Maria-Dolors Garcia-Ramon
Globalization, Urban Economic Restructuring, and Gendered Socioeconomic Inequality: A Comparative Study of Tel Aviv and Haifa /​ Rebeca Raijman, Gila Menahem and Adriana Kemp.
Gender in an Urban World; Copyright page; Contents; List of Contributors; Introduction to gender in an urban world; Chapter 1. Gendered spaces and the public realm; Chapter 2. Milan 1970-1980: women's place in urban theory; Chapter 3. A walk with two women: gender, vision and belonging in Milan, Italy; Chapter 4. Women's ways of walking: gender and urban space in Java; Chapter 5. ''Ladies and gentrification'': new stores, residents, and relationships in neighborhood change; Chapter 6. Gender trouble in paradise: suburbia reconsidered.

"This volume, Gender in an Urban World, brings the analysis of gender from the margin to the center of urban theory. Gender in an Urban World examines the influence of gender in shaping relations in urban spaces and places. It represents a "crack" in the landscape of urban sociology, and engages in the discourse of the field from a gendered perspective."--BOOK JACKET.
This volume, "Gender in an Urban World," brings the analysis of gender from the margin to the center of urban theory. "Gender in an Urban World" examines the influence of gender in shaping relations in urban spaces and places. It represents a "crack" in the landscape of urban sociology, and engages in the discourse of the field from a gendered perspective. This volume is global in focus and includes empirical and field studies as it relates to structure, politics, policy and everyday life within an urban context. The authors investigate the ways in which the urban world is gendered, and the roles of womens and mens agency in creating and changing urban life. Reconceptualizations of various models, focusing on local, metropolitan, and international environments are also included. "Gender in an Urban World" contributes innovative theoretical paradigms to the urban field. It is meant to contribute to an ongoing dialogue with regard to gender within the context of urbanism and urbanization. It includes chapters authored by leading experts from around the world. It brings the analysis of gender from the margin to the center of urban theory.

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