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Gendering the city : women, boundaries, and visions or urban life / edited by Kristine B. Miranne & Alma H. Young.

Contributor(s): Miranne, Kristine B | Young, Alma H.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2000Description: ix, 229 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780847694518 (pbk.) ; 0847694518 (pbk.) .Subject(s): Women and city planning | Urban ecology (Sociology) | Urban women -- Social conditions | Feminist theoryDDC classification: 307.1216082 GEN Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
"Not named or identified" : politics and the search for anonymity in the city / Judith A. Garber -- "Two major living realities" : urban services needs of First Nations women in Canadian cities / Evelyn Peters -- Identity, difference, and the geographies of working poor women's survival strategies / Melissa R. Gilbert -- Boundaries cracked : gendering literacy, empowering women, building community / Jennifer E. Subban and Alma H. Young -- Black women as city builders : redemptive places and the legacy of Nannie Helen Burroughs / Daphne Spain -- Women "embounded" : intersections of welfare reform and public housing policy / Kristine B. Miranne -- Theorizing Canadian planning history : women, gender and feminist perspectives / Sue Hendler with Helen Harrison -- Resisting boundaries? Using safety audits for women / Caroline Andrew -- Sex, lies, and urban life : how municipal planning marginalizes African American women and their families / Marsha Ritzdorf -- Manipulating constraints : women's housing and the "metropolitan context" / Christine Cook, Marilyn Bruin, and Sue Crull -- Cracks, light, energy / Beth Moore Milroy.
Summary: This volume challenges the imagery of cities by looking at how women utilize urban space. Multidisciplinary essays by urbanists, geographers, political scientists and historians explore the ways in which women confront, break down, resist and form new boundaries and interconnections.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Not named or identified" : politics and the search for anonymity in the city / Judith A. Garber --
"Two major living realities" : urban services needs of First Nations women in Canadian cities / Evelyn Peters --
Identity, difference, and the geographies of working poor women's survival strategies / Melissa R. Gilbert --
Boundaries cracked : gendering literacy, empowering women, building community / Jennifer E. Subban and Alma H. Young --
Black women as city builders : redemptive places and the legacy of Nannie Helen Burroughs / Daphne Spain --
Women "embounded" : intersections of welfare reform and public housing policy / Kristine B. Miranne --
Theorizing Canadian planning history : women, gender and feminist perspectives / Sue Hendler with Helen Harrison --
Resisting boundaries? Using safety audits for women / Caroline Andrew --
Sex, lies, and urban life : how municipal planning marginalizes African American women and their families / Marsha Ritzdorf --
Manipulating constraints : women's housing and the "metropolitan context" / Christine Cook, Marilyn Bruin, and Sue Crull --
Cracks, light, energy / Beth Moore Milroy.

This volume challenges the imagery of cities by looking at how women utilize urban space. Multidisciplinary essays by urbanists, geographers, political scientists and historians explore the ways in which women confront, break down, resist and form new boundaries and interconnections.

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