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Building inclusive cities : women's safety and the right to the city / edited by Carolyn Whitzman, Crystal Legacy, Caroline Andrew, Fran Klodawsky, Margaret Shaw, and Kalpana Viswanath.

Contributor(s): Whitzman, Carolyn | Legacy, Crystal | Andrew, Caroline | Klodawsky, Fran | Shaw, Margaret | Viswanath, Kalpana.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookNew York : Routledge, 2013Description: xv, 216 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780415628167 (pbk.); 9780415628150 (hbk.); 9780203100691 (ebk.).Subject(s): City planning -- Social aspects | Women -- Crimes against | Women -- Violence againstDDC classification: 307.1216 NUI Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Introduction : challenges, opportunities, and tools -- Challenges and opportunities -- Gendered livelihoods and inclusive cities -- Women's safety and everyday mobility -- Migrant women's safety : framing, policies and practices -- Interventions -- Gender inclusive cities programme: implementing change for women's safety -- The role of partnerships in creating inclusive cities -- What it looks like when it's fixed : collaboration towards a shared vision of city safety -- Safe access to basic infrastructure : more than pipes and taps -- Tools -- From gender mainstreaming to intersectionality : advances in achieving inclusive and safe cities -- Safer discursive space : artistic interventions and online action research -- How do we evaluate the safety of women -- Conclusion : women's safety and the right to the city.
Summary: Building on a growing movement within developing countries in Latin America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific, as well as Europe and North America, this book documents cutting edge practice and builds theory around a rights based approach to women's safety in the context of poverty reduction and social inclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : challenges, opportunities, and tools -- Challenges and opportunities -- Gendered livelihoods and inclusive cities -- Women's safety and everyday mobility -- Migrant women's safety : framing, policies and practices -- Interventions -- Gender inclusive cities programme: implementing change for women's safety -- The role of partnerships in creating inclusive cities -- What it looks like when it's fixed : collaboration towards a shared vision of city safety -- Safe access to basic infrastructure : more than pipes and taps -- Tools -- From gender mainstreaming to intersectionality : advances in achieving inclusive and safe cities -- Safer discursive space : artistic interventions and online action research -- How do we evaluate the safety of women -- Conclusion : women's safety and the right to the city.

Building on a growing movement within developing countries in Latin America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific, as well as Europe and North America, this book documents cutting edge practice and builds theory around a rights based approach to women's safety in the context of poverty reduction and social inclusion.

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