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The Resource Gender in an urban world, edited by Judith N. DeSena, (electronic book)

Gender in an urban world, edited by Judith N. DeSena, (electronic book)

Label
Gender in an urban world
Title
Gender in an urban world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Judith N. DeSena
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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. 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
Member of
Cataloging source
VVL
Dewey number
305.42091732
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1155
LC item number
.G46 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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DeSena, Judith N.
Series statement
Research in urban sociology,
Series volume
v. 9
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  • Women
  • Sociology, Urban
Label
Gender in an urban world, edited by Judith N. DeSena, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocn320837656
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 322 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849505574
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Gender in an urban world, edited by Judith N. DeSena, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocn320837656
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 322 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849505574
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote

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