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Women and Urban Settlement

By Caroline Sweetman
ISBN: 9780855983482
This text studies aspects of urban life from a gender perspective, with social, technical and political aspects of urban life. Articles cover gender-sensitive urban planning; work migration; community urban regeneration schemes; health care for poor urban women; and the dislocation and loss of home experienced by refugees.

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  • Synopsis
    This text studies the various aspects of urban life from a gender perspective, drawing together social, technical and political aspects of urban life to provide a resource for researchers and planners. Articles cover issues such as gender-sensitive urban planning; work migration; community urban regeneration schemes; health care for poor urban women; and the dislocation and loss of home experienced by refugees.
  • Table of Contents
    Editorial
    Caroline Sweetman


    Participation in the city: where do women fit in?
    Jo Beall


    Gender, domestic space, and urban upgrading: a case study from Amman
    Seteney Shami


    Gender and rural-urban migration in China
    Delia Davin


    'Dislocation', shelter, and crisis: Afghanistan's refugees and notions of home
    Sue Emmott


    'Women with self-esteem are healthy women': community development in an urban settlement of Guayaquil
    Valli F K Yanni


    Sustaining urban development through participation: an Ethiopian case study
    Feleke Tadele


    Interview:
    Chris Peters talks to Catalina Trujillo about her work for the UN Agency Habitat


    Women in the city of man: recent contributions to the gender and human settlements debate
    Carole Rakodi


    Resources:
    Organisations working in urban development


    Further reading


    Audio-visual resources.
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author Caroline Sweetman
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 64
    Format Paperback / softback