Putting Women in Place Feminist Geographers Make Sense of the World

ISBN-10: 1572306688
ISBN-13: 9781572306684
Edition: 2001
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Description: Why do women and men tend to work in different jobs, in different ways and in different spaces? Why is nature often represented in feminine form? This book uses the lens of gender to provide a new view on the geography of everyday life.

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Book details

List price: $29.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 5/30/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Why do women and men tend to work in different jobs, in different ways and in different spaces? Why is nature often represented in feminine form? This book uses the lens of gender to provide a new view on the geography of everyday life.

Figures and Tables
Acknowledgments
Preface
Home
The Separation of Spheres
At Home with the Victorians
Reading the Parlor
Cleaning the Parlor
Tastemakers and Home Engineering
Social Engineering
The Suburban Home
The Postmodern Home
Home-Work Relations
Women at Work
What Is Work?
What Counts?
Footloose Factories and Nimble Fingers: The New Industrial Order
Homework
The Return of the Sweatshop
Between the Sticky Floor and the Glass Ceiling
Gender in the Workplace
Mapping the Terrain of Poverty
The City
Masculine City, Feminine Country?
The Early Modern City
The Industrial City
Working Women
Shopping Women
Regulating Women
The Modern City
The Postmodern City
Crime and Safety
Homelessness
Gentrification
Diverse Suburbs
The Culture of Shopping
Downtown
On The Move
The Body in Space
Getting Around: First Principles
Keeping Women in Their Place
Roaming and "Homing"
Breaking the Bonds of Space and Sex
Auto-masculinity
Global Migration
Refugees
The Sex Trade
Nations and Empires
Victorian Lady Travelers
Women and Colonial Space
Domestic Space on the Frontier
Domestic Space in the Colonies
Bringing the Imperial Home
Feminism and Imperialism
Gender and Nationalism
Women in Nationalist Movements
Nationalisms and Sexualities
The Environment
Mothers and Other Forces of Nature
Control
Encounters in the Environment
Studying Nature
Environmental Perception
Environmental Activism and Ecofeminism
References
Index
About the Authors

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