Women and the Environment

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EditorIrwin Altman, Arza Churchman, Arza Churchman

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This book adopts a multidisciplinary approach to examine a wide range of ages, classes, and races of women functioning in a wide range of homes, workplaces, and neighborhoods. Additionally, it addresses the hitherto neglected issue of environmental design and policy as affecting women. The work will stimulate professionals, researchers, and students to explore new directions in this important field.

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This book adopts a multidisciplinary approach to examine a wide range of ages, classes, and races of women functioning in a wide range of homes, workplaces, and neighborhoods. Additionally, it addresses the hitherto neglected issue of environmental design and policy as affecting women. The work will stimulate professionals, resea...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:338 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.27 inPublisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306446804

ISBN - 13:9780306446801

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Table of Contents

Women and the Environment; A. Churchman, I. Altman. Everyday Life in Contextual Perspective; W. Michelson. Girls and Boys and the Physical Environment; R. Sebba. Sociospatial Relations of Change; E.J. Pader. Environment and the Aging Woman; S.C. Howell. Working at Home; K. Christensen. The Politics of Space Appropriation; R. Feldman, S. Stall. In Search of Supportive Structures for Everyday Life; L. Horelli, K. Vepsa. Women, Work, and Metropolitan Environments; S. Hanson, et al. A Feminist Analysis of Gender and Residential Zoning in the United States; M. Ritzdorf. Partial Utopian Visions; L.H. Schneekloth. Index.