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Title Gendering urban space in the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa [electronic resource] / edited by Martina Rieker and Kamran Asdar Ali
Imprint New York, N.Y. ; Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript vi, 239 p
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction : gendering urban space / Kamran Asdar Ali and Martina Rieker -- Gendering urbancolonial Casablanca : the case of the quartier r©Øeserv©Øe of Bousbir / Driss Maghraoui -- Morphologies of social flows : segregation, time, and the public sphere / Susanne Dahlgren -- Pulpfictions : reading Pakistani domesticity / Kamran Asdar Ali -- Race, security, and spatial anxieties in the postapartheid city / Thomas Blom Hansen -- Remaking urban socialities : the intersection of the virtualand the vulnerable in inner-city Johannesburg / AbdouMaliq Simone -- Thin lines on the pavement : theracialization and spatialization of violence in postcolonial (sub)urban France / Paul A. Silverstein -- Cosmopolistan : culture, cosmopolitanism, and gender in Karachi, Pakistan / Oskar Verkaaik
Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Mode of access:World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Mar. 3, 2009). Access may berestricted to users at subscribing institutions
The essays in this book critically examine the ways in which gendered subjects negotiate their life-worlds in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African urban landscapes. They raise issues surrounding the city asa representative site of personal autonomy and political possibilitiesfor women and/or men
Link Original 140397523X 9781403975232 (DLC) 2007047249 (OCoLC)182552930
Subject Sociology, Urban -- Developing countries -- Case studies
Sex role -- Developing countries -- Case studies
Political participation -- Developing countries -- Case studies
Electronic books. local
Alt Author Rieker, Martina
Ali, Kamran Asdar, 1961-
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