Women and Planning by Clara H. Greed
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Women and Planning
By Clara H. Greed

Women and Planning

Creating Gendered Realities

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Women and Planning by Clara H. Greed

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Planning is currently a male profession, but an analysis of a century of town planning reveals this to be a new development; women have been central to the planning movement since it began. Women and Planning is the first comprehensive history and analysis of women and the planning movement, covering the philosophical, practical and policy dimensions of 'planning for women'. Beyond the marginalization of women, modern, scientific planning hides a story of past links with eugenics, colonialism, artistic, utopian and religious movements and the occult. Central to the discussion is the questioning of how male planners have rewritten planning in their own image, projecting patriarchal assumptions in their creation of 'urban realities'. Issues of class, sexuality, ethnicity and disability are raised by the fundamental question of 'Who is being planned for?'

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415079815
ISBN-10: 0415079810
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Jul-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Planning in the UK by Clara H. Greed Planning in the UK, Hardback (November 2014)

This accessible text introduces the history, theory and key issues of planning. It is designed to give those new to the subject, both planning and non-planning students, a concise overview of the whole field.

Inclusive Urban Design by Clara H. Greed Inclusive Urban Design, Paperback (July 2003)

Providing both design guidance and policy direction for the provision and design of public toilets, this title highlights the role of urban design in reversing the trend of inadequate toilet provision, and sets out guidelines for design which meets both user need and provider requirements. It includes examples of toilet architecture.

Women and Planning by Clara H. Greed Women and Planning, Hardback (July 1994)

The first comprehensive history and analysis of women and the planning movement, covering the philosophical, practical and policy dimensions. A central theme is how men have rewritten planning in their own image in creating modern urban space.

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