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Gendering urban space in the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa

Author: Martina Rieker; Kamran Asdar Ali; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. ; Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
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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 as a representative site of personal autonomy and political possibilities for women and/or men.
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Gendering urban space in the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa.
New York, N.Y. ; Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(DLC) 2007047249
(OCoLC)182552930
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martina Rieker; Kamran Asdar Ali; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230612471 0230612474 1282048775 9781282048775
OCLC Number: 320850556
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 239 pages)
Contents: Introduction : gendering urban space / Kamran Asdar Ali and Martina Rieker --
Gendering urban colonial Casablanca : the case of the quartier réservé of Bousbir / Driss Maghraoui --
Morphologies of social flows : segregation, time, and the public sphere / Susanne Dahlgren --
Pulp fictions : 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 virtual and the vulnerable in inner-city Johannesburg / AbdouMaliq Simone --
Thin lines on the pavement : the racialization and spatialization of violence in postcolonial (sub)urban France / Paul A. Silverstein --
Cosmopolistan : culture, cosmopolitanism, and gender in Karachi, Pakistan / Oskar Verkaaik.
Responsibility: edited by Martina Rieker and Kamran Asdar Ali.
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