Women and Urban Settlement
This text studies the various aspects of urban life from a gender perspective, drawing together social, technical and political aspects of urban life to provide a resource for researchers and planners. Articles cover issues such as gender-sensitive urban planning; work migration; community urban regeneration schemes; health care for poor urban women; and the dislocation and loss of home experienced by refugees.
|Participation in the city: where do women fit in?|
|Gender, domestic space, and urban upgrading: a case study from Amman|
|Gender and rural-urban migration in China|
|'Dislocation', shelter, and crisis: Afghanistan's refugees and notions of home|
|'Women with self-esteem are healthy women': community development in an urban settlement of Guayaquil|
|Valli F K Yanni|
|Sustaining urban development through participation: an Ethiopian case study|
|Chris Peters talks to Catalina Trujillo about her work for the UN Agency Habitat|
|Women in the city of man: recent contributions to the gender and human settlements debate|
|Organisations working in urban development|
Caroline Sweetman is Editor of the international journal Gender & Development and works for Oxfam GB.