Gender, Work and Space

By Susan Hanson, Geraldine Pratt

© 1995 – Routledge

288 pages

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About the Book

Gender, Work and Space explores how social boundaries are constructed between women and men, and among women living in different places. Focusing on work, the segregation of men and women into different occupations, and variations in women's work experiences in different parts of the city, the authors argue that these differences are grounded, constituted in and through, space, place, and situated social networks.

The sheer range and depth of this extraordinary study throws new light on the construction of social, geographic, economic, and symbolic boundaries in ordinary lives.

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Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography