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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Too often Spain strays from her concept of space into the concept of women’s sphere. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Evidence from a Cohort-Sequence Design. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Don’t have an account? How does the organization of spaces–exterior spaced and interiors for living, work and worship–reflect and determine gender relations? Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Write a customer review. As divisions within the middle-class home have diminished, for example, women have gained the right to vote and control property. English Choose a language for shopping. The fact that these spatial arrangements may be imperceptible increases their power to reproduce prevailing status differences. Gendered Politeness, Self-Respect, and Autonomy.

I’ll admit that I didn’t get to spend as much time with this book as I would like to have, which is a shame. I use cross-cultural and historical examples to illustrate that the more pronounced the degree of spatial gender segregation, the lower is women’s status relative to men’s.


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Sign in Create an account. Richard Machalek – – Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 2: Spaih, Place, and Gender. From Publishers Weekly How does the organization of spaces–exterior locales and interiors for living, work and worship–reflect and determine gender relations?

Focusing then on one major advanced industrial society, the United States, Spain examines changes in spatial arrangements that have taken place since span mid-nineteenth century and considers the ways in which women’s status is associated with those changes. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. University of North Carolina Press, Illustrated with floor plans and apt pictures of homes, schools, and work sites, and replete with historical examples, Gendered Spaces exposes the previously invisible spaces in which daily gender segregation has occurred — and still occurs.

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This leads to a variety of implications that are meaningful to those who are involved in planning spaces and buildings. By using male measures of status–control of labor and property and participation in public life–Spain postulates that gender-based spatial segregation results in lower status and restricted access to knowledge for women.

In nonindustrial societies, Spain shows how the division of space within the home indicated a degree of political power. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Among New Guinea’s Wogeo Indians ceremonial men’s huts serve as storehouses for flutes associated with supernatural powers; their geographic inaccessibility to women “facilitates preservation zpaces musical knowledge for men,” which they use as a form of control over women.


From Feminist Theory to Gender Scholarship. In hundreds of businesses, secretaries — usually women — do clerical work in “open floor” settings while managers — usually men — work and make decisions behind closed doors.

An Interdisciplinary Introduction Architext. Spain coauthor of American Women in Transition takes a cross-cultural, historical approach in answering spwces question.

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Request removal from index. In the workplace, traditional women’s jobs were physically segregated, impeding women’s access to knowledge and status.