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Rethinking Feminist Interventions Into the Urban


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Rethinking Feminist Interventions into the Urban Linda Peake (York University) and Martina Rieker (American University at Cairo) Urban Neoliberalism, Urban Insecurity and Urban Violence: Exploring the Gender Dimensions Leslie Kern (Mount Allison University) and Beverley Mullings (Queen's University) Feminism, Urban Knowledge and the Killing of Politics Melissa Wright (University of Pennsylvania) Transnational City Lives: Changing Patterns of Care and Neighbouring? Dina Vaiou (National Technical University, Athens) New Mobile Woman in South China: Narratives of Female Success and the Imagination of Development in the Pearl River Delta Michelle Huang (National Taiwan University) Retelling Stories, Resisting Dichotomies: Staging Identity, Marginalisation and Activism in Minneapolis and Sitapur Sofi Shank (University of Minnesota) and Richa Nagar (University of Minnesota) Unsettling Narratives Gerry Pratt (University of British Columbia) Feminist Perspectives on Urban Poverty: De-essentialising Difference Ann Varley (University College London) Interrogating Gendered Silences in Urban Policy: Regionalism and Alternative Visions of a Caring Region Gerda Wekerle (York University) Gender and Violence in the Public Sphere: A Tale of Two Cities Polly Wilding (Leeds University) and Ruth Pearson (Leeds University)

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Linda Peake is Professor of Urban Studies at York University, Toronto. Martina Rieker is the Director of the Institute for Gender and Women's Studies at the American University in Cairo.


"At its best, this book shows how feminist urban analysis can continue to be at the cutting edge of urban studies, bringing a theoretical, political and methodological rigour and sophistication to the terrain." - Urban Studies, Eleanor Jupp, University of Kent, UK

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