Chant, Sylvia H.

Cities, slums and gender in the global south : towards a feminised urban future / Sylvia Chant and Cathy McIlwaine. - Place of publication not identified: Routledge, 2016 - xxv, 299 pages ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-285) and index.

Introduction: cities and slums in the global south : the importance of gender Analysing gender in cities of the south : introducing the "gender-urban-slum interface" Gendered access to land and housing in cities and slums Gender and services in cities and slums Gender and health : an urban penalty for slumdwelling women? Gender-based violence in cities and slums Gender, mobility and connectivity Gender and urban productivity : education, employment and entrepreneurship Gender, urban politics and governance Conclusion: creating more gender-equitable cities.

9780415721646 (hardback) 9781138192782 (pbk.)

Cities and towns
Sex role
Urban women--Developing countries.--Social conditions.--Developing countries--Developing countries.--Social conditions.--Developing countries

307.760917 / CHA

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