Routledge History Handbooks: The Routledge History Handbook of Gender and the Urban Experience

Editor: Simonton, Deborah
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Routledge

Single-User Purchase Price: $290.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: Not Available
ISBN: 978-1-13-881594-0
Category: Social Sciences - Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Image Count: 32
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Challenging current perspectives of urbanisation, The Routledge History Handbook of Gender and the Urban Experience explores how our towns and cities have shaped and been shaped by cultural, spatial, and gendered influences.

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Table of Contents

    • List of Figures
    • List of Tables
    • Notes on Contributors
    • Preface
    • Acknowledgements
    • Gender and the Urban Experience – Introduction
    • Part I. Economy, Circulations and Exchanges
    • 1. Patterns of Transmission and Urban Experience – When Gender Matters - Anna Bellavitis
    • 2. Women, Gender and ­Credit in Early Modern Western European Towns - Cathryn Spence
    • 3. Toleration, Liberty and Privileges – Gender and Commerce in Eighteenth-Century European Towns - Deborah Simonton
    • 4. Gender and Business ­during the Industrial Revolution - Hannah Barker
    • 5. Poverty, Family Economies and Survival Strategies in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries – A Gender Approach - Montserrat Carbonell-Esteller
    • 6. Gendered Experiences of Work and Migration in Western Europe in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries - Manuela Martini
    • Part II. Space, Place and Environment
    • 7. Male Servants, Identity and Urban Space in Eighteenth-Century England - Amanda Flather
    • 8. Mapping the Spaces of ­Seduction – Morality, Gender and the City in Early ­Nineteenth-Century Britain - Katie Barclay
    • 9. Painting the Town – Portrayals of Change in Urban Riversides, London and the Thames, a Case Study - Kemille S. Moore
    • 10. Modernity and Madrid – The Gendered Urban Geography of Carmen de Burgos’ La rampa - Rebecca M. Bender
    • 11. Home, Urban Space and Gendered Practices in Mid-Seventeenth-Century Turku - Riitta Laitinen
    • 12. The Gendered Geography of Violence in Bologna, Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries - Sanne Muurling and Marion Pluskota
    • Part III. Civic Identity and Political Culture
    • 13. Women and Citizenship in Later Medieval York - Sarah Rees Jones
    • 14. Civic Identity, ‘Juvenile’ Status and Gender in Sixteenth and Seventeenth-Century Italian Towns - Eleonora Canepari
    • 15. ‘We Had a Row on the ­Politics of the Day’ – Gender and Political Sociability of the Elites in Stockholm, c. 1770–1800 - My Hellsing
    • 16. Gender, Philanthropy and Civic Identities in Edinburgh, 1795–1830 - Jane Rendall
    • 17. Negotiating Respectable Citizenship – Homosexual Emancipation Struggles in Early Twentieth-Century Copenhagen - Niels Nyegaard
    • 18. Voting as an Act of Estate or Voting as an Act of Class? – Voting Women in Swedish Towns, c. 1720–1920 - Åsa Karlsson Sjögren
    • Part IV. Material Culture in Gendered Urban Settings
    • 19. Gender, Material Culture and Urban Experience in Early Modern Rome - Renata Ago
    • 20. The Changing Objects of Civic Devotion – Gender, Politics and Votive Commissions in a Late Medieval Dalmatian Confraternity - Ana Marinković
    • 21. Caring and Healing – Women, Bodies and Materiality in Nineteenth-Century French Cities - Anne Carol
    • 22. Architectural Language and Mistranslations – A Comparative Global Approach to Women's Urban Spaces - Despina Stratigakos
    • 23. Shoes and the City – Shoes and Their Sphere of Influence in Early America, 1740–1789 - Kimberly Alexander
    • 24. Gendering the Automobile – Men, Women and the Car in Helsinki, 1900–1930 - Teija Försti
    • Part V. Intimacy and Emotion
    • 25. Shaping London Merchant Identities – Emotions, Reputation and Power in the Court of Chancery - Merridee L. Bailey
    • 26. Love Thy Neighbour? – The Gendered, Emotional and Spatial Production of Charity and Poverty in Sixteenth-Century France - Susan Broomhall
    • 27. The Emotional Life of Boys in Eighteenth-Century Mexico City - Sonya Lipsett-Rivera
    • 28. Emotions, Gender and the Body – The Case of Nineteenth-Century German Spa Towns - Heikki Lempa
    • 29. Feeling Modern on the Russian Street – From Desire to Despair - Mark D. Steinberg
    • 30. Risk! Pleasure! Affirmation! – Navigating Queer Urban Spaces in Twentieth-Century Scotland - Jeff Meek
    • Part VI. The Colonial Town
    • 31. A Gendered History of Colonial Spanish-American Cities and Towns, 1500s–1800 - Leo J. Garofalo
    • 32. Gender in Batavia – Asian City, European Company Town - Jean Gelman Taylor
    • 33. Cities at Sea – Gender and Sexuality in the Eighteenth-Century British Colonial City: Philadelphia, Kingston, Madras and Calcutta - Clare A. Lyons
    • 34. Gender, Race and the Spatiality of the Colonial Town in India - Mary Hancock
    • 35. Gender and Urban Experience in Nineteenth-Century Australasian Towns - Penny Russell
    • 36. South African Cities, Gender and Inventions of Tradition in the Late Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries - Vivian Bickford-Smith
    • Further Reading