Discrimination by Design: A Feminist Critique of the Man-Made Environment

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Discrimination by Design is a fascinating account of the complex social processes and power struggles involved in building and controlling space. Leslie Kanes Weisman offers a new framework for understanding the spatial dimensions of gender and race as well as class. She traces the social and architectural histories of the skyscraper, maternity hospital, department store, shopping mall, nuclear family dream house, and public housing high rise. Her vivid prose is based on exhaustive research and documents how each setting, ...

Discrimination by Design: A Feminist Critique of the Man-Made Environment 1992, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252018497

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