Race, Gender and Urban Environments
An exploration of race and gender and their impact on public and private spaces in urban areas.
# 140771 | 750 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Environmental Studies (Urban Issues) , African-American Studies (Racism) , Gender and Sexuality (Gender Studies) , Sociology (General)
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The paper consists of an examination of an article and the linking of it to a second article. The paper's articles deal with race, gender and urban environments. The paper highlights the major problem that is that these factors combine to marginalize women, people of colour and the poor.
From the Paper:"Public and Private spaces within cities are not static environments. They are shaped by social, cultural, political, economic, environmental and geographic factors. The fact that all of these factors shape urban public and private spaces means that urban areas are not homogeneous. The shape that these spaces take is ultimately determined by which social, cultural, political, economic, environmental and geographic factors are present. Two of these factors seem to be incredibly important. These are sexuality and race. Public and private spaces in urban areas show a higher degree of inequality along both sexual and racial lines. With women, people of..."
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