Space, Place, and Gender

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U of Minnesota Press, 1994 - Philosophy - 280 pages
 

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Contents

Introduction
19
Industrial Restructuring versus the Cities
25
In What Sense a Regional Problem?
50
The Shape of Things to Come
67
Social Change and Spatial
86
Introduction
117
The Political Place of Locality Studies
125
A Global Sense of Place
146
A Place Called Home?
157
Introduction
177
Space Place and Gender
185
A Womans Place?
191
Index
273
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About the author (1994)

Doreen Massey was born in Manchester, United Kingdom on January 3, 1944. She was educated at Oxford University and later received a master's degree in regional science at the University of Pennsylvania. She began her career working for a thinktank, the Centre for Environmental Studies (CES), in London. Her work with CES revealed several key analysts of the contemporary British economy. When CES closed, she became a professor of geography at the Open University and worked there until her retirement in 2009. She wrote and edited numerous books during her lifetime including For Space; Space, Place and Gender; and World City. She died on March 11, 2016 at the age of 72.

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