Putting Women in Place: Feminist Geographers Make Sense of the World
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This book gives a new perspective on the geography of everyday lives of women and men, and how factors of gender have built the environment of the modern world. It considers and explores the different ways that women and men work, travel, eat, nurture, and live. To uncover this evolution of gender patterns this book explores many historical periods, and travels across cultural boundaries. Accounts of men and women's roles and careers explain many issues of gender in the workplace and working women's history. Putting Women in Place offers an appealing set of discussions and experiences which combines social knowledge with historical facts. This book is also extensively illustrated with photographs, maps, and drawings of real women and their everyday lives. It is a thorough account of how the definitions and inner aspects of femininity are forged in the world.