Introduction

  1. Lin Foxhall1 and
  2. Gabriele Neher2
  1. Lin Foxhall1 and
  2. Gabriele Neher2

Published Online: 13 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118234471.ch

Gender and the City before Modernity

Gender and the City before Modernity

How to Cite

Foxhall, L. and Neher, G. (2012) Introduction, in Gender and the City before Modernity (eds L. Foxhall and G. Neher), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118234471.ch

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Leicester, UK

  2. 2

    University of Nottingham, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Leicester, UK

  2. 2

    University of Nottingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 MAY 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118234433

Online ISBN: 9781118234471

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Keywords:

  • gender operation, in cities before modernity;
  • gender, shaping cities, power and authority within spaces;
  • physical, cultural frameworks, shaping gender;
  • earlier cities, seeing cities in their own terms;
  • socio-spatial entity of city, and engagements with gender;
  • urban geography within the ‘sociology of space’;
  • ‘gender’, socially constructed, situation and location;
  • cities before modernity, their political contextualisation;
  • time and space, and boundary permeability;
  • gendered ideologies, behavior, moulding, and spaces of cities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The volume

  • Gender, space and time

  • Boundaries: physical, conceptual, symbolic

  • Citizenship, belonging and participation

  • Conclusion