A Companion to Feminist Geography by Lise Nelson, Joni Seager

By Lise Nelson, Joni Seager

A significant other to Feminist Geography captures the breadth and variety of this brilliant and important box.

  • Shows how feminist geography has replaced the panorama of geographical inquiry and information because the Nineteen Seventies.
  • Explores the varied literatures that contain feminist geography this present day.
  • Showcases state of the art examine by means of feminist geographers.
  • Charts rising components of scholarship, reminiscent of the physique and the state.
  • Contributions from 50 prime overseas students within the box.
  • Each bankruptcy will be learn for its personal specific contribution.

Chapter 1 creation (pages 1–11): Lise Nelson and Joni Seager
Chapter 2 Situating Gender (pages 15–31): Liz Bondi and Joyce Davidson
Chapter three Anti?Racist Feminism in Geography: An time table for Social motion (pages 32–40): Audrey Kobayashi
Chapter four A physically thought of study: energy, distinction, and Specificity in Feminist technique (pages 41–59): Pamela Moss
Chapter five Transnational Mobilities and demanding situations (pages 60–73): Brenda S. A. Yeoh
Chapter 6 Feminist Analyses of labor: Rethinking the limits, Gendering, and Spatiality of labor (pages 77–92): Kim England and Victoria Lawson
Chapter 7 Shea Butter, Globalization, and girls of Burkina Faso (pages 93–108): Marlene Elias and Judith Carney
Chapter eight engaged on the worldwide meeting Line (pages 109–122): Altha J. Cravey
Chapter nine From Migrant to Immigrant: household employees Settle in Vancouver, Canada (pages 123–137): Geraldine Pratt
Chapter 10 Borders, Embodiment, and Mobility: Feminist Migration experiences in Geography (pages 138–149): Rachel Silvey
Chapter eleven The altering Roles of girl exertions in fiscal growth and Decline: The Case of the Istanbul garments (pages 150–165): Ayda Eraydyn and Asuman Turkun?Erendil
Chapter 12 lady exertions in intercourse Trafficking: A Darker facet of Globalization (pages 166–178): Vidyamali Samarasinghe
Chapter thirteen altering the Gender of Entrepreneurship (pages 179–193): Susan Hanson and Megan Blake
Chapter 14 Gender and Empowerment: developing “Thus a ways and no extra” Supportive constructions. A Case from India (pages 194–207): Saraswati Raju
Chapter 15 Feminist Geographies of the “City”: a number of Voices, a number of Meanings (pages 211–227): Valerie Preston and Ebru Ustundag
Chapter sixteen areas of swap: Gender, details expertise, and New Geographies of Mobility and Fixity within the Early Twentiethcentury info economic system (pages 228–241): Kate Boyer
Chapter 17 Gender and town: different Formations of Belonging (pages 242–256): Tovi Fenster
Chapter 18 city area in Plural: Elastic, Tamed, Suppressed (pages 257–270): Hille Koskela
Chapter 19 Daycare providers Provision for operating girls in Japan (pages 271–290): Kamiya Hiroo
Chapter 20 Organizing from the Margins: Grappling with “Empowerment” in India and South Africa (pages 291–304): Richa Nagar and Amanda Lock Swarr
Chapter 21 relocating past “Gender and Gis” to a Feminist point of view on details applied sciences: The influence of Welfare Reform on Women's it wishes (pages 305–321): Melissa R. Gilbert and Michele Masucci
Chapter 22 ladies outside: Destabilizing the Public/Private Dichotomy (pages 322–333): Phil Hubbard
Chapter 23 Situating our bodies (pages 337–349): Robyn Longhurst
Chapter 24 our bodies, kingdom self-discipline, and the functionality of Gender in a South African Women's legal (pages 350–362): Teresa Dirsuweit
Chapter 25 Hiv/Aids Interventions and the Politics of the African Woman's physique (pages 363–378): Kawango Agot
Chapter 26 British Pakistani Muslim ladies: Marking the physique, Marking the kingdom (pages 379–397): Robina Mohammad
Chapter 27 Transversal Circuits: Transnational Sexualities and Trinidad (pages 398–416): Jasbir Kaur Puar
Chapter 28 hearing the Landscapes of Mama Tingo: From the “Woman query” in Sustainable improvement to Feminist Political Ecology in Zambrana?chacuey, Dominican Republic (pages 419–433): Dianne Rocheleau
Chapter 29 Gender kinfolk past Farm Fences: Reframing the Spatial Context of neighborhood wooded area Livelihoods (pages 434–444): Anoja Wickramasinghe
Chapter 30 the recent Species of Capitalism: An Ecofeminist touch upon Animal Biotechnology (pages 445–457): Jody Emel and Julie Urbanik
Chapter 31 Siren Songs: Gendered Discourses of shock for Sea Creatures (pages 458–485): Jennifer Wolch and Jin Zhang
Chapter 32 Geographic details and Women's Empowerment: A Breast melanoma instance (pages 486–495): Sara McLafferty
Chapter 33 acting a “Global experience of Place”: Women's activities for Environmental Justice (pages 496–515): Giovanna Di Chiro
Chapter 34 Feminist Political Geographies (pages 519–533): Eleonore Kofman
Chapter 35 Gender, Race, and Nationalism: American id and monetary Imperialism on the flip of the 20 th Century (pages 534–549): Mona Domosh
Chapter 36 Virility and Violation within the US “War on Terrorism” (pages 550–564): Matthew G. Hannah
Chapter 37 Feminist Geopolitics and September eleven (pages 565–577): Jennifer Hyndman
Chapter 38 Love on the market: advertising homosexual Male P/Leisure house in modern Cape city, South Africa (pages 578–589): Glen S. Elder
Chapter 39 Women's Struggles for Sustainable Peace in Postconflict Peru: A Feminist research of Violence and alter (pages 590–606): Maureen Hays?Mitchell

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Indeed, theorizing about the mutually constitutive qualities of “race” and gender, in addition to a much older tradition of class analysis, has provided much of the zing to our discipline. Poststructuralist accounts of social construction have provided a conceptual paradigm that, while constantly developed and embroidered, is seldom if ever now refuted by feminist or anti-racist scholars. As Kay Anderson (2002, p. 25) suggests, the “most useful insight of the constructivist perspectives on race .

Johnston, S. Lilley, C. Listerborn, M. Marshy, S. McEwan, N. O’Connor, G. Rose, B. Vivat and N. Wood, Subjectivities, Knowledges, and Feminist Geographies. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. Johnston, L. and Valentine, G. (1995) Wherever I lay me girlfriend, that’s my home: the performance and surveillance of lesbian identities in domestic environments. In D. Bell and G. Valentine (eds), Mapping Desire. London: Routledge. Kramer, J. L. (1995) Bachelor farmers and spinsters: gay and lesbian identities and communities in rural North Dakota.

Perhaps most well known of these strategies is the carving out of alternative gay spaces in the form of gay and/or lesbian residential neighborhoods (see for example Castells, 1983; Lauria and Knopp, 1985; Adler and Brenner, 1992; Peake, 1993; Forest, 1995; Kramer, 1995; Rothenberg, 1995; Valentine, 1997). Such neighborhoods create zones in which heterosexuality is no longer normative. Spaces are produced and performed in ways that accept and celebrate alternative sexual identities, and increase the visibility of alternative sexualities.

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