Essays about: "Urban feminist geography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words Urban feminist geography.

  1. 1. Smile for the camera - The effect of surveillance cameras on young women in Stockholm, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Dagmar Grinneby; [2022]
    Keywords : surveillance; feminist geography; urban geography; Stockholm; right to the city; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The city of Stockholm has increased its number of surveillance cameras in public places the last few years in the name of crime prevention. However, as the number of cameras increases, how does this affect the people living in the city? This paper examines how surveillance cameras affect young women between the ages of 18-24 and their perception in different area around Sergels torg, T-Centralen and Centralstationen in Stockholm, Sweden, as well as how the cameras affect their perceived Right to the City. READ MORE

  2. 2. Culture, Gender, and Emotions in Urban Green Spaces : Migrant women’s encounters of urban green spaces in Istanbul and Stockholm

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Yildiz Gulce Demirer; [2022]
    Keywords : Feminist geography; emotional geography; urban green space; encounter; affect; qualitative GIS;

    Abstract : This thesis sets out to explore how immigrant women encounter urban green spaces in Istanbul and Stockholm in their everyday lives. Underlying this focus is the importance of urban green spaces’ in providing a sustainable future and a healthy life for all and inequalities in accessing these spaces. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mind the gap: Gender dimensions in urban mobility - A case study investigating sustainable urban mobility of female public transport users in Delhi, India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Samira Pfeiffer; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable mobility; Gender; Mobility; Urban space; Public transport; Delhi-India; Sustainable development; Urban feminist geography; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Mobility and public transport are crucial determinants of sustainable development in cities. Gender dimensions are overlooked in urban mobility, impacting female public transport users’ ability to move freely in urban Delhi, India. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding the Emotional Geographies of Migrant Women in Copenhagen using Photo Elicitation

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Yasmin Reuben Adler Thomsen; [2021]
    Keywords : migrant women; everyday practices; Copenhagen; intersectionality; photo elicitation; feminist and emotional geography;

    Abstract : With a tense political landscape with stigmatizing discourse about migrants and so-called migrant ghettos, alongside continuous indications of gender imbalances in public spaces in Copenhagen, a focus on migrant women was chosen. The thesis takes its outset in a photo project conducted in Kringlebakken, an integration house in Copenhagen. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustaining Patriarchy? : A Critical Discourse Analysis of Sustainable Urban Development

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Alexandra Wallace; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Urban Planning; Feminist Geography; Critical Discourse Analysis; Agenda 2030; New Urban Agenda;

    Abstract : The United Nations (UN) has implemented a policy of gender mainstreaming in their agendas forboth sustainable development and urban development with the aim of improving gender equity in member statesthrough all of the organization’s work. However, many scholars have criticized the UN’s incorporation ofgender in these agendas for lacking systemic and coordinated policy schemes that are capable of ensuringgender equity. READ MORE