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"What Would a Non-Sexist City Be Like? Speculations on Housing, Urban Design, and Human Work"

by Hayden, Dolores (1980)


"A woman's place is in the home" has been one of the most important principles of architectural design and urban planning in the United States for the last century. An implicit rather than explicit principle for the conservative and male-dominated design professions, it …

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Urban, Urbanology, Housework, Domestic Labour, Gender, Gendered Labour, Womens Work, Female Labour, Architecture, Division Of Labour


Women and Work

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