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By Lise Nelson, Joni Seager

A spouse to Feminist Geography captures the breadth and variety of this brilliant and great box. It exhibits how feminist geography has altered the panorama of geographical inquiry and data because the Seventies, reframing basic methods throughout a number disciplines, together with structure, environmental reviews, and geography. extra, it situates feminist geography in the context of geographical inspiration and inside of interdisciplinary feminist debates.
The better half, that includes individuals from worldwide, explores the varied literatures that contain feminist geography this present day, tracing the emergence of key debates within the box. the amount displays some of the websites and destinations from which feminist geographical research is being produced; and it incorporates a systematic evaluation of feminist contributions to significant sub-fields in geography, masking either proven topics, corresponding to hard work, city, and environmental geography, and rising components of scholarship, similar to the physique and the state.

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They found a high degree of localism, as well as racial and class segregation, in women’s employment, linked to employers’ stereotypical views of potential labor pools. As well as contributing to the maintenance of distinct ethnic communities, the recruitment strategies adopted 20 LIZ BONDI AND JOYCE DAVIDSON by employers perpetuated assumptions about household gender relations; for example, through the establishment of “women’s shifts,” which in some neighborhoods were designed to fit between school hours, and in other neighborhoods meant night hours when children were assumed to be asleep and partners home from day shifts.

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