Discrimination by Design
A Feminist Critique of the Man-Made Environment
Awards and Recognition:
Outstanding Book given by the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in the United States. Winner of the Creative Achievement Award given by the American Collegiate Schools of Architecture.
"A fast-moving, insightful, politically astute and upfront feminist examination of the power struggles involved in building and controlling space."
-- Women's Review of Books
"A readable account of the force of male dominance in the built environment. . . . Those looking to this book for a clearer vision of the changes that need to be made in the organization and design of housing, work, and public space to foster gender equality will not be disappointed."
-- Journal of Planning Education and Research
"A pioneering work that will pave new territory not only for feminists but all those who are prepared to rethink environmental and societal issues."
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