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  • A gendered Profession, the question of representation in placemaking

Harriss, Harriet, Morrow, Ruth, Brown, James and Soane, James, 2016, Book, A gendered Profession, the question of representation in placemaking RIBA Publications, London, UK. ISBN 9781859469972

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The issue of gender inequality in architecture has been part of the profession’s discourse for many years, yet the continuing gender imbalance in architectural education and practice remains a difficult subject. This book seeks to change that. It provides the first ever attempt to move the debate about gender in architecture beyond the tradition of gender-segregated diagnostic or critical discourse on the debate towards something more propositional, actionable and transformative. To do this, A Gendered Profession brings together a comprehensive array of essays from a wide variety of experts in architectural education and practice, touching on issues such as LGBT, age, family status, and gender-biased awards.

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Subjects: Architecture > K100 Architecture
Other > Social studies > L200 Politics > L210 Political Theories > L216 Feminism
Other > Social studies > L300 Sociology > L320 Gender studies
School or Centre: School of Architecture
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2017 11:02
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2017 11:02
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/2658

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