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Title: Thinking Public Spaces through the Spatiality of Arab Women; The Case of Nablus-Palestine (Publieke ruimte denken via het ruimtegebruik van Arabische vrouwen: het geval Nablus, Palestina)
Other Titles: Thinking Public Spaces through the Spatiality of Arab Women; The Case of Nablus-Palestine
Authors: Lubada, Mokarram; R0417604
Issue Date: 27-Jun-2014
Table of Contents: 1 INTRODUCTION

PART I
Women’s Spatiality in Public Spaces- a Feminist Perspective
2 Gender Conceptualization of Public Spaces- Alternative Planning
2.1 Public Spaces- General Concepts
2.2 The Interrelations between Spatial Configurations and Social Processes
2.3 The Urban Feminist Scholarship- When It Started?
2.4 Feminist Contribution to Planning Theory- Critical Interventions
2.5 Feminist Approaches to Planning- Potential Planning Interventions

3 Arab Women’s Spatiality in Feminist Literature
3.1 Arab Women’s Movement in the Middle East
3.2 Arab Women's Spatiality in Feminist Literature- Social Aspects
3.3 Arab Women's Spatiality in Feminist Literature- Physical Aspects

PART II
Nablus City- Public Spaces through the Spatiality of Nablusi Women
4 The Modern City of Nablus: Its Urban and Social Characteristics
4.1 Nablus City- General Background
4.2 The Urban Growth of Modern Nablus: A Historical Overview
4.3 The Main Factors Affecting the Urban Development of ‘Modern’ Nablus
4.4 Nablus Society – Social Features and Identity
4.5 Palestinian Women’s Movement- a Reflection on Women’s Status in the Palestinian Society

5 Commercial Spaces: The Case of the Modern City Center
5.1 The Use of the City Center by Women-Key Characteristics
5.2 Spatial Limitations of the City Center- Women’s Needs
5.3 The Strengths and Weaknesses of the City Center- Women’s Views
5.4 The City Center in the Mind of Nablusi Women
5.5 New Planning Interventions in the City Center- New Urban Experiences

6 Residential Areas: The Case of Two Neighborhoods
6.1 Spatial Imitations of the Two Residential Areas- Women’s Needs
6.2 The Strengths and Weaknesses of Residential Areas in Nablus- Women’s Views
6.3 The Social Spaces inside Residential Areas

7 Recreational Outdoor Spaces: The Case of Mutanazahat
7.1 The Spatial Presence of Women in Leisure Time- between Public and Private Spaces
7.2 Limited Outdoor Recreational Spaces - Women’s Needs
7.3 The Favorite Recreational Spaces for Women in Nablus
7.4 The Case of Mutanazahat in Nablus- Women’s Spatiality

8 DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS

References
ANNEXES
ISBN: 9789057180934
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: TH
Appears in Collections:Architecture and Society (+)

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