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Women and Cities 2: The Sexist City

This course discusses the current state of urban planning and design as it relates to gender equity.

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Course Info

  • Duration 7 video lessons (51 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2022
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    1.
    Introduction
    Chapter Duration 1 min
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    2.
    How We Got To Now
    Chapter Duration 5 mins
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    Urban Planning Has a Sexism Problem
    Chapter Duration 7 mins
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    The Most Famous Name In Urbanism
    Chapter Duration 11 mins
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    The Women Who Followed Suit
    Chapter Duration 11 mins
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    The State of The Gendered City
    Chapter Duration 11 mins
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    Conclusion
    Chapter Duration 1 min

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the current state of urban planning and design as it relates to gender equity.
  • Understand the status of the urban planning field as a whole as it relates to gender equity in instruction, attendance, job placement and so forth.
  • Learn about notable women from the past and how they impacted cities.
  • Learn about contemporary women in urban design and planning.

Course Description

This course will cover the current state of urban planning and design as it relates to gender equity. Citing examples from recent history and contemporary times, the course examines the statistics and rhetoric critical to an understanding of gender equity in cities for both academic study and professional practice.

AICP CM

This course is approved for .75 AICP CM credit.

AIA CES

This course is 1 LU.

Meet Your Instructor

Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman

Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman

Katrina is a lecturer, researcher, and advocate for heart-centered cities. Her work focuses on human behavior in public space and the relationship between behavior and design.

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