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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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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. How We Got To Now (5 mins)
  • 3. Urban Planning Has a Sexism Problem (7 mins)
  • 4. The Most Famous Name In Urbanism (11 mins)
  • 5. The Women Who Followed Suit (11 mins)
  • 6. The State of The Gendered City (11 mins)
  • 7. Conclusion (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.

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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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