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Restructuring large housing estates in EuropeRestructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry$
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Ronald van Kempen, Karien Dekker, and Stephen Hall

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9781861347756

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.001.0001

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Restructuring large housing estates: does gender matter?

Restructuring large housing estates: does gender matter?

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(p.299) Fifteen Restructuring large housing estates: does gender matter?
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Restructuring large housing estates in Europe
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Christiane Droste

Irene Molina

Francesca Zajczyk

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0015

This chapter examines the role of gender mainstreaming in the restructuring of large housing estates in Sweden, Italy, and Germany. It provides a brief explanation of gender terminology and its adoption in urban planning and governance, and evaluates the compatibility of gender mainstreaming and Patsy Healey's concept of collaborative planning. The chapter discusses the different structural frameworks for the implementation of gender mainstreaming in urban and large-housing-estate development, and the gender sensitivity (or blindness) of these developments.

Keywords:   gender mainstreaming, housing estate, housing restructuring, Sweden, Italy, Germany, urban planning, Patsy Healey, collaborative planning

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