“Race" and Sexuality: Challenging the Patriarchal Structuring of Urban Social Space

Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 11: 415-432, 1993

By: Environment and Planning D

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Social Equity

This article presents a framework for understanding patriarchy and applies it to analyze living arrangements among low-income women and the creation of a lesbian residential area in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It introduces the politics of location as a way to understand differing forms of oppression.