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dc.contributor.authorAl-Bishawi, Manal
dc.date.accessioned2018-03-07T13:04:37Z
dc.date.available2018-03-07T13:04:37Z
dc.date.issued2016-01
dc.identifier.issn978-3-319-15323-0
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11889/5410
dc.description.abstractThis chapter is based on a research work about how women’s specific needs, particularly those related to culture, are considered in design of cities and urban planning practices in the Middle Eastern cities, where culture plays a critical role in driving women behaviors and influences their participation in the community life. Palestine, as being a middle-eastern country, will be presented as a case study to provide a perspective on how the cultural needs of women in general, and women's privacy need in particular, are accommodated in a local context that can be generalized to many other MENA region countries. Observations and interviews are used as two main methods for data collections. The outcome of this study emphasizes the importance of including women's needs, particularly privacy, in the curriculum of architecture and urban planning. This will enhance the knowledge about how to design and develop urban environments that support women’s specific needs, so that women can use these cities comfortably and take part in urban and public life.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipQatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO)en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherSpringeren_US
dc.subjectWomen and city planning - Palestineen_US
dc.subjectWomen and land use planning - Palestine Urban planning practices - Palestineen_US
dc.subject.lcshUrban planning practices - Palestine
dc.subject.lcshPlanning - Palestine
dc.titleWomen's specific needs and urban planning practices in the Middle East case of Palestineen_US
dc.typeBook chapteren_US
newfileds.departmentEngineering and Technologyen_US
newfileds.custom-issue-date2016en_US
newfileds.item-access-typeopen_accessen_US
newfileds.thesis-prognoneen_US
newfileds.general-subjectArts, Architecture, Music and Sports | الفنون، العمارة، الموسيقى والرياضةen_US
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