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By Alan Collins

This ebook features a number of state-of-the-art chapters that discover quite a few connections among city dwelling, sexuality and sexual hope around the globe. the major subject matters featured deal with a few topical concerns including:



  • the controversies and debates raging round the evolution, defining styles and acceptable legislation of business intercourse zones and markets within the city landscape

  • how homosexual public areas, districts and 'gay villages' emerged and constructed in quite a few cities and towns round the world

  • how altering attitudes to, and using city sexual areas, as depicted in iconic tv sequence similar to Sex and the City and Queer as Folk, mirror the truth of operating women's or homosexual men's altering lifestyles experiences.

With specific case reports, and a powerful interdisciplinary charm, this ebook can be a worthy reference for postgraduates and complicated scholars within the fields of cultural experiences in addition to human, city and social geography.


This booklet used to be formerly released as a unique factor of the magazine Urban Studies.

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