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Women’s behaviour in public spaces and the influence of privacy as a cultural value: The case of Nablus, Palestine
The aim of this paper is to study how women’s privacy needs are met through the physical form of public spaces in both old and new urban designs, using as a case study the city of Nablus, Palestine,… Expand
Physical space, social behaviour and socioeconomic changes in traditional neighbourhoods: A case study of the traditional city of Nablus
Abstract This paper investigates the relationships among socioeconomic changes, physical space and social behaviour, particularly with respect to how they are simultaneously influenced by each other… Expand
SCHOOLYARDS’ DESIGN AND STUDENTS’ NEEDS FROM GENDER PERSPECTIVE: THE CASE OF PALESTINE
This study focuses on the relationship between gender, students’ needs and the physical form of schoolyards. It investigates whether and how the needs of both male and female students influence the… Expand
Women’s Specific Needs and Urban Planning Practices in the Middle East: The Case of Palestine
- Manal Ahmad Al-Bishawi
- Political Science
This chapter is based on a research work about how women’s specific needs, particularly privacy, are considered in the design of cities and urban planning practices in the Middle Eastern cities,… Expand
A METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH FOR READING URBAN OPEN SPACE.
This paper suggests a methodological approach for reading and analyzing urban open spaces, based on the concept of behavioral setting, which deals with individuals and their behavior as a tool for… Expand