2 publications matching keyword "gender"
04/23/2019 - 16:04
Making sense of mobility in a different way, properly capturing women’s experience of mobility, this is an important challenge given how the question of what characterizes women’s mobility is often insufficiently considered. Anne Jarrigeon uses multiple observational approaches, both anthropological and film-based, that enable her to directly shed light on what is at play in women’s mobility. She can then observe the two stages of this mobility - its implementation, but also its preparation – in order to identify how it is specific in terms of physical or mental constraints.
04/23/2019 - 15:54
Mobility is one of the oldest freedoms claimed by women. Yet for a long time and still today, many women remain largely confined indoors and, here as elsewhere, they are very often under the control of men – even in societies that claim to be egalitarian. And for women, the experience of going out unaccompanied is a reminder that there is still much to be done. We might think that mobility is nothing but the reflection of a set of inequalities between men and women that are visible in other spheres and areas of society. But in fact, mobility is more of a factor that contributes to strengthening pre-existing inequalities, even though it could be a means of emancipation.