Women, Transport, Cities Sustainability, and Social Participation

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dc.contributor.author Pardo Buendía, Mercedes
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-07T08:56:47Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-07T08:56:47Z
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Leal Filho, Walter (ed). International Experiences on Sustainability, 2002, Frankfurt, Berlin, Berna, Bruselas, Nueva York, Oxford, p.221-233.
dc.identifier.isbn 3-631-50110-2
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/10191
dc.description.abstract Cities are currently one of the main producers of environmental problems, some as serious as climate change. Among urban activities,· transport, and particuIarly automobile transport, is one of the most important causes of environmental impacto Public transport is encouragedas one ofthe priorities of cities' environmental policies. As mobility increases, transport accessibility is particularly relevant. Women both use the city intensively and present a mobility pattern different to meno The mam users of public transport are women, the elderly and children. Even so, the b~ transport system is designed according to a male mobility pattefIl; Gender perspective provides an important improvement to the transport sector that goes in favour ofmore sustainablecities. This chapter presentsthe resuIts of an Action-Research project carried out in the cityof Pamplona, Spain, aimed to improve the city public transport system from women's perspective.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Peter Lang Publisher
dc.title Women, Transport, Cities Sustainability, and Social Participation
dc.type book part
dc.subject.eciencia Sociología
dc.subject.eciencia Recursos Naturales
dc.rights.accessRights open access
dc.affiliation.dpto UC3M. Departamento de Análisis Social
dc.affiliation.grupoinv UC3M. Grupo de Investigación: Sociología del Cambio Climático y Desarrollo Sostenible
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