Urban Citizenship and Spatiality: The Perceptions of Space and Belonging of Expatriate Women in Dubai.

Lau, Janet.

Abstract: This paper is based on my thesis research, which explores how expatriate women in Dubai perceive the spaces that surround them. The built environment (physical spaces large and small) can shape notions of identity and belonging, but not divorced from the social context of place. In a country where discrimination abounds, foreign women in Dubai must confront social stigmas and tensions ve... read more

Tufts University. Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning.
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