2 Genesis: gender in spatial science and planning
3 Theoretical points of reference
4 Gender mainstreaming in spatial research and planning
This article describes the development of approaches to genderoriented research and planning. As a category, gender opens up various avenues for spatial analysis and gives rise to a new understanding and knowledge of how space can be constituted and shaped. Brought together under the concept of gender mainstreaming, these approaches offer effective tools for spatial research and planning.