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Title Toilet : public restrooms and the politics of sharing / edited by Harvey Molotch and Laura Norén

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : New York University Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  GT476 .T65 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  GT476 .T65 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript vii, 316 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series NYU series in social and cultural analysis
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: Learning from the loo / Harvey Molotch -- Rest stop : Russell Sage Foundation -- Living in the loo: Dirty spaces : separation, concealment, and shame in the public toilet / Ruth Barcan -- Rest stop : erotic at Harvard / Bryan Reynolds -- Which way to look? : exploring latrine use in the Roman world / Zena Kamash -- Rest stop : judgmental urinals -- Potty training : nonhuman inspection in publish washrooms / Irus Braverman -- Rest stop : Times Square control -- Who gets to go: Only dogs are free to pee : New York cabbies' search for civility / Laura Norén -- Rest stop : trucker bomb -- Creating a nonsexist restroom / Clara Greed -- Rest stop : a woman's restroom reflection -- Sex separation : the cure-all for Victorian social anxiety / Terry S. Kogan -- Rest stop : MIT's infinite corridor, now shorter for women -- Pissing without pity : disability, gender and the public toilet / David Serlin -- Rest stop : flirting with the boundary -- Building in the future: The restroom revolution : unisex toilets and campus politics / Olga Gershenson -- Rest stop : Thai students get transsexual toilet / Jonathan Head -- Why not abolish laws of urinary segregation? / Mary Anne Case -- Rest stop : menstrual dilemma -- Entangled with a user : inside bathrooms with Alexander Kira and Peter Greenaway / Barbara Penner -- Rest stop : toilet bloom at Bryant Park -- On not making history : what NYU did with the toilet and what it means for the world / Harvey Molotch
Note In "Toilet," noted sociologist Harvey Molotch and Lauren Noren bring together twelve essays by urbanists, historians and cultural analysts (among others) to shed light on the public restroom and how it reflects and sustains our cultural attitudes towards gender, class, and disability
LC subject Toilets
Toilets -- Social aspects
Add Author Molotch, Harvey Luskin
Norén, Laura
ISBN 9780814795880 (cl : alk. paper)
0814795889 (cl : alk. paper)
9780814795897 (pb : alk. paper)
0814795897 (pb : alk. paper)