Place, (In)Equality and Gender: A Mapping of Challenges and Best Practices in Relation to Gender, Education and Population Flows in Nordic Peripheral Areas

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    Abstract

    This mapping presents a selected overview of existing research on gender, education and population flows in the Nordic peripheral areas. These areas are faced with a series of challenges that cannot be analyzed nor solved without taking a gender perspective into account. The challenges relate to, for instance, altered living conditions caused by global changes, stagnated or negative economic development, decrease in the amount of workplaces (particularly in the traditionally male- dominated professions) as well as, not least, migration and depopulation which is partly due to the fact that the young people of the area (especially the women) move to bigger cities to educate themselves. The challenges in question are not only significant in relation to the viability and cohesion of the areas, but also for the men and women who live there and their mutual social relations.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCopenhagen
    PublisherNordic Council of Ministers
    Number of pages197
    ISBN (Print)978-92-893-4267-4, 978-92-893-4269-8
    ISBN (Electronic)978-92-893-4268-1
    Commissioning bodyNordisk Ministerråd
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 8 Jul 2015
    EventSeminar om køn, uddannelse og befolkningsstrømme i Norden - Hotel Hans Egede, Nuuk, Nuuk, Greenland
    Duration: 17 Jun 201517 Jun 2015
    SeriesTemaNord
    Number558
    Volume2015
    ISSN0908-6692

    Seminar

    SeminarSeminar om køn, uddannelse og befolkningsstrømme i Norden
    LocationHotel Hans Egede, Nuuk
    Country/TerritoryGreenland
    CityNuuk
    Period17/06/201517/06/2015

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