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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 [en]

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.

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Copenhagen: Nordisk Ministerråd, 2015. , 194 p.
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TemaNord, ISSN 0908-6692 ; 2015:558
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Social Sciences
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Globalisation; Upper secondary education; Adult education; Vocational training; Higher education; Research; Labour and employment; Regional policy; Welfare; Children and young people; Gender equality; Moving and commuting
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URN: urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-3967DOI: 10.6027/TN2015-558ISBN: 978-92-893-4267-4 (print)ISBN: 978-92-893-4269-8 (print)ISBN: 978-92-893-4268-1 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:norden-3967DiVA: diva2:840484
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