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Gender Regimes, Citizen Participation and Rural Restructuring Vol: 13

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12 Dec 2007
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
400 pages - 152 x 229 x 33mm
Research in Rural Sociology and Development


This volume looks at the construction of gendered citizenship in different rural contexts. These contexts represent different welfare state and gender regimes, and different rural/agricultural conditions as characterized in different countryside types. This is a study of gender, citizenship and gender regimes, in a rural context with an international list of contributors.
Rural gender regimes: the development of rural gender research and design of a comparative approach. Agrarian femininity in a state of flux: multiple roles of Finnish farm women. Care work in Hungarian agrarian entrepreneur families during the post-socialist transition. Rural identities in transition: male unemployment and everyday practice in Northern Sweden. Women working off the farm: a case of economic citizenship?. Tracking empowerment and participation of young women farmers in Greece. Parliamentary discourses: gender and agriculture in the Swedish debate in the 1940s and 1960s. Gendered interest and motivation of the younger generation in agriculture and farm succession. Succession patterns in Norwegian farm generations: gendered responses to modernity. From formal to female property rights: gender and inheritance of landed property in Estuna, Sweden, 1810–1845. Barriers to women's participation in rural policy making. The rural gender regime: the Austrian case. Men, masculinities and the (re)gendering of local government in rural Australia. Shifting images of the ‘community’: community-based politics and women's citizenship in India and Sweden. Dynamics of change and reconstitution in hegemonic and rural gender regimes. List of Contributors. Editorial Advisory Board. About the Authors. Foreword.

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