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Women and Migration in Rural Europe: Labour Markets, Representations and Policies (New Geographies of Europe)

Women and Migration in Rural Europe: Labour Markets, Representations and Policies (New Geographies of Europe)

Current price: $54.99
Publication Date: January 20th, 2016
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
ISBN:
9781137483034
Pages:
257
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Description

The chapters in this volume represent diverse attempts to explain women's movements from rural areas, taking prevailing market conditions as well as gender relations into account. The analysis of the different working and living conditions in different parts of rural Europe reveals distinct obstacles but also prospects for young women.

About the Author

Karin Wiest is Senior Researcher and Project Manager at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) in Leipzig, Germany. Her research focuses on socio-spatial processes in urban and rural Europe. She has led and participated in several EU-funded research projects focusing on female migration, demographic change and regional development.