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Gendered Rural Spaces

Olsson, Pia; Ruotsala, Helena
Title: Gendered Rural Spaces
Authors: Olsson, Pia (Author)
Ruotsala, Helena (Author)
Product number: 9789522221544
Product form: Paperback
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Price: 28,00 € (25,45 € vat 0 %)

Publ. product code: 1390673
Publisher: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura
Series: Studia Fennica Ethnologica 12
Edition: 1. edition, 2009
Language: English
Pages: 160
Product family: Anthropology
Studia Fennica Ethnologica
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Finnish library classification: 49.2 Suomen ja suomalais-ugrilaisten kansojen kansatiede
YSO - General Finnish ontology: sukupuolentutkimus, kansatiede, maaseutu, paikka, tila, maaseutuympäristö, mielikuvat, maaseutukulttuuri, talonpoikaiskulttuuri, maskuliinisuus, mieheys, naiseus, ihanteet, naisen asema, maatalousyhteiskunta, maatilat, maatalousyrittäjät, yrittäjät, yrittäjyys, naiset, perintöoikeus, sukupuoli, poronhoito, porotalous, sukupuoliroolit, kylät, marit, etniset vähemmistöt, leikkipaikat, metsät, metsätyö, tutkimushistoria, kulttuurintutkimus
Key words: Gender Research, Mental pictures, Rural culture, Rural environment, countryside
Rural spaces are connected with different cultural, economic, social and political codes and meanings. In this book these meanings are analysed through gender. The articles concretely show the process of producing gender and the ways in which accepted gender-based behaviour has been constructed at different times and in different groups. Discussion of gendered spaces leads to wider questions such as power relations and displacement in society. The changing rural processes are analysed on the micro level, and the focus is set on how these changes affect people's everyday lives. Answers are looked for questions like how are individuals responding to these changes? What are their strategies, solutions and tactics? How have they experienced the change process?