FSD2016 Ways of Life of Women Living in Countryside 1998-2000

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  • Högbacka, Riitta (University of Helsinki. Department of Sociology)


countryside, economic activity, family life, gender role, leisure time, rural areas, women, women's role


The study consists of interviews with Finnish women living in rural areas. The data were collected in 1998, 1999, and 2000, and cover women of different ages with various occupations, and living in various regions. The interviews included women's personal experiences and thoughts related to work, other activities, ways of life, changes, and plans for the future.

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