C12.10 Gender and Geography

Session: Challenges of Gendered Lives and Places: The place we call home

Chairpersons: Orna Blumen, Tovi Fenster

Role of women NPOs in managing childcare support services in metropolitan suburbs in Japan

Mikoto Kukimoto (1), Yoshimichi Yui (2), Yoshiki Wakabayashi (3)

(1) Faculty of Economics, Oita University

(2) Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University

(3) Department of Geography, Tokyo Metropolitan University


Taking the work home: Women and the wellbeing of family business

Orna Blumen, University of Haifa


Home-making in the transnational context? Case study of Poles in Norway

Magdalena Ślusarczyk, Paula Pustulka, Institute of Sociology, Jagiellonian University in Kraków


Transformation of the territorial configuration of Arcella in the new multicultural setting

Lianet Camara, Dip. Tempo Spazio Immagine e Società, University of Verona


Ageing, gender performances and care: A study of elderly men and their care providers in Kolkata

Selim Jahangir (1), Anindita Datta (1), Ajay Bailey (2)

(1) Department of Geography, University of Delhi

(2) Faculty of Patila Sciences, University of Groningen