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Rural encounters with the city. A study of the gendered livelihood strategies of migrant youth in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


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Title: Rural encounters with the city. A study of the gendered livelihood strategies of migrant youth in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Authors: Dessie, Elizabeth
E-mail: elizabethdessie@gmail.com
Issue Date: 17-Nov-2021
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Economy and Society ; Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle
Date of Defence: 2021-12-17
Disputation: Fredagen den 17 december 2021, kl. 13.15, sal B44, Handelshögskolan/zoom
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Human Geography Series
131
Keywords: rural-urban migration
youth
gender
livelihoods
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Abstract: More than half of the world’s population growth will be accounted for by cities in the coming decades, with sub-Saharan Africa at the centre of this change. While studies have pointed to the disproportionate effects unemployment and urban poverty have on women in urban areas, gender-focused livelihood research continues to occupy a peripheral space in the field of Human geography. In Ethiopia, one of the fastest growing economies in the world, urbanisation has predominantly been fuelled by rural... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-561-7
978-91-8009-560-0 (PDF)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/69883
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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