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Gender representation and participation in Dutch human geography departments

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Abstract:

Since the beginning of the 1970s the under-representation of women in geography has been questioned in several publications. Most articles refer to the situation in English-speaking countries. This paper examines the vertical and horizontal gender segregation in human geography departments in Dutch universities. In spite of several policy measures to promote equal opportunity, women form only 19 per cent of all human geography faculty. In the conclusion, consequences and dilemmas related to gender representation and segregation are discussed.

Keywords: Gender representation; Netherlands; human geography departments

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/0309826042000198701

Affiliations: Department of Geography and Planning University of Amsterdam Netherlands

Publication date: 2004-03-01

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