Perspectives on Policy and Planning in Depopulating Areas in Northern Europe
Dr. Josefina Syssner is a Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor of Human Geography in the Centre for Municipality Studies at Linkoping University. She received her Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies from Linkoping University in 2006, was Director of the Centre for Municipality Studies from 2012 to 2017, and has authored or co-authored 1 book and 4 book chapters. Her research interests are in the political issues, strategies and processes linked to local and regional development, and demographic adaptation.
Chapter1. Introduction.- Chapter2. A Policy Perspective on Shrinkage.- Chapter3. Rural shrinkage in a Nordic Welfare State.- Chapter4. Policy implications of rural depopulation.- Chapter5. Why do they fail?.- Chapter6. Arguments for a local adaptation policy.