Gender, Equality And Difference During And After State Socialism by R. KayGender, Equality And Difference During And After State Socialism by R. Kay

Gender, Equality And Difference During And After State Socialism

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Hardcover | October 11, 2007

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Gender, Equality and Difference During and After State Socialism examines gender as a socially and culturally constructed phenomenon which is influential in and influenced by state-led policies and structures, as well as social practices and relations and which shapes the experiences and lives of women and men.
ILDIKÓ ASZTALOS MORREL Lecturer in Sociology, Mälardalen University College, Sweden SUE BRIDGER Honorary Visiting Reader in Russian Studies, University of Bradford, UK MARY BUCKLEY Fellow and Director of Studies in Social and Political Sciences, Hughes Hall, Cambridge, UK HELENE CARLBÄCK Senior Lecturer in History, Centre for Baltic an...
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Title:Gender, Equality And Difference During And After State SocialismFormat:HardcoverDimensions:237 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.63 inPublished:October 11, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230524842

ISBN - 13:9780230524842

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Introduction: Gender, Equality and the State from Socialism to Democracy?; R.Kay PART 1: EQUAL BUT DIFFERENT: STATE SOCIALISM AND WOMEN'S ROLES IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LIFE 'We were very upset if we didn't look fashionable': Women's Beauty Practices in Post-War Russia; Y.Gradskova How to Combine Motherhood and Wage Labour: Hungarian Expert Perspectives during the 1960s; I.A.Morell Re-Privatising Women's Lives: From Khrushchev to Brezhnev; N.Vinokurova Wives or Workers? Women's Position in the Labour Force and in Domestic Life in Sweden and Russia during the 1960s; H.Carlbaeck Heroine-Mothers and Demographic Crises: The Legacy of the Late Soviet Era; S.Bridger PART 2: (RE-)NEGOTIATING GENDER, EQUALITY AND DIFFERENCE IN THE POSTSOCIALIST ERA: RIGHTS, PARTICIPATION AND MARGINALIZATION 'In our society it's as if the man is just some kind of stud': Men's Experiences of Fatherhood and Fathers' Rights in Contemporary Russia; R.Kay The Right to be Different? Sexual Citizenship and its Politics in Post-Soviet Russia; F.Stella Russian Women's Perceptions of Human Rights and Rights-Based Approaches in Everyday Life; V.Turbine Doubly Disadvantaged? Gender, Forced Migration and the Russian Labour Market; L.Kosygina Press Images of Human Trafficking from Russia: Myths and Interpretations; M.Buckley