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Postcommunism and the body politic

Author: Ellen E Berry
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [1995] ©1995
Series: Genders, 22.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The postcommunist moment in the so-called Second World--Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union--has dramatically exposed the opportunities and dangers that arise when the political, cultural, and economic foundations of a society are de- and then re-structured. Gender roles and relations, expressions of sexuality or attempts to recontain them, representations of the body, especially the female body,  Read more...
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Postcommunism and the body politic.
New York : New York University Press, ©1995
(DLC) 96104710
(OCoLC)32912510
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen E Berry
ISBN: 9780814723418 0814723411
OCLC Number: 906962530
Description: 1 online resource (v, 320 pages).
Contents: Bug inspectors and beauty queens : the problems of translating feminism into Russian --
Engendering the Russian body politic --
Women in Yugoslavia --
Traditions of patriotism, questions of gender : the case of Poland --
Sex, subjectivity, and socialism : feminist discourses in East Germany --
Deciphering the body of memory : writing by former East German women writers --
New members and organs : the politics of porn --
Sex in the media and the birth of the sex media in Russia --
The underground closet : political and sexual dissidence in East European culture --
Ivan Soloviev's reflections on Eros --
Russian women writing alcoholism : the sixties to the present --
Gendering cinema in postcommunist Hungary.
Series Title: Genders, 22.
Other Titles: Post-communism and the body politic
Responsibility: edited by Ellen E. Berry.

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