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The baba and the comrade : gender and politics in revolutionary Russia

Author: Elizabeth A Wood
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana Univ. Press, 2000.
Series: Indiana-Michigan series in Russian and East European studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. printView all editions and formats
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An original and sophisticated contribution to understanding the tangled issue of gender in Soviet Russia.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth A Wood
ISBN: 0253214300 9780253214300 0253333113 9780253333117
OCLC Number: 699602372
Description: 318 Seiten.
Contents: Preliminary Table of Contents:AcknowledgmentsIntroductionI. The Woman Question1. The Bolsheviks and the Genealogy of the Woman QuestionII. Gender in the Context of State-Making and Civil War2. Sharp Eyes and Tender Hearts: Passing New Legislation and Fighting the Civil War3. Identity and Organization: Creating the Women's Sections of the Communist Party4. War Communism at Its Height: Lobbying on Behalf of Women WorkersIII. The New Threat to the Social Contract5. The Liquidation Crisis in Zhenotdel Politics6. The Crisis in Economics: The Social Contract Endangered7. The New Threat: Zhenotdel Criticisms of the Social Costs of NEP8. Daily Life and Gender TransformationConclusionNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Indiana-Michigan series in Russian and East European studies
Responsibility: Elizabeth A. Wood.

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" ... a highly persuasive, revealing, and well-documented account of early Bolshevik policy, practice, and language pertaining to the 'baba problem' and the unexpected ways female and male comrades Read more...

 
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