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Gender in twentieth-century Eastern Europe and the USSR

Gender in twentieth-century Eastern Europe and the USSR

Author: Catherine Baker
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Series: Gender and history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A concise and accessible introduction to the gender histories of eastern Europe and the Soviet Union in the twentieth century. These essays juxtapose established topics in gender history such as  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Baker
ISBN: 9781137528025 1137528028 1137528036 9781137528032
OCLC Number: 966309295
Description: 1 volume.
Contents: Introduction: Gender in 20thCentury Eastern Europe and the USSR; Catherine Baker PART I: BETWEEN THE FIN-DE-SIECLE AND THE INTERWAR PERIOD 1. Czech Motherhood and Fin-de-Siecle Visual Culture; Cynthia Paces 2. British-Yugoslav Lesbian Networks During and After the Great War; Olga Dimitrijevi? and Catherine Baker 3. Creating 'New Soviet Women' in Armenia? Gender and Tradition in the Early Soviet South Caucasus; Jo Laycock and Jeremy Johnson PART II: GENDER REGIMES OF REVOLUTION AND WAR 4. Mothers of a New World: Maternity and Culture in the Soviet Period; Jenny Kaminer 5. Life and Fate: Race, Nationality, Class, and Gender in Wartime Poland; Katherine R. Jolluck 6. Female Red Army Soldiers in World War II and Beyond; Kerstin Bischl 7. Soviet Masculinities and Revolution; Erica L. Fraser PART III: GENDER POLITICS AND STATE SOCIALIST POWER 8. Gender and Youth Work Actions in Post-War Yugoslavia; Ivan Simi? 9. Listing Homosexuals since the 1920s and under State Socialism in Hungary; Judit Takacs 10. Everyday: Intimate Politics under Communism in Romania; Maria Bucur PART IV: GENDER DURING AND AFTER THE COLLAPSE OF COMMUNISM 11. Masculinity and Dissidence in Eastern Europe in the 1980s; Anna Muller 12. What is Political in Post-Yugoslav Feminist Activism?; Adriana Zaharijevi? 13. Gender and Professional Work in Russia and Hungary; Maria Adamson and Erika Kispeter 14. Transnational 'LGBT' Politics after the Cold War and Implications for Gender History; Catherine Baker Select Bibliography.
Series Title: Gender and history
Responsibility: edited by Catherine Baker.


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This volume is recommended to all researchers with an interest in the evolution and history of feminism in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet space. It is especially relevant to scholars and Read more...

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