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Title Living gender after communism / edited by Janet Elise Johnson and Jean C. Robinson
Published Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 263 pages) : illustrations
Contents Housewife fantasies, family realities in the new Russia / Tania Rands Lyon -- Contesting violence, contesting gender : crisis centers encountering local governments in Barnaul, Russia / Janet Elise Johnson -- The abortion debate in Poland : opinion polls, ideological politics, citizenship, and the erasure of gender as a category of analysis / Anne-Marie Kramer -- The gendered body as raw material for women artists of Central Eastern Europe after communism / Ewa Grigar -- Birthday girls, Russian dolls, and others : Internet bride as the emerging global identity of post-Soviet women / Svitlana Taraban -- Does the gender of MPs matter in postcommunist politics? : the case of the Russian Duma, 1995-2001 / Iulia Shevchenko -- Romanian women's discourses of sexual violence : othered ethnicities, gendering spaces / Shannon Woodcock -- Challenging the discourse of Bosnian war rapes / Azra Hromadzic -- Deficient Belarus? : insidious gender binaries and hyper-feminized nationality / Anna Brzozowska -- Fifteen years of the East-West women's dialogue / Nanette Funk
Summary How has the collapse of communism across Europe and Eurasia changed gender? In addition to acknowledging the huge costs that fell heavily on women, Living Gender after Communism suggests that moving away from communism in Europe and Eurasia has provided an opportunity for gender to multiply, from varieties of neo-traditionalism to feminisms, from overt negotiation of femininity to denials of gender. This development, in turn, has enabled some women in the region to construct their own gendered identities f
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Feminism -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Post-communism -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Europe -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
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Form Electronic book
Author Johnson, Janet Elise.
Robinson, Jean C.
LC no. 2006015170
ISBN 025311229X