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Title And they lived happily ever after : norms and everyday practices of family and parenthood in Russia and Central Europe / [edited by] Helene Carlbäck, Yulia Gradskova and Zhanna Kravchenko
Published Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2012
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Contents 1940s -- 1980s: the family as a basic unit of socialist society. Lone motherhood in Soviet Russia in the mid-20th century in a European context / Helene Carlbäck ; Family, divorce, and comrades courts: Soviet family and public organizations during the thaw / Elena Zhidkova ; A life of labor, a life of love: telling the life of a young peasant mother facing collectivization / Ildikó Morell Asztalos ; East German women going West: family, children and partners in life-experience literature / Christine Farhan ; Why does public policy implementation fail? Lithuanian office of state benefits for mothers of large families and single mothers, 1944 -- 1956 / Dalia Leinarte ; The Latvian family experience with sovietization 1945 -- 1990 / Majia Runcis -- 1990s -- 2000s: social transformation in the mirror of family life. "Two children puts you in the zone of social misery": childbearing and risk perception among Russian women / Anna Rotkirch and Katja Kesseli ; "Supporting genuine development of the child": public childcare centers versus family in post-Soviet Russia / Yulia Gradskova ; Everyday continuity and change: family and family policy in Russia / Zhanna Kravchenko ; Single mothers: clients or citizens? social work with poor families in Russia / Elena Iarskaia-Smirnova and Pavel Romanov ; Welfare crisis and crisis-centers in Russia today / Aino Saarinen ; Marriage and divorce law in Russia and the Baltic states: overview of recent changes / Olga A. Khazova ; Doing parenting in post-socialist Estonia and Latvia / Ingegerd Municio-Larsson ; Gendered experiences in entrepreneurship, family and social activities in Russia / Ann-Mari Sätre
Notes Some papers were presented at the conference "Family, Marriage and Parenthood in Eastern Europe, Russia and Sweden" held September 2008 in Sweden
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Families -- Baltic States.
Families -- Europe, Eastern.
Families -- Russia (Federation)
Families -- Soviet Union.
Family policy -- Baltic States.
Family policy -- Russia (Federation)
Family policy -- Soviet Union.
Form Electronic book
Author Carlbäck, Helene, 1947- editor, author
Gradskova, I͡Ulii͡a, editor, author
Kravchenko, Zhanna, editor, author
LC no. 2012000307
ISBN 6155053596 (electronic bk.)
9786155053597 (electronic bk.)