8 edition of Women in Soviet society found in the catalog.
Women in Soviet society
Gail Warshofsky Lapidus
|Statement||Gail Warshofsky Lapidus.|
|LC Classifications||HQ1663 .L33|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 381 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||381|
|LC Control Number||74016710|
The rape of Soviet women and girls seriously undermines Russian attempts to justify Red Army behaviour on the grounds of revenge for German brutality in the Soviet Union. The position and role of Women in the USSR has been debated by historians. Nominally, Women were equal to men under the Soviet Constitution. A woman could, in theory, be employed in any sector. They could be promoted in the same way as men. Opportunities to climb the political ladder were open to women. In practise, this was not always the case.
"From the earliest years of the Soviet regime, deliberate transformation of the role of women in economic, political, and family life aimed at incorporating female mobilization into a larger strategy of national development. Addressing a neglected problem in the literature on modernization, the author brings an interdisciplinary approach to the analysis of the motivations, mechanisms, and.  Soviet Women in the Work Foree and Professions WILLIAM M. MANDEL Highgate Road Social Science Research Station, Inc. (Berkeley, California) Many excellent and apparently recent studies of this topic are currently available (Dodge, ; Field, ; Alexandrova, ; Bochkaryova and Lyubimova, ).Unfortunately, although the dates of publication of the .
Soviet women played an important role in World War II (whose Eastern Front was known as the Great Patriotic War in the Soviet Union).While most toiled in industry, transport, agriculture and other civilian roles, working double shifts to free up enlisted men to fight and increase military production, a sizable number of women served in the army. Women in society. Women in Russian society have a rich and varied history during numerous regimes throughout the centuries. It is important to note that since Russia is a multicultural society, the experiences of women in Russia vary significantly across Maternal mortality (per ,): 34 ().
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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(3). Women in Soviet Society: Equality, Development, and Social Change. "From Women in Soviet society book earliest years of the Soviet regime, deliberate transformation of the role of women in economic, political, and family life aimed at incorporating female mobilization into a.
However, this neglect has slowly been rectified and now the study of women and gender relations has become one of the most productive fields of research into Russian and Soviet society. This volume demonstrates the originality and diversity of this recent research. Women in Russian Culture and Society, is a collection of essays by leading researchers shedding new light on women as writers, actresses, nuns and missionaries.
It illuminates the lives of merchant and serf women as well as noblewomen and focuses on women's culture in Russia during this period.
Get this from a library. Russian women in politics and society. [Wilma Rule; Norma C Noonan;] -- An examination of women's roles in politics and society in the contemporary Russian Federation, as it creates a new market economy and democratic course.
This study traces the history of Russian. 1 Women and Communism: Selections from the Writings of Marx, Engels, Lenin, Stalin, London,pp.
9, 2 Anna Pankratova, "Soviet Women Have Equal Political Rights with Men and Take an Active Part in Government," Equality of Women in the USSR, Moscow,p.
3 Soviet News, The Soviet Union in Facts and Figures, London,p. W omen in Nineteenth-Century Russia is a collection of essays on different aspects of women’s lives in Russia during the period from the late eighteenth century until the revolution.
Women as revolutionaries and questions about women’s role in society were prominent in the revolutionary period in Russia, so these studies should be of serious interest. Soviet Dictatorship: Newspaper, Women's Equality Pravda, "On the Path to a Great Emancipation," March 8, Articles and images published in Soviet newspapers on March 8, International Communist Woman’s Day, provide the most obvious examples of how women were used as symbols in a propaganda campaign.
Women in Russia: Selected full-text books and articles. A History of Women in Russia: From Earliest Times to the Present By Barbara Evans Clements Indiana University Press, Read preview Overview.
Russian Women in Politics and Society By Wilma Rule; Norma C. Noonan Greenwood Press, Read preview Overview. A Revolution. Illinois Press, ), The first books to appear tended either to focus on activist women or to assess the record of the Soviet experiment in women's emancipation.
Books on activist women include Barbara Alpern Engel and Clifford Rosenthal, eds., Five Sisters: Women. Almost half of Soviet women are manual laborers or unskilled. Author Francine du Plessix Gray, says the Soviet and the U.S. women's movements are traveling in opposite directions. Many Soviet women long for traditional roles and dominant men.
An insightful look at Soviet women from all levels of by: Chatterjee analyzes the festival of Women’s Day, which was adopted in by the Bolsheviks.
The celebration of this festival shaped the ideal Soviet woman as a strong figure. Through this, Chatterjee examines how this defined the role of women in Communist society, and the construction of Soviet womanhood. On the newly-established Women’s Day ina group of Bolshevik women, including Konkordiia Samoilova, Nadezhda Krupskaia and Inessa Armand, published the first Russian socialist women’s journal, Rabotnitsa (The Woman Worker).
However, the journal was careful to distance itself from feminist issues. Throughout history, the role of women in society has repeatedly varied according to political conditions and discourse, for the purpose of serving the interests of those in power. Contemporary Russia is hardly an exception to this general tendency.
Putin’s paternalistic leadership celebrates concepts such as virility, strength and power. Women in Soviet Society: Equality, Development, and Social Change Lapidus, Gail Warshofsky Published by University of CA Press, Berkeley, CA ().
Women in Soviet society: equality, development, and social change. "From the earliest years of the Soviet regime, deliberate transformation of the role of women in economic, political, and family life aimed at incorporating female mobilization into a.
women and to control their sexuality in order to protect the family from dishonor and society from disorder. But Russian Orthodoxy also offered a positive model, the good woman, whose qualities were diametrically oppo-site those of her sinful sister.
The. Clements, Barbara Evans. Daughters of revolution: a history of women in the U.S.S.R. Arlington Heights, Ill: Harlan Davidson. Clements book shows the reader what it means to be a “Soviet Women”. The New Soviet Woman is a Superwoman who is able to balance the competing responsibilities of being a worker and being a domestic.
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KIRKUS REVIEW. Gail Lapidus, Professor of Political Science at Berkeley, has written a superbly researched and trenchant analysis of the impact of Soviet economic development on the status of women since the Revolution.
She persuasively argues that the Soviet leadership's efforts to alter women's roles have rested neither on.Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue by Kathryn J. Atwood (Goodreads Author) avg rating — 1, ratings.Title: Women in Soviet society: Publication Type: Miscellaneous: Year of Publication: Submitted: Authors: Lapidus GW: Call Number: HQL