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Organizing women in contemporary Russia [electronic resource] : engendering transition / Valerie Sperling.

By: Sperling, Valerie.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999Description: 1 online resource (x, 303 p.) : map.ISBN: 0511004842 (electronic bk.); 9780511004841 (electronic bk.); 0511033230 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511033230 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780521660174 (hbk.); 0521660173 (hbk.); 9780511489082 (electronic bk.); 0511489080 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Feminism -- Russia (Federation) | Women -- Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions | Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions -- 1991- | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Feminism & Feminist Theory | Electronic books | Vrouwenbeweging | Organisation | Frau | Soziale Situation | RusslandGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Organizing women in contemporary Russia.DDC classification: 305.42/0947 Other classification: 71.38 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Russian women's movement groups and activists -- Analyzing social movements -- Feminism femininity and sexism: socio-cultural opportunities and obstacles to women's movement organizing -- "Democracy without women is not democracy!": political opportunities and obstacles to women's movement organizing -- "Unemployment has a woman's face...": economic opportunities and obstacles to women's movement organizing -- Remembrance of things past: the impact of political history on women's movement organizing -- International influences on the Russian women's movement.
Summary: This book offers a rich and clearly-written analysis of the women's movement in contemporary Russia. It tells the engaging story of the women's movement's formation and development in a country undergoing a radical economic and political transition from communist rule.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-291) and index.

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Russian women's movement groups and activists -- Analyzing social movements -- Feminism femininity and sexism: socio-cultural opportunities and obstacles to women's movement organizing -- "Democracy without women is not democracy!": political opportunities and obstacles to women's movement organizing -- "Unemployment has a woman's face...": economic opportunities and obstacles to women's movement organizing -- Remembrance of things past: the impact of political history on women's movement organizing -- International influences on the Russian women's movement.

This book offers a rich and clearly-written analysis of the women's movement in contemporary Russia. It tells the engaging story of the women's movement's formation and development in a country undergoing a radical economic and political transition from communist rule.

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Organizing women in contemporary Russia by Sperling, Valerie. ©1999
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