How Should We Name the "Women-Friendly" Actions of State Socialism?

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  • 1 St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia
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Mihaela Miroiu argues that there was/is ‘a deep incompatibility between feminism and communism’ and that the proclaimed communist measures of gender equality were not feminist in intention and meaning. She insists also that one should differentiate between feminism as an ideal and feminism as ideology. Miroiu further claims that, even if there were some individual feminist gestures under ‘communism’, they didn’t have political consequences.


The International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women's and Gender History