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Selin Çağatay

several aspects from the experiences of women in Western countries (such as Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and the United States) who had to enter paid employment in order to replace the men who went to war. Muslim women’s participation in paid

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“Did You Teach Us to Do Otherwise?”

Young Women in the Tsukunft Youth Movement in Interwar Poland and Their Role Models

Magdalena Kozłowska

, German, and international socialist movements at an early stage. She was an outstanding speaker and thinker, a cofounder of the social democracy movement of the Kingdom of Poland and Lithuania, and a participant in the 1905–1907 revolution in Warsaw. She

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From Don Juan to Comrade Ivan

Educating the Young Men of the Urals for Love and Marriage, 1953–1964

Brendan McElmeel

partners enabled by socialism, in contrast to the licentious and commercialized sexuality of the West. 24 While the scholarly literature has more thoroughly demonstrated this trend for East Germany than the Soviet Union, we can find similar references to

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Ana Kolarić

., 13. 12 Ibid., 22. 13 Jürgen Habermas, Sara Lennox, and Frank Lennox, “The Public Sphere: An Encyclopedia Article (1964),” in New German Critique , no. 3 (Autumn 1974): 49–55. 14 Nancy Fraser, “Rethinking the Public Sphere: A Contribution to the

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Ten Years After

Communism and Feminism Revisited

Francisca de Haan, Kristen Ghodsee, Krassimira Daskalova, Magdalena Grabowska, Jasmina Lukić, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Raluca Maria Popa, and Alexandra Ghit

women, in comparison with many other women in the world, had every reason to boast about their recent achievements that were both clearly set down on paper and relatively advanced in reality.” 8 Historian of German Democratic Republic women Donna Harsch

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Stiletto Socialism

Social Class, Dressing Up, and Women's Self-Positioning in Socialist Slovenia

Polona Sitar

femininity for success. Perfumes, cosmetics, and fashionable clothing became increasingly available to consumers in the Soviet Union, East Germany, Poland, Hungary, and, of course, Yugoslavia. They were necessary for the successful socialist construction of

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“Comrades in Battle”

Women Workers and the 1906 Finnish Suffrage Victory

Eric Blanc

legalistic orientation resembling the German Social Democratic Party more than the radical revolutionism of socialists operating underground in the other regions of the tsarist empire. Up through 1905, there were few political links between the Finnish party

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A Woman Politician in the Cold War Balkans

From Biography to History

Krassimira Daskalova

materials. I am also grateful to Gisela Bock for supporting my DAAD research stay in Germany, which gave me the opportunity to unearth some important documents in the Bundesarchive, Berlin-Lichterfelde. 23 Historians usually refer to these types of

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Elaine MacKinnon

being late to work or having to leave early. 29 There were many foreign women as well in the camps, including Poles, Germans, Chinese, Iranians, Romanians, and Finns, arrested as part of a Stalinist effort to remove any potential “fifth column” from the

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Female Agrarian Workers in Early Twentieth-Century Hungary

The Making of Class- and Gender-Based Solidarities

Susan Zimmermann and Nagy Piroska

given in such a way that, if pronounced according to Hungarian pronunciation rules, it comes through like the German-language “Rosa” rather than the Hungarian version of this given name, which is spelled “Rózsa” and pronounced differently. 38 In the