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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

Jayawardena, Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Carole Boyce Davies, and Erik Mc-Duffie who argue that the term feminism should not be limited to white, middle-class women’s struggles and concerns, because that leaves out the struggles of most women in the world

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NOT Finding Women in the Archives

The Case of Evgeniia Serebrennikova, Pioneering Woman Physician in Late Nineteenth-Century Russia

Michelle DenBeste

’s short biography, no scholarly work exists on her. In many ways she is a typical example of a graduating class filled with extraordinary women. Their most obvious achievement was simply their graduation. Upon graduating, Serebrennikova joined a group of

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For the Father of a Newborn

Soviet Obstetrics and the Mobilization of Men as Medical Allies

Amy E. Randall

organized outreach to men in their workplaces. At a metallurgical factory in Cheliabinsk in 1968, for example, expectant fathers could attend weekly evening classes such as “Guard the health of your wife” and “How to greet the newborn.” 22 Many women

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Pınar Melis Yelsalı Parmaksız

head of the household acted as a medium to connect rural and urban settings. 9 In her later works she describes the formation of the middle-class family and the corresponding ways of imagining the political society in Turkish modernization, without

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A Woman Politician in the Cold War Balkans

From Biography to History

Krassimira Daskalova

the major structural characteristics of social construction (gender, race, and class) obviously influence personal identity, they do not automatically create collective consciousness. This is visible from the fact that even people who belong to the

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Wojciech Śmieja

social systems, aimed at crushing the Polish “leisure class,” along with its ethics, belligerent nationalism, codes of honor, destructive political alliances, norms of gender behavior, and more. The newly reconstructed masculinity imposed on men the

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Ana Kolarić

, in socialist journals was just a means to an end—to becoming a socialist, revolutionary woman. The fight against class inequality and social injustice was more important and universal than the struggle for women's equal rights (it was expected that

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Ioana Cîrstocea

feminist powerhouse.” 12 Snitow was raised in an educated Jewish middle-class family of ECE descent and of left-wing political orientation. 13 She earned her PhD in literature from the University of London (1978) and pioneered women's studies at Rutgers

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Johanna Gehmacher, Svetla Baloutzova, Orlin Sabev, Nezihe Bilhan, Tsvetelin Stepanov, Evgenia Kalinova, Zorana Antonijevic, Alexandra Ghit, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Ana Luleva, Barbara Klich-Kluczewska, Courtney Doucette, Katarzyna Stańczak-Wiślicz, Valentina Mitkova, Vjollca Krasniqi, Pepka Boyadjieva, Marina Hughson, and Rayna Gavrilova

title—“Gender histories of the modern era”—probably reflects the publisher’s wishes. Reviewing the development of the research field, Bock shows its strong connection with social history and the importance of questions concerning class, work, and poverty

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Elaine MacKinnon

before her husband, Pavel, a regional party official. Liudmila Miklashevskaia was born in Odessa in 1899 to a middle-class Jewish family. Her first husband was the actor and playwright Konstantin Miklashevsky. The pair moved to Paris in 1924, but soon