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Crossing Boundaries

The Case of Wanda Wasilewska and Polish Communism

Agnieszka Mrozik

of gender role stereotypes and transcending national borders. But this process also included the formation of new borders. Life as a “Scandal of the Truth” Wasilewska often described her life as a motion, a flow, or a change: “My nerves were

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Carolyn Podruchny

Indigenous peoples) models of environmental sustainability. 2 The same holds true for North Americans, who struggle against the stereotype of the “Ecological Indian” while fighting off southern developers intent on raping their lands and waters for

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Konstantin Klokov

stereotypes of his or her behavior ( Klokov et al. 2013: 184 ). Such definition allows to use all the advantages of the context analysis, and at the same time does not restrict the researcher’s ability to offer and test hypotheses. Thus, emic and etic

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No Sabras in the Fields?

Sabra Artists in The Cameri Theatre, 1945–1953

Leah Gilula

” ( Ben-Amos 1999: 252–253 ). Ben-Amos enjoyed performing the part, but though a sabra he was critical of Uri's stereotypical and negative characterization that he had to project. He told me: Externally I looked identical, but internally I struggled

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Valentina Mitkova

literature were generally associated with the first successful attempts of women poets—Mara Belcheva, Ekaterina Nencheva, and Dora Gabe. It was among them that Bulgarian women writers’ first steps toward breaking the stereotypes about female literature were

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Issues of Gender Representation in Modern Greek Art

The Case of Thaleia Flora-Caravia's Photographic Images and Self-Portraits

Despoina Tsourgianni

painting is indicative of a whole field of role construction and interchange, through the acceptance or reformation of established stereotypes. As a result, we are faced either with the same canonical modes characterizing the photographs of male painters

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Heal and Serve

Soviet Military Doctors “Doing Masculinity” during the Afghan War (1979–1989)

Magali Delaloye

working in the camps. The continual presence of female nurses made doctors more attentive to the war experience of real women, and these same doctors tended not to reproduce a stereotypical representation of women in their different narratives. The point

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Marina Soroka

historically specific stereotypes, and memoirs published by two imperial diplomats’ daughters when they were over fifty review the gender and social stereotypes that prevailed before 1914. Non-Russian primary sources provide context, since the diplomatic corps

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Ksenia Gavrilova

village is ascribed to women, while nomadic life is associated with men), gender stereotypes, 9 migration, and demographic processes ( Povoroznyuk et al. 2010: 3, 14, 18 ; for a contradicting case, see Liarskaya 2010 ). In Oliutorskii District of

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Evenki Adolescents’ Identities

Negotiating the Modern and the Traditional in Educational Settings

Svetlana Huusko

when moving to study in a nearby village or further away. In Nizhneangarsk, where the adolescents continue their education at upper-secondary school, faced with discriminatory abuse based on stereotypes, some of the adolescents express feelings of being