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“Comrades in Battle”

Women Workers and the 1906 Finnish Suffrage Victory

Eric Blanc

forces outside of Finland did not face the same mass pressure from below to accept full suffrage—and socialists did not have the numerical strength in the Duma to force the issue. The second crucial distinguishing factor was the distinct political status

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Ioana Cîrstocea

network's mission and profile, the founders hired an external expert to evaluate their activities from a managerial perspective. According to her report, the strengths of the group were its genuine combination of activists and academics, its stable

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Instead of a Novel

Sophia Yablonska's Travelogues in the History of Modern Ukrainian Literature

Olena Haleta

situations words are imperfect mediators, while pictures instantly fix and transfer expressions that do not need concepts in the process of mediation. As Yablonska describes it: “Such is the strength of impressions, admiration, surprises, such is richness and

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“Maternal Impressions”

Disability Memoirs in Socialist Poland

Natalia Pamula

he would receive good care here and that this ‘angel of goodness’ [this is how she refers to the doctor] would do everything to restore Andrzej to his lost health and strength.” 57 But the descriptions of rehabilitation itself—exercises and

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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

–April 2015): 93–100. 24 See, for instance, the conference organized in Berlin in March 2015, “The Strength of Critique: Trajectories of Marxism–Feminism,”

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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

circumstances escalated women’s economic and health concerns, and substantially increased their doubts about their own psychological and personal strength to fulfill their reproductive desires beyond the first child. The early and almost universal marriage

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Modern Women in a Modern State

Public Discourse in Interwar Yugoslavia on the Status of Women in Turkey (1923–1939)

Anđelko Vlašić

anonymous author wrote: “In Turkey, woman is gaining momentum. The paths of widest and most diverse vocations are open to the Turkish woman. That woman is manifesting her strength, her feelings, all of her capabilities in politics and in social life and

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Crossing Boundaries

The Case of Wanda Wasilewska and Polish Communism

Agnieszka Mrozik

toward communism,” because what is regarded as important is movement in the opposite direction: the process of freeing oneself from the “addiction,” particularly valuable as a show of individual strength, of will and determination. It does not, finally

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Olesya Khromeychuk

militarization of Ukrainian women, at the same time bracketing off Basarab as an exception who reinforced the rule of auxiliary and subservient militarized roles for women : Not all of us women, are destined to be warriors, not all have the strength and