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Women and Gender in Europe from 1939 to the Present

Challenging and Reassessing the Narrative

Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild

the cataclysm of World War II. She is careful not to center her account mainly on Western Europe, bringing in significant evidence from Eastern Europe and attesting to the destruction endured by those on whose land the bulk of the war was fought. Smith

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Land Reclamations

Boundary Work as Production of Disciplinary Uniqueness

Klaus Schriewer

study in the cities. The context of the Cold War made it easy for them to ‘colonise’ Western Europe. The Spanish anthropologist Honorio Velasco (1989: 13) stated accurately: ‘Europe and the Mediterranean start to emerge as the land of anthropological

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Public Health in Eastern Europe

Visible Modernization and Elusive Gender Transformation

Evguenia Davidova

endorse the decentering of research on Western European public health. The authors promote academic dialogue and suggest fruitful venues for future studies. Readers interested in structural issues in healthcare, in which power and gender imbalances are

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‘People-Place-Process’ and Attachment in the Museum

A New Paradigm for Understanding Belonging?

Susannah Eckersley

others’ ( Duyvendak 2011: 1–2 ). Duyvendak’s analysis of this phenomenon within recent Western European politics is all the more prescient today with the rise in right-wing nationalism and populism across Europe and within the United States. He

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Land, Nation and Tourist

Moral Reckoning in Post-GFC Iceland

Mary Hawkins and Helena Onnudottir

, some 90 per cent of Iceland’s foreign earnings came from fish and fishing technology, and the Icelandic krona was strong, tourists to Iceland were typically older, wealthier white North Americans and Western Europeans. In 1981, for example, some 72

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Every Dog Has Its Day

New Patterns in Pet Keeping in Iran

Anahita Grisoni and Marjan Mashkour

even truer in the context of a rise in anti-speciesist demands opposed to animal exploitation in Western Europe and the United States ( Porcher 2002 ). This article thus proposes an approach that refuses to adopt the double dichotomy between East and

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Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild

2009 research conducted in St. Petersburg with twelve middle-class families, she finds that the “division of food-related household labor” (189) is similar to that in Western Europe and the United States. Not surprisingly, in all of these societies

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Valentina Mitkova

texture of her poetry. “Asimvolia” (Asymbolia)—the fifth thematic part of the volume—outlines Miglena Nikolchina's interests in the field of Western European literature and modernism, interpreted through the theoretical optics of Julia Kristeva. 8 The

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The East Side Story of Gender and Feminism

The Hungarian and Czech Cases

Gabriela Dudeková Kováčová

have credibly contested the simplified idea that the region experienced the same processes as Western Europe and the United States, but with a time lag. Such authors’ projections stemmed mainly from their lack of knowledge of the different cultural and

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“The 1990s Wasn't Just a Time of Bandits; We Feminists Were Also Making Mischief!”

Celebrating Twenty Years of Feminist Enlightenment Projects in Tver’

Julie Hemment and Valentina Uspenskaya

group of acquaintances, colleagues, and students in the first wave of independent organizing in Russia during the late Perestroika era (1991). Zhenskii Svet was an unusual project. Inspired both by Western European and Russian histories of feminism, its