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Migration, Empire, and Liminality

Sex Trade in the Borderlands of Europe

Tracie L. Wilson

lower morals and were therefore often suspected of engaging in paid sex. This belief resulted in increased surveillance of lower-class women at the turn of the century, 32 including the subjection of women to gynecological exams by police physicians and

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Stiletto Socialism

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

Polona Sitar

approach is an extension of an older Western Cold War logic, which characterized state socialism “as essentially a culture of surveillance, privation, economic management and colourless lifestyles.” 25 In addition, as David Crowley and Susan Reid note

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“Amongst Affectionate Female Friends”

Same-Sex Intimacy in Nineteenth-Century Polish Correspondence

Natalie Cornett

“scandalous” propaganda, as well as their stubbornness in refusing to confess, by condemning them to exile and intensive surveillance after they served time in jail. 11 The Enthusiasts relied on each other for emotional, intellectual and material support in

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“Home Is Home No Longer”

Political Struggle in the Domestic Sphere in Postarmistice Hungary, 1919-1922

Emily R. Gioielli

, requisition, and surveillance as related to the cause of class struggle. Using court cases and depositions from the legal aid bureaus of the Social Democratic Party and the Pest Jewish Community, this article explores two entangled dimensions of political

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Ayşe Durakbaşa, Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild, Ana Pajvančić-Cizelj, Evgenia Sifaki, Maria Repoussi, Emilia Salvanou, Tatyana Kotzeva, Tamara Zlobina, Maria Bucur, Anna Muller, Katarzyna Stańczak-Wiślicz, Lukas Schretter, Iza Desperak, Susan Zimmermann, and Marina Soroka

surveillance of homosexuality was still able to continue after 1961” (158). Maria Bucur’s “Everyday: Intimate Politics under Communism in Romania” is a pathbreaking linkage of the quotidian in Romania with deliberate state policies aimed at control of the most

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Maria Bucur, Alexandra Ghit, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Ivana Pantelić, Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild, Elizabeth A. Wood, Anna Müller, Galina Goncharova, Zorana Antonijević, Katarzyna Sierakowska, Andrea Feldman, Maria Kokkinou, Alexandra Zavos, Marija M. Bulatović, Siobhán Hearne, and Rayna Gavrilova

portrays life as saturated with stories of shortages, state surveillance, and coercive practices. But already the first pages of Jill Massino's excellent Ambiguous Transitions: Gender, the State, and Everyday Life in Socialist and Postsocialist Romania

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Adriana Zaharijević, Kristen Ghodsee, Efi Kanner, Árpád von Klimó, Matthew Stibbe, Tatiana Zhurzhenko, Žarka Svirčev, Agata Ignaciuk, Sophia Kuhnle, Ana Miškovska Kajevska, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Marina Hughson, Sanja Petrović Todosijević, Enriketa Papa-Pandelejmoni, Stanislava Barać, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Selin Çağatay, and Agnieszka Mrozik

had become members of “captivated nations,” “enslaved” by the Soviets and their local allies. They claimed that they had lived in “constant fear” of the surveillance apparatus, at times exaggerating its influence so that an RFE report believed that no

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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

beginning with the 1970s, active participation in antiabortion campaigns and factory-level surveillance of women’s reproductive choices coupled with participation in sanitary campaigns, city beautification programs, or supervision of youth organizations in