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Massino, Jill

Gender Politics and Everyday Life in State Socialist Eastern and Central Europe

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Gender Politics and Everyday Life in State Socialist Eastern and Central Europe
Jill Massino, Shana Penn

Part 1. Work, Activism, and Identity

2. Workers under Construction: Gender, Identity, and Women’s Experiences of Work in State Socialist Romania
Jill Massino

3. “My Work, My Family, and My Car”: Women’s Memories of Work, Consumerism, and Leisure in Socialist Hungary
Eszter Zsófia Tóth

4. “Where Do You Think I Learned How to Style My Own Hair?” Gender and Everyday Lives of Women Activists in Poland’s League of Women
Basia A. Nowak

5. Translating Equality between Women and Men across Cold War Divides: Women Activists from Hungary and Romania and the Creation of International Women’s Year
Raluca Maria Popa

Part 2. Sex, Reproduction, Family Relations, and Domestic Space

6. “The Most Natural Function of Women”: Ambiguous Party Policies and Female Experiences in Socialist Bulgaria
Ulf Brunnbauer

7. Sex, Divorce, and Women’s Waged Work: Private Lives and State Policy in the Early German Democratic Republic
Donna Harsch

8. Wife Beating: Ideology and Practice under State Socialism in Hungary, Poland, and Romania
Isabel Marcus

9. How the Church Became the State: The Catholic Regime and Reproductive Rights in State Socialist Poland
Joanna Z. Mishtal

10. Designing for the Socialist Family: The Evolution of Housing Types in Early Postwar Czechoslovakia
Kimberly Elman Zarecor

Part 3. Consumption, Leisure, and Culture

11. Are You a Modern Girl? Consumer Culture and Young Women in 1960s Poland
Malgorzata Fidelis

12. “When We Were Walking down the Road and Singing”: Rural Women’s Memories of Socialism in Serbia
Ana Hofman

Part 4. Gender and Resistance

13. Writing Themselves into History: Two Feminists Recall Their Political Development in the People’s Republic of Poland
Shana Penn

Keywords: Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Russian, Soviet, and East European History, Gender Studies, European History, Modern History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
303 pages
Category
Psychology
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230101579
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-37751-0

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