Post-Soviet Women

Post-Soviet Women

From the Baltic to Central Asia

eBook - 1997
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Cambridge Univ Pr
How have women's lives changed in the republics of the former Soviet Union since the fall of the USSR? This is the first book systematically to examine changes and continuities across these states, focusing on women and work, social roles and women in politics. Drawing on interviews with women in factories, on farms and with women streetsellers, politicians and activists, the book questions whether women are "victims" or "agents" of change, and describes various strategies of coping and adaptation to new economic and social instabilities.
This volume is the first to to take a systematic look at the position of women in the post-Soviet states of the former USSR.

Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997
ISBN: 9780511003523
0511003528
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 316 pages) : illustrations, maps
Additional Contributors: Buckley, Mary (Mary E. A.)

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