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Title Postcommunism and the body politic / edited by Ellen E. Berry.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, [1995]


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 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (v, 320 pages).
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Genders ; 22
Genders ; 22.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Bug inspectors and beauty queens : the problems of translating feminism into Russian -- Engendering the Russian body politic -- Women in Yugoslavia -- Traditions of patriotism, questions of gender : the case of Poland -- Sex, subjectivity, and socialism : feminist discourses in East Germany -- Deciphering the body of memory : writing by former East German women writers -- New members and organs : the politics of porn -- Sex in the media and the birth of the sex media in Russia -- The underground closet : political and sexual dissidence in East European culture -- Ivan Soloviev's reflections on Eros -- Russian women writing alcoholism : the sixties to the present -- Gendering cinema in postcommunist Hungary.
Note Print version record.
Summary The postcommunist moment in the so-called Second World--Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union--has dramatically exposed the opportunities and dangers that arise when the political, cultural, and economic foundations of a society are de- and then re-structured. Gender roles and relations, expressions of sexuality or attempts to recontain them, representations of the body, especially the female body, and the larger, cultural meanings it assumes, are particularly marked sites to witness the performance of complex national dramas of crisis and change. This groundbreaking volume tur.
Subject Sex role -- Europe, Eastern.
Sex role -- Former Soviet republics.
Post-communism -- Europe, Eastern.
Post-communism -- Former Soviet republics.
Women -- Europe, Eastern -- Social conditions.
Women -- Former Soviet republics -- Social conditions.
Feminism -- Europe, Eastern.
Feminism -- Former Soviet republics.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Feminism. (OCoLC)fst00922671
Post-communism. (OCoLC)fst01072730
Sex role. (OCoLC)fst01114598
Women -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01176947
Eastern Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245079
Soviet Union -- Former Soviet republics. (OCoLC)fst01262458
Sociale verandering.
Postcommunisme -- Europe de l'Est.
Europe de l'Est -- Histoire -- 1989-.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Berry, Ellen E., editor.
Cover Title Post-communism and the body politic
Other Form: Print version: Postcommunism and the body politic. New York : New York University Press, 1995 0814712479 (DLC) 96104710 (OCoLC)32912510
ISBN 9780814723418 (electronic bk.)
0814723411 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000056945233
GBVCP 1008663352

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