Feminism and Eastern Europe

by Ines Rieder

Publisher: Attic Press in Dublin

Written in English
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Statementby Ines Rieder.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1590.7 .R54 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1649369M
ISBN 101855940175
LC Control Number91207061

" For a recent reference to Zetkin and her speech, see Kristen Ghodsee, “Feminism-by-Design: Emerging Capitalisms, Cultural Feminism, and Women's Nongovernmental Organizations in Postsocialist Eastern Europe,” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Soci no. 3 (Spring ): –, quotations on , For other examples of the persistence of this idea, see Francisca de. The Romani Women’s Movement highlights the role that Romani women’s politics plays in shaping equality related discourses, policies, and movements in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. Presenting the diverse experiences and voices of Romani women activists, this volume reveals how they translate experiences of structural. It would probably surprise no foreigner who has ever visited Russia that a Kinsey study described Russian society as existing in a “sexless sexism” in which, “on one side, gender/sex differences have been theoretically disregarded and politically underestimated,” but “on the other side, both public opinion and social practices have been extremely sexist, all empirical sex. There is a nascent women’s movement in Eastern Europe, different from that in the West. Where the women’s movement in the West was built in a milieu of relative economic plenty, feminism in the East is being built in a milieu of massive unemployment and the .

The hostility that met feminist ideas and gender equality issues in East Central Europe (ECE) after the demise of the Communist regimes was accompanied by a notion that feminism was imported to. As is the case with the rest of Eastern Europe, the approach of some of the most vocal intellectuals and the position of the mass media regarding gender issues unveils the bleak background against which feminism, as a socio-political space, must develop.   Islamic Feminists Transforming Middle East Some Muslims hope to create political, economic and educational opportunities for women, while others condemn women's empowerment as anti-Islamic. A new. The show, which highlights feminism and female empowerment, especially in Eastern European cultures, will be on display from March 3 – 29, The gallery is located at Holley Street, Brockport, and the exhibit is free and open to the public. An opening reception will take place between 4 and 6 pm on Tuesday, March 3.

States and Europe. Concerned with access and equal opportunities for women, the first wave continued to influence feminism in both Western and Eastern societies throughout the 20th century. We then move on to the sec-ond wave of feminism, which emerged in the s to s in postwar. Sisterhood in Eastern Europe. Westview Press, This book contains the following essays referenced in the Introduction (above): "Is Sisterhood Really Global? Western Feminism in Eastern Europe." Laura Busheikin. "Slovakia and Czech Republic: Importing Ideology." Tanya Renne.   T his weekend it looks likely that the first MEP to represent a feminist party will be elected to the European parliament – Soraya Post of the Swedish Feminist Initiative. The elections are also.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rieder, Ines, Feminism and Eastern Europe. Dublin: Attic Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. Working with Feminism: Curetting and Exhibitions in Eastern Europe Katrin Kivimaa, TLU Press, Talinn,€12, pp., ISBN: (Pbk) When it comes to artists who originate from Eastern Europe, is there room for only one Marina Abramović in the West?Author: Snežana Žabić.

With International Women's Day on 8 March, Vostok Cable turns to a controversial subject - whether feminism exists in Eastern Europe. Andrea Peycheva argues that whatever does exist should not be judged by Western standards. Feminist movements were rarely apparent in Eastern Europe and the concept of feminism has always been somewhat blurred.

Throughout much of Central and Eastern Europe, "feminism" carries negative connotations, even for women concerned with the role and status of women.() As one Bulgarian woman put it, "`The first time I said [feminism] it ruined my personal life, so now I say that I am working for the status of women.'"() Even worse, some women feel that.

In east, mostly taking about Muslim countries, like Iran: * In order to pretect women from men’s abuse, they seperate men and women.

In buses there is men section and women section. * In universities boys and girls sit apart automatically without. Less prevalent than where. I can tell you how it’s like in Poland. We are a bit of a mix of the traditional attitudes, with woman being a supporter and a caregiver, and the historical heritage, where the men were sent to wars, they were in the res.

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The tradition of female writers from the Middle-East has been vastly growing in the twentieth century, with new generations of writers determined to give women a voice and represent issues regarding feminism, identity and class from a female perspective.

From fiction to non-fiction writers, we profile ten fantastic female writers from the Middle-East. This ambitious book explores challenges to male hegemony throughout continental Europe. It focuses especially on France, but it also offers comparative material on developments in the German-speaking countries and in the smaller European nations and aspiring nation-states.

Spanning years, the sweeping coverage extends from Portugal to Poland, Greece to Finland, Ireland to Ukraine, and 5/5(1).

""The Spoils of Freedom presents the difficulties of post-socialist Eastern Europe as a symptom in which the inherent contradictions of liberal democracy become visible.

An important merit of this thought-provoking reflection is to make us aware of the shortcomings of a liberal theory predicated upon the exclusion of fantasy."Format: Paperback.

"Guenther's book is an important addition to our understanding of feminism in both Germany and Europe as a whole.

Too many accounts of the post-socialist transition note the extraordinary rise of feminist movements in many Eastern European countries inbut Reviews: 1. CHAPTER 1. Alfred G. Meyer. Feminism, Socialism, and Nationalism in Eastern Europe.

The conference for which the contributions to this volume were written dealt with the relationship between Marxism and feminism in the part of Europe that since the end of World War II Pages: "Guenther's book is an important addition to our understanding of feminism in both Germany and Europe as a whole.

Too many accounts of the post-socialist transition note the extraordinary rise of feminist movements in many Eastern European countries inbut. Feminism and Motherhood in Western Europe, – The Maternal Dilemma. Authors: Allen, A.

Free Preview. Although not all the authors are as optimistic as Kowalczyk and especially Leszkowicz, the point of Working with Feminism is not only to inform, but rather transform, and this begins with the very notion of what the term ‘post-socialist’ means today, well over two decades since Eastern Europe abandoned its various versions of state socialism.

In her chapter, Angela Dimitrakaki throws a. This book demonstrates that sisterhood and common struggle do exist in the eastern Europe and that there is a movement demanding change, making moves, and addressing oppressive conditions.

It introduces the women of Bulgaria to the women of Serbia and the women of Hungary to the women of Poland. Clearly, in Better Sex, Eastern European women can’t be trusted to tell stories about their own lives or feelings, and definitely not about socialism—unless they’re cheerleaders for Ghodsee, that is.

Two other women from Eastern Europe are briefly quoted in Better Sex. One is a Bulgarian woman who once posted on Facebook that her mother.

The Middle Eastern Feminist. 94K likes. TMEF is developed by Hawzhin Azeez- a Kurd from South Kurdistan. Pro-intersectional feminism. Women in Turkey are the women who live in or are from first women's association in Turkey, the Ottoman Welfare Organization of Women, was founded in Turkey gave full political rights to women, including the right to elect and be elected locally in (nationwide in ).Article 10 of the Turkish Constitution bans any discrimination, state or private, on the grounds of sex.

The book was based on Millett's PhD dissertation, in which she dissected the work of D. Lawrence, Norman Mailer, and Henry Miller, among others. Millett pointed out how the three authors wrote about women in a sexist way. The book added fuel to the second wave.

Drawing on historical comparisons, it is argued that Eastern Europe's silent revolution may in fact be seen as a dramatic illustration of the masculinism at the heart of Western democracy. Keywords gender, Eastern Europe, feminism, democracy, state socialism, self-identity.

Feminism & Migration: Cross Cultural Engagements Glenda Tibe Bonifacio (ed.) Book Review One of the most distinct characteristics of the contemporary migratory phenomenon has been the rapidly rising participation of women.

Whilst gender as a frame of analysis has been included in migration scholarship for some time, the relationship between feminism and migration has not been widely ecognised. "Guenther's book is an important addition to our understanding of feminism in both Germany and Europe as a whole.

Too many accounts of the post-socialist transition note the extraordinary rise of feminist movements in many Eastern European countries inbut then assume that these efforts soon ended in defeat. Through exploring the historical legacy of Cold War tensions and socialism, we can come to a better understanding of what feminism means in Eastern Europe and why the mainstream ‘one-size-fits-all’ brand of feminism has yet to take root in Eastern.

The book expressed feminists' sense of injustice. Second-wave feminism is a feminist movement beginning in the early s and continuing to the present; as such, it coexists with third-wave feminism.

Second-wave feminism is largely concerned with issues of equality beyond suffrage, such as ending gender discrimination. State feminism in Eastern Europe and China is debated in de Haan, Francisca (ed.), ‘ Ten Years After: Communism and Feminism Revisited,” Aspasia 10 (), –68; Bonfiglioli, Chiara, “ Cold War Internationalisms, Nationalisms and the Yugoslav–Soviet Split: The Union of Italian Women and the Antifascist Women’s Front of Yugoslavia.

The collapse of state socialism in eastern and central Europe in had a dramatic impact on women. Witnessing the loss of state support for their economic activity, the curtailing of their reproductive rights, and the rise of gender ideologies that value women primarily as mothers and wives rather than as active participants in the workforce, women across eastern and central Europe.

Book Description. This book demonstrates that sisterhood and common struggle do exist in the eastern Europe and that there is a movement demanding change, making moves, and addressing oppressive conditions. It introduces the women of Bulgaria to the women of Serbia and the women of Hungary to the women of Poland.

European Studies > Eastern Europe and Russia, Gender and Sexuality > Feminism and Women’s Studies, History > World History Women from the state socialist countries in Eastern Europe—what used to be called the Second World—once dominated women’s activism at the United Nations, but their contributions have been largely forgotten or deemed.

Eastern European 'feminism' The single most important factor determining whatever 20th century concepts of women's rights in Eastern Europe was communism that came to the Russian Empire with.Start studying AP Euro Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Search. the most influential opponent of the welfare state was. Thatcher. Modern European feminism emphasizes. women's control of their own lives. The new governments in Eastern Europe have. shown little interest in women's.Europe.

The origins of women’s rights are often associated with this region. From very different perspectives both capitalist and communist nations have regularly claimed to lead. The Nordic countries, sometimes quizzically referred to as the ‘magical kingdoms’ because .