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Women, The State And Revolution

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Women, The State And Revolution: Soviet Family Policy & Social Life, 1917-1936.

When the Bolsheviks came to power in 1917, they believed that under socialism the family would 'wither away.' They envisioned a society in which communal dining halls, daycare centres, and public laundries would replace the unpaid labour of women in the home. Yet by 1936 legislation designed to liberate women from their legal and economic dependence had given way to increasingly conservative solutions aimed at strengthening traditional family ties and women's reproductive role. This book explains the reversal, focusing on how women, peasants, and orphans responded to Bolshevik attempts to remake the family, and how their opinions and experiences in turn were used by the state to meet its own needs.

Paper back, in very good condition. The cover and pages are clean.

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Author(s):
Wendy Z. Goldman
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1995
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521458161
ISBN-13:
9780521458160
Number of pages:
351
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Women, the State and Revolution

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Women, The State And Revolution: Soviet Family Policy & Social Life, 1917-1936.

When the Bolsheviks came to power in 1917, they believed that under socialism the family would 'wither away.' They envisioned a society in which communal dining halls, daycare centres, and public laundries would replace the unpaid labour of women in the home. Yet by 1936 legislation designed to liberate women from their legal and economic dependence had given way to increasingly conservative solutions aimed at strengthening traditional family ties and women's reproductive role. This book explains the reversal, focusing on how women, peasants, and orphans responded to Bolshevik attempts to remake the family, and how their opinions and experiences in turn were used by the state to meet its own needs.

Paper back, in very good condition. The cover and pages are clean.

Author(s):
Wendy Z. Goldman
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1995
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521458161
ISBN-13:
9780521458160
Number of pages:
351
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Women, the State and Revolution

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