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

  • Editors
  • Shana Penn
  • Jill Massino

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

  3. Work, Activism, and Identity

  4. Sex, Reproduction, Family Relations, and Domestic Space

  5. Consumption, Leisure, and Culture

  6. Gender and Resistance

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 221-292

About this book


This book showcases extensive research on gender under state socialism, examining the subject in terms of state policy and law; sexuality and reproduction; the academy; leisure; the private sphere; the work world; opposition activism; and memory and identity.


equality Europe gender history Hungary identity memory Poland women

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-37751-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-10157-9
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