Gender, Equality and Difference During And After State Socialism

  • Rebecca Kay

Part of the Studies in Central and Eastern Europe book series (SCEE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Gender, Equality and the State from ‘Socialism’ to ‘Democracy’?

  3. Equal but Different: State Socialism and Women’s Roles in Public and Private Life

  4. (Re-)Negotiating Gender, Equality and Difference in the Post-socialist Era: Rights, Participation and Marginalisation

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 230-237

About this book


Gender, Equality and Difference During and After State Socialism examines gender as a socially and culturally constructed phenomenon which is influential in and influenced by state-led policies and structures, as well as social practices and relations and which shapes the experiences and lives of women and men.


democracy gender human rights labor market migration participation politics socialism women

Editors and affiliations

  • Rebecca Kay
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Central and East European StudiesUniversity of GlasgowUK

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