Gender, Globalization, and Postsocialism / Edition 1

Gender, Globalization, and Postsocialism / Edition 1

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by True, Jacqui True, Jacqui
     
 

True examines political and gendered identities in flux in post-communist Czech Republic. She argues that the privatization of a formerly state economy and the adoption of consumer-oriented market practices were shaped by ideas and attitudes about gender roles. This book also offers a provocative general thesis about the inextricable linkages between political and

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True examines political and gendered identities in flux in post-communist Czech Republic. She argues that the privatization of a formerly state economy and the adoption of consumer-oriented market practices were shaped by ideas and attitudes about gender roles. This book also offers a provocative general thesis about the inextricable linkages between political and economic changes and gender identities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900231127157
Publisher:
Perseus Distribution
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition

Table of Contents

Preface
1Gender, Globalization, and Postsocialism1
2Gendering State Socialism28
3Refashioning the Family55
4Establishing Labor Markets74
5Expanding Consumer Markets103
6Importing Civil Society131
7Engendering Global Political Economy163
Notes177
References201
Index235

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