Women, the State and Revolution: Soviet Family Policy and Social Life, 1917-1936 / Edition 1

Women, the State and Revolution: Soviet Family Policy and Social Life, 1917-1936 / Edition 1

by Wendy Z. Goldman
     
 

This book focuses 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.See more details below

Overview

This book focuses 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521458160
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Series:
Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
351
Sales rank:
607,923
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

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Table of Contents

1. The origins of the Bolshevik vision: love unfettered: women free; 2. The first retreat: Besprizornost and socialised childrearing; 3. Law and life collide: free union and the wage-earning population; 4. Stirring the sea of peasant stagnation; 5. Pruning the 'Bourgeois Thicket': drafting a new family code; 6. Freedom and its consequences: the debate on the 1926 family code; 7. Reproduction and the law; 8. Recasting the vision: the resurrection of the family; 9. Conclusion: the new socialist state, law and family.

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