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Mapping Difference: The Many Faces of Women in Contemporary Ukraine / Edition 1

Mapping Difference: The Many Faces of Women in Contemporary Ukraine / Edition 1

by Marian J. Rubchak


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ISBN-13: 9780857451187
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/01/2011
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Marian J. Rubchak is a Senior Research Professor of History at Valparaiso University whose work focuses on reimagining Slavic identities in various contexts. She has written on the role of myth in shaping the identity of contemporary Ukrainian women, and the difficulties that they face in exerting agency in a transitional society with prejudices against women.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

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Catherine Wanner


Chapter 1. Turning Oppression into Opportunity. An Introduction

Marian J Rubchak

Chapter 2. Between “Europe’ and “Africa”: Building the New Ukraine on the Shoulders of Migrant Women

Cinzia Solari

Chapter 3. Women as Migrants on the Margins of the European Union

Alexandra Hrycak

Chapter 4. Prove it to me: The Life of a Jewish Social Activist in Ukraine

Sarah D. Phillips

Chapter 5. Biography as Political Geography: Patriotism in Ukranian Women’s Life Stories

Oksana Kis’

Chapter 6. Chronicle of Children’s Holidays: Construction of Gender Stereotypes in Ukrainian Preschools and Elementary Education

Victoria Haydenko

Chapter 7. Gender, Language Attitudes, and Language Status in Ukraine

Laada Bilaniuk

Chapter 8. Feminizing Journalism in Ukraine: Changing the Paradigm

Mariia Tytarenko

Chapter 9. Nationalism and Women’s Literary Discourse in Post-Soviet Ukraine

Maria Rewakowicz

Chapter 10. Feminist (de)Construction of Nationalism in the Post Soviet Space

Tatiana Zhurzhenko

Chapter 11. Three Conversations:

Liudmyla Taran

I: Gender Education - a Step Toward Democracy

with Larysa Kobelianska

II: Gender Research in Sociology: The current situation

with Svitlana Oksamytna

III: From the Philosophy of a Name to the Philosophy of Life

with Yulia Tymoshenko

Notes on contributors



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