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Title Mapping difference : the many faces of women in contemporary Ukraine / edited by Marian J. Rubchak
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 223 pages) : illustrations
Contents Turning oppression into opportunity: and introduction / Marian J. Rubchak -- Between Europe and Africa: building the new Ukraine on the shoulders of migrant women / Cinzia Solari -- Women as migrants on the margins of the European Union / Alexandra Hrycak -- Prove it to me: the life of a Jewish social activist in Ukraine / Sarah D. Phillips -- Biography as political geography: patriotism in Ukrainian women's life stories / Oksana Kis' -- Chronicle of children's holidays: construction of gender stereotypes in Ukrainian preschools and elementary education / Victoria Haydenko -- Gender, language attitudes, and language status in Ukraine in the 1990s / Laada Bilaniuk -- Feminizing journalism in Ukraine: changing the paradigm / Mariia Tytarenko -- Feminism, nationalism, and women's literary discourse in Post-Soviet Ukraine / Maria G. Rewakowicz -- Feminist (de)constructions of nationalism in the Post-Soviet space / Tatiana Zhurzhenko -- Three conversations: the search for gender justice. Gender education--a step toward democracy: a conversation with Larysa Kobelʹiansʹka / Liudmyla Taran ; Gender research in sociology--the current situation: a conversation with Svitlana Oksamytna / Liudmyla Taran ; From the philosophy of a name to the philosophy of life: a conversation with Yulia Tymoshenko / Liudmyla Taran
Summary Drawn from various disciplines and a broad spectrum of research interests, these essays reflect on the challenging issues confronting women in Ukraine today. The contributors are an interdisciplinary, transnational group of scholars from gender studies, feminist theory, history, anthropology, sociology, women's studies, and literature. Among the issues they address are: the impact of migration, education, early socialization of gender roles, the role of the media in perpetuating and shaping negative stereotypes, the gendered nature of language, women and the media, literature by women, and loc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Feminism -- Ukraine.
Women -- Ukraine -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Women -- Ukraine.
Form Electronic book
Author Rubchak, Marian J.
ISBN 0857451197 (electronic bk.)
1845451198 (electronic bk.)
9780857451194 (electronic bk.)
9781845451196 (electronic bk.)