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Women and Work in Russia, 1880-1930 : A Study in Continuity Through Change

By: McDermid, Jane.
Contributor(s): Hillyar, Anna.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Women And Men In History: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (247 p.).ISBN: 9781317888987.Subject(s): Women -- Employment -- Russia -- History -- 19th century | Women -- Employment -- Russia -- History -- 20th century | Women -- Employment -- Soviet Union -- History | Women -- Russia -- History -- 19th century | Women -- Russia -- History -- 20th century | Women -- Russia -- Social conditions | Women -- Soviet Union -- History | Women -- Soviet Union -- Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women and Work in Russia, 1880-1930 : A Study in Continuity Through ChangeDDC classification: 305.40994 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Dedication; Introduction; 1. To Labour, to Bear and to Endure: The Lot of the Russian Woman Worker?; Women, work and family; Service to the people; Gender and the development of the working class; Gender, industrialisation and urbanisation; Part One: Society, Politics and the Economy, 1880-1914; 2. Women in Socety and Economy before the First World War; Life on the land and the peasant economy; Education and work; Medicine and women; Women workers in the city
3. Women and Politics before the First World WarFrom ''small deeds'' to revolution: the origins of female involvement in the revolutionary movement; Women and the 1905 revolution; From revolution to world war; Part Two: From World War to the New Society, 1914-1930; 4. From World War to Revolution; Women, work and the First World War; International Women''s Day and the collapse of tsarism; Between the two revolutions; Women and the October revolution; 5. Working Women, Civil War and the New Society, 1918-1930; Women and the ABC of Communism; Women and the civil war, 1918-1920
Women and the New Economic PolicyEpilogue; Glossary; Bibliography; Map: The Russian Empire, 1914; Index
Summary: This study considers the impact of industrialisation, revolution and world war on women''s working lives in Russia. Unlike existing studies this new text looks at women from all social classes. In the process the authors reveal how the stereotypical portrayal of Russian women''s work as a struggle of endurance and sacrifice distorts and oversimplifies the reality of their experience between 1880 and 1930.
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Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Dedication; Introduction; 1. To Labour, to Bear and to Endure: The Lot of the Russian Woman Worker?; Women, work and family; Service to the people; Gender and the development of the working class; Gender, industrialisation and urbanisation; Part One: Society, Politics and the Economy, 1880-1914; 2. Women in Socety and Economy before the First World War; Life on the land and the peasant economy; Education and work; Medicine and women; Women workers in the city

3. Women and Politics before the First World WarFrom ''small deeds'' to revolution: the origins of female involvement in the revolutionary movement; Women and the 1905 revolution; From revolution to world war; Part Two: From World War to the New Society, 1914-1930; 4. From World War to Revolution; Women, work and the First World War; International Women''s Day and the collapse of tsarism; Between the two revolutions; Women and the October revolution; 5. Working Women, Civil War and the New Society, 1918-1930; Women and the ABC of Communism; Women and the civil war, 1918-1920

Women and the New Economic PolicyEpilogue; Glossary; Bibliography; Map: The Russian Empire, 1914; Index

This study considers the impact of industrialisation, revolution and world war on women''s working lives in Russia. Unlike existing studies this new text looks at women from all social classes. In the process the authors reveal how the stereotypical portrayal of Russian women''s work as a struggle of endurance and sacrifice distorts and oversimplifies the reality of their experience between 1880 and 1930.

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