Elena Zdravomyslova

Elena Zdravomyslova
European University at Saint Petersburg · Department of Political Science and Sociology

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3, Санкт-Петербург, 191187, Россия. zdrav@eu.spb.ru Анна Тёмкина-профессор ЕУСПб, профессура Новартис по общественному здоровью и гендеру. Адрес для переписки: Европейский университет в Санкт-Петербурге, ул. Гагаринская, 3, Санкт-Петербург, 191187, Россия. temkina@ eu.spb.ru Мы благодарны Марине Хаккарайнен за ценные комментарии, а также всем нашим...
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In post-Soviet Russian society, new cohorts of women have been socialised into norms which are structurally different from those of their parents’ generation. They consider their private lives to be arenas of deliberate planning and conscious choice. For them, planning has become a question of individual aspiration and responsibility—at least, for...
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The purpose of this article is to provide an analysis of changes in the organization of sexual life among Russian women and to describe a spectrum of sexual scripts that characterize different generations. Based on biographical interviews with urban middle-class women we identify five such scripts of sexual life. On one hand, the analysis shows tha...
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During the last decade Russian politics have aimed at stimulating the birth rate, most famously by the maternity capital program. This article provides results from the first extensive study of citizen use and attitudes to this benefit and concludes that Russian women and families harbor a deep distrust of the program and Russian social policy, as...
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In this article we discuss the uneasy development of gender studies in Russia as one example of public sociology. For empirical evidence we concentrate mainly on our own experience in the Gender Studies Program at the European University in St. Petersburg, but we also refer to the other cases. We observe how the political and academic context of th...
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This article analyses the new demographic programme that was announced by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, in 2006. The main goal of this programme is to encourage fertility, especially the birth of a second child. New benefits should elevate the status of women taking maternity leave, who might otherwise suffer from discrimination in the fam...
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Late Soviet liberal discourse in both academe and society saw men as biologically, pyschologically, and demographically weaker than women—engaging in risky behaviors that indicated a "crisis of masculinity" because of their inability to perform their traditional roles as family breadwinners.
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Late Soviet liberal discourse in both academe and society saw men as biologically, pyschologically, and demographically weaker than women— engaging in risky behaviors that indicated a "crisis of masculinity" because of their inability to perform their traditional roles as family breadwinners.
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The chapter studies the dialectics of control between employers and the two main types of domestic workers, cleaners and nannies. Both cleaning and child care belong to the realm of caring work typically performed by women. The research material consists of in-depth interviews collected in St. Petersburg in 2004–05 through the personal social net...
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Russian reproductive health care systems have undergone many changes since the 1990s. These changes have given users new opportunities, and users have become more demanding and knowledgeable. At the same time, patients distrust health care institutions and practitioners, which remains one of the Russian reproductive health care's most significant p...
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This article presents the context of the current debate on the status of sociology in Russia, maps the controversy between professional and public sociology and locates the public sociology agenda in the context of a fight for professional sociology using the case of sociological education. To test the thesis of sociological internationalism, it is...
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This book examines the importance of gender and citizenship ideologies and the opportunities available for interest groups and related civic initiatives in relation to the role of conscripts mother’s in contemporary Russia. Amy Ciazza asks: what is the role of gender culture in the development of the Russian civil society? The author argues that ge...
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This article is devoted to theexploration of some trends in gender studies incontemporary Russia and is based on ourresearch and teaching in the field over thecourse of seven years. The main concepts ofgender research – gender, feminism,women's subjectivity – were introduced to theRussian public early in 1990s; Russian genderstudies began to develo...
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Die Absicht dieses Artikels besteht darin, ein kollektives Porträt der führenden Persönlichkeiten zu zeichnen, die die feministischen Aktivitäten im Russland der Gegenwart tragen. Zu zeigen, wie aus einer „normalen“ russisch-sowjetischen Frau eine Feministin wird, wobei zu berücksichtigen ist, dass schon dieses Wort im russischen Diskurs einen nega...
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This article describes the protest cycle of perestroika (1985-1991) in the city of Leningrad. The political and economic reforms of democratisation were the subject of this protest. The bipolarisation of the protest movements and authorities, on the one hand, and of opposing political movements, on the other, is conceived as the developing mechanis...
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PhD (Университет Хельсинки), доцент Ев-ропейского Университета (Санкт-Петербург). Исследование гендерных отношений постепенно становится неотъемлемой частью большинства социальных и гуманитарных наук. При этом разные науки и научные сообщества обладают разной степенью чувствительности к включению гендерной тематики в свое интеллектуальное поле. Наи...

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