Guys & Masculinities under Socialism: A Social and Cultural History

For a number of decades now, scholars took an interest in analyzing the attempt that is socialist transform traditional sex arrangements and revolutionize the household. In contrasting the ideal of women’s emancipation with everyday experience under socialism, studies have demonstrated the limits of the socialist “solution” to “the girl question.” However, recent debates concerning the notion that is very meaning, and existence of feminism(s) under socialist rule reveal the ongoing relevance associated with the topic. Central and Eastern European gender history is a dynamic industry and current efforts consist of overcoming the continuing Cold War stereotypes and paradigms and writing a nonlinear history of socialist feminism. Read the rest of this entry »