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2019 № 1

Shvedova N. A. Between the baby and laptop: implementation of gender equality policies in the USA (The final part), pp.5-15

How and to what extent the American democracy solves problems in the context of creating a gender balance and opportunities for gender equality? What is the characteristic of the conditions that favors the functioning of real democracy and its further improvement in terms of a gender approach? The author believes that at present the American [...]

Ukhanova Yu. V. Civil participation of regional community: gender dimension, pp. 16 — 27

The article looks into the gender aspect of public participation in the region. Civic participation means the process by which public associations or individuals get involved in relations with the state and other socio-political institutions in order to address important social issues. Monitoring the data of public opinion of Vologda region residents conducted by Vologda [...]

Solovey A. P. The social well-being of women researchers in the academic science of the Republic of Belarus, pp. 27-39

The article presents a brief review of the scientific literature on various aspects of the status of women in science, on the basis of which the necessity and actuality of studying the social well-being of women researchers in academic science is substantiated. The methodology of studying the social well-being of women researchers is looked into. [...]

Pinkovetskaya Yu. S. Entrepreneurial activity of women in the modern economy, pp. 40-51

The problem of women’s involvement in entrepreneurship in modern Russia is investi-gated. The main attention is paid to a comprehensive assessment of the entrepreneurial activity of our compatriots and the analysis of their motivation when creating their own business. In the process of studying this problem, the author used the results of the report on [...]

Talanov S. L., Gadzhibabaeva A. А. Entrepreneurship in life plans of students of high schools: gender differences, pp. 52-63

The attitude of students to entrepreneurship is analyzed. It is established that only one person out of five would like to devote his life to entrepreneurship under certain conditions. The study revealed a gender imbalance. In particular, a significant part of female students re-fers to entrepreneurship positively. Such an attitude is formed in spite of [...]

Kalachikova O. N., Gruzdeva M. A. Gender stereotypes in the modern family: women and men (On the basis of sociological research), pp. 64-76

Family is the main institution for the rendition of values and norms, socialization of new generations and, ultimately, it determines the face of the society. Although the traditional monogamous family retains its positions in the mass consciousness, it has been transforming steadily being affected by the changing reality. The article explores the ideas of men [...]

Gogoleva E. N. Gender stereotypes in television commercials as a gender inequality reflection, pp. 77-86

The facts provided in the article show that a TV commercial, besides the task of goods promotion, actively contributes to formations of definite norms and styles of human social behavior in society. It seems possible because gender stereotypes categorize, simplify and schematize social reality. The sociological analysis of nonverbal behavior of the television commercial characters [...]

Medvedeva E. I. A woman’s image in the car advertisements: stereotypes and sexism, pp. 87-96

A woman’s image in the car advertisements of the last two years has been analyzed in the paper. This segment was chosen because the car advertising is very illustrative of the social roles and gender stereotypes. Driving is presented as a man’s intrinsic matter though statistics of traffic police disclaims this belief. To trace the [...]

Sukneva S. A., Barashkova A. S. The phenomenon of cohabitation in the northern region: extent, causes and demographic consequences, pp. 97-110

Understanding cohabitation not only as a sign of the institutional crisis of the traditional marriage, but also as a recognition of the objectivity of this phenomenon necessitates consideration in sparsely populated remote regions of the country. At present in Yakutia every sixth married couple prefers to not register their marriage relationship and this without a [...]

Kapustin N. V. Origins of gender asymmetry in Russia of Modern Age: “Yunosti chestnoe zertsalo”, pp. 111-120

“Yunosti Chestnoe Zertsalo” (“The Honorable Mirror for Youth”) belongs to the signif-icant cultural phenomena of Peter the Great’s epoch with its orientation to innovations. The more interesting is the connection of this book with the tradition, clearly exposed in gender asymmetry. Having analyzed its manifestations (in architectonics, composition, semantics of the key notions, presence/absence of [...]

Makhmudova M. M., Koroleva A. M., Makhmudova D. M. Bride kidnapping — a custom or the challenge of the time?, pp.121-132

The reasons for the custom of bride kidnapping in the North Caucasus are investigated. The analysis of statistical indicators of the number of kidnappings, the number of criminal cases, the unemployment rate, the dynamics of per capita income in the region. There are three main reasons for the bride’s abduction: lack of time or desire [...]

Magsumov T. A. Gender re (e) volution of commercial schools in Russia in the early XX century, pp. 133-144

In an attempt to study gender innovations in education in the late imperial Russia, the author has focused on co-education in commercial schools. The practice of co-education, that failed to find strong support in the political and social circles of the late imperial Russia, was introduced privately in the secondary school institutions, mainly in commercial [...]

Sinova I. V. Т. М. Zakharova’s pivot in the public diplomacy, pp. 145-152

The article is based on the analysis of literature and narrative sources, including those recorded in personal conversations. On the example of T. M. Zakharova the author shows the realization of “soft power” notion. T. Zacharova combined work at the Leningrad plant of laminated plastics with public diplomacy; she was vice-president of the USSR — [...]

Pushkareva N. L., Mukhina Z. Z., Mitsyuk N. A. Women and men in the political, economic and cultural processes of the Russian urbanization from the XIV to the XXI c. (The XI International Scientific Conference of the Russian Association for Research in Women’s History, October 4—7, 2018, Nizhny Novgorod), pp. 153-159

Short overview of abstracts and discussions during the XI International Scientific Con-ference held in Nizhny Novgorod by Russian Association for Research in Women’s History (October 4—7, 2018) presents a varied tapestry of ideas and estimations, relating assessments concerning the gender aspects of urbanism, as well as innovative interdisciplinary approaches in study of gender systems and [...]