Current issue

2021 №3

Sillaste G. G. Science as a sphere of self-realization of women and the socio-gender potential of its development, p. 3-17

The article, conceptually based on the paradigm of social time modus, the theory of gender equality and institutionalism, considers the development of science as a type of activity, a social process and an extra-economic factor that determines the behavior of an individual, his choice and preferences in the scientific sphere of life, depending on the [...]

Kashina M. A. “Visibility” of gender studies in Russian sociology: has marginality been overcome? p. 18-36

Marginality in society can be considered as a situation of cultural conflict, and as a way of breaking outdated norms and patterns. In science, marginality can generate innovative interdisciplinary approaches, or it can be the evidence of a scientific outsider position. At the beginning of the XXI century gender sociology occupied the position of an [...]

Tran Thi Minh Tuyet. Free rural-urban migration of women in Vietnam: current situation and raised issues, p. 37-51

Migration is an inevitable consequence in the development of each nation. For a country that is accelerating the process of industrialization like Vietnam, increasing the speed of urbanization, the flow of migration from rural to urban areas is an inevitable trend. Based on the recent Results of the Census of Population and Housing (2019) and [...]

Gabaraeva M. R. Content analysis of the feminist Internet communities of Ingushetia: topics and issues, p. 52-61

The article examines the topics that are discussed in the feminist Internet communities of the Republic of Ingushetia. Over the past three years a number of feminist communities have emerged in the North Caucasian segment of the Internet. Typically most republics of the North Caucasus Federal District have just one such community each, while in [...]

Herbut N. A., Herbut I. A. Women’s underrepresentation in street names: gender narratives of urban spaces, p. 62-71

Using symbolism patriarchal authorities have been making women “invisible” in public spaces for centuries. Toponyms derived from people’s names have a symbolic power to emphasize who is or should be valued in society. This article reviews the importance of streets named after people for the formation of the social and symbolic status of women in [...]

Shvedova N. A. Strokes to a portrait of women’s movement in the USA, p.72-87

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which was passed by the country’s highest legislative body on June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920. It gave American women the right to vote at the federal level, by law guaranteeing them this right. American society and state have [...]

Milaeva O. V., Bobrov V. A., Martynova O. A., Piterova A. Yu., Siushkin A. E. Female deputies of the Russian Federation at the sub-federal level: quantitative characteristics, p. 88-109

The relevance of the study is due to the institutionalization of the gender imbalance in the representative bodies of the Russian Federation, the lack of significant improvements in the aspect of the integration of women into the system of political governance. The results of the study show that the characteristics of the current model of [...]

Voroshilovа S. V., Velikaya N. M. The draft law on women’s equality of 1906 — the first gender examination of Russian legislation, p. 110-120

The article examines the content of the Draft Law on Equal Rights of Women, prepared by the legal Commission of the Union for Equal Rights of Women, at the request of the State Duma in 1906. Within the framework of this draft law, the first gender expertise of the current legislation in Russia was carried [...]

Gazieva A. A. Mediators of culture: about gender features of the status roles of women on the Caucasian frontier, p. 121-135

The article examines the gender specificity of the transmission of culture, socio-economic status, and the place of women in public perception in the Caucasus in accordance with the theory of the frontier. The study reveals many status social roles of women on the Caucasian frontier. In the course of the formation of the frontier area, [...]

Arinov А. G. Participation of women in combat actions on the fronts of the Great Patriotic War (As reflected by the Soviet military periodical press), p. 136-148

In this article, on the basis of a gender approach, it is proposed to consider the image of women soldiers created on the pages of the Soviet military periodical press. This is undertaken in order to understand how exactly the idea of women in the Red Army was formed and promoted. This approach allows us [...]

Eremenko K. S., Polivanchuk E. A. “The sea belongs to men?”: women in the Soviet merchant marine in the 1960s and 1970s, p. 149-168

The article is aimed at identifying the role of women in the gender structure of the Soviet merchant marine and reconstructing gender stereotypes about women seafarers within and outside the professional community in the 1960s and 1970s. To reach the goals the authors employ the approaches of microhistory and oral history. The main primary source [...]