Woman in russian society. 2015. No 2.

Khasbulatova О. А. Soviet social policy during the Great Patriotic War, 1941—1945: gender aspect pp.3-10

The article is devoted to the gender aspect of social policy during the Great Patriotic War 1941—1945. On the base of the wide set of documents the author demonstrates the process of women getting involved in all spheres of economy with the exception of high-ranked positions in the government and army. The gender tendency in [...]

Riabov O. V. “Let us defend Mother Volga!”: the maternal symbol of the river in the discourse of the Stalingrad battle pp.11-27

The article deals with the analysis of employing the symbol of Mother Volga in the discourse of the battle of Stalingrad. The author points out that the battle was represented in the Soviet propaganda as defending Mother Volga which served as a substitute of the Motherland. The article begins with a discussion of the theoretical [...]

Bolokina L. A. The women of the occupied Kalinin region territory during the Great Patriotic War pp.28-36

The article analyzes the modes of women’s behavior in the territory of Kalinin region occupied by the Germans in 1941—1944. The article is based on the analysis of reminiscences of the war and official records. The records of Tver documentation centre of modern and contemporary history as well as archives of the Federal Security Service [...]

Morozov S. D. Men, women and children on occupied territories of the USSR during the Great Patriotic War: the population size and losses pp.37-47

The article focuses on the losses among civil population on the occupied territories of the USSR during the Great Patriotic War. The author makes use of a wide range of documentary sources and literature on Great Patriotic and World War II history. His own calculations and also statistic data on the losses of civilians (men, [...]

Kazakova A. Y. “Social bottom”: the crisis of gender identity as an indicator of the depth of disadaptation pp.48-59

According to the results of a personal handout test survey conducted in 2012 for comparative analysis of outsiders, differentiated by gender and age, in normal conditions and in conditions of group isolation as clients of social services, the loss of identity picture is reproduced. We have found that the factors destroying gender identity were socialization [...]

Pautova N. J., Pautov I. S. Gender characteristics of health self-assessment and perception as a socio-cultural value (Based on the data of the 21st round of RLMS-HSE) pp.60-75

The article analyzes the gender dimensions of health self-assessment as an important psychosocial indicator of health, which, despite a subjectivity component, is a reliable indicator of the health of individuals and is able to predict mor-tality. The authors make an attempt to outline the sociological dimensions of life strategies that characterize the perception of health [...]

Lisitsyna O. I., Pushkareva N. L. Notion of female honour in Russian noble cul-ture (late XVIII — early XIX c.) pp.76-89

The system of ideas about honour as one of the key components in the noble culture has been a subject of scientific research many times, but as a rule, the term “nobility” referred only to men. However, the concept “honour”, as well as the consequent ideas about standard behavior, had considerable gender specifics. The article [...]

Mitsyuk N. A. Tandem “conscious mother” and doctor: the emergence of pediatric patronage of infants in Russia at the turn of the XIX—XX cс. pp.90-104

The article aims to explore the circumstances of the origin of the pediatric patronage in Russia. The objective of the study is to prove that the basic methods of work with infants and their mothers were formulated and tested not in Soviet Russia, but during 1860—1910ies. The author uses an interdisciplinary, anthropologically oriented approach, makes [...]

Lyskova I. E. The influence of the University Extension Movement on the development of system of education and self-management in the countries of Western Europe, North America and Russia: gender aspect pp.105-118

The article implies complex research of key problems in the history of economic and managerial thought in Russia at the end of the XIX and at the beginning of the XX c. in the context of socio-economic development of the leading West European and North American countries. The history of management and self-management in particular [...]

Titareva L. D. Publishing industry as a factor of the women's prose development at the end of the XX — the beginning of the XXI c. pp.119-125

The article deals with the analysis of the development of women's prose as a function of changes on the market of book publishing in connection with social changes in Russia since the1980s. The relevance of the article ideas is that the opportunities of the publishing activities were one of the factors in the emergence of [...]