Woman in russian society. 2015. No 3-4.

Gafizova N. B., Smirnova D. I. The fatherhood as a social phenomenon in complete and incomplete (due to divorce) families (The example of Ivanovo) pp.66-77

The article discusses fatherhood as a social phenomenon. The authors use the functional approach to research father’s role. The realization of this role is a sum of educational, domestic, economic, communicative, leisure and social control functions in the family. Fatherhood is characterized as a complex phenomenon formed as a result of interaction between normative societal [...]

Riabov O. V. The «Motherland» in the symbolic politics of the post-Soviet Russia pp.78-95

The article deals with the using of the symbol of the Motherland in the symbolic politics in the post-Soviet Russia. The author demonstrates that the maternal symbol of Russia is employed in the politics of the national identity, in the practices of political mobilization, in legitimation and delegitimation of power, in the rhetoric on the [...]

Gnedash A. A. Family policy in the regions of modern Russia: institutional and policy aspects pp.96-108

This paper discusses family policy implementation at the regional level in Russia. All subjects of the Russian Federation are ranked into four groups (developed family policy, secondary development, weak, there is no or insufficient information) depending on the degree of compliance with such criteria as: clearly highlighted online-information in regional family authorities for the advancement [...]

Prokopenko L. Ya. Presidents’ wives: an African way pp.109-123

The development of the institution of the First Ladies in Africa in the 65 years’ period of independence is considered. Among the wives of African heads of State there are many bright individuals, some of them have left a noticeable mark in the history of the continent, not only as the First Ladies but also [...]

Riabova T. B. The “Motherland” in the practices of political mobilization pp.124-137

The article dwells upon the role of the symbol of the Motherland in the practices of political mobilization in the post-Soviet Russia. In the first section of the article the author demonstrates how political scientists study the phenomenon of political mobilization, its subjects, resources, types, and mechanisms. The next section focuses on the role which [...]

Dolidovich O. M. Ladies’ committee of the Russian Red Cross Society Barnaul division during early XX c. wars pp.138-146

The article describes the history of creation and the main directions of the ladies’ committee of Barnaul division of the Russian Red Cross Society during the Russian-Japanese War and World War I. The subject of the analysis is the question of the interaction between division management and a ladies’ charity committee within the division; their [...]

Ageeva E. A. The peculiarities of women’s consumer activity on the Russian luxury market during World War I pp.147-158

The article represents the gender analysis of Russian luxury market during World War I and February Revolution. The article contains analysis of social experience of upper-class society members, their daily pursuits and activities in emergency conditions. The major conclusions are as follows. Luxury consumption by upper-class womenfolk increased. One can say that luxury in war [...]

Pushkareva N. L. A congress within the congress: panel “Feminine and masculine in the world cultures” at the XI All-Russian congress of anthropologists and ethnologists (Ekaterinburg, July 7—10, 2015) pp.159-163

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Khasbulatova О. А. Professional education of men and women in Russia: socio￾historical analysis pp.3-16

The article is devoted to the historical and sociological analysis of the state educational policy. Based of the wide spectrum of documents and statistics the author illustrates the state investments in professional education of women and men during 1918—2015.The professional education is an important part of the human capital. Its role is increasing in postindustrial [...]

Shvedova N. A. Human capital development and gender equality: smart gender politics pp.17-31

Awareness of the logical chain “human capital — human rights — gender equality — sustainable development — the progress and quality of life” dictates the importance of avoiding gender inequalities in the process of development. Gender equality is both the development objective and reasonable approach to economic politics, because development is seen as a process [...]

Vasilchenko E. A. Women of the Far East in modern conditions pp.31-36

The author described the development trend of women’s society in the Far East, in modern conditions, compared them with similar tendencies of the Soviet period. On the basis of statistical data, the author has analyzed the ratio of the number of men and women living in the Maritime region at the beginning of 2014. Comparing [...]

Budnik G. A. Higher engineering education of women: history and current trends pp. 37-44

The formation and development of higher engineering education of women from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the beginning of the twenty-first century are considered on the basis of historiography, statistics and Internet resources analysis. The article demonstrates the most common gender stereotypes in higher education and labour relations. The examples of organization of [...]

Saralieva Z. H., Shchekoturov A. V. “I don’t want to be a girl who always washes dishes”: the institutional analysis of “Z” generation adolescents’ gender sensitivity pp. 45-58

The analysis of main institutes of socialization in terms of adolescents’ gender sensitivity is presented in the article. Values of modern teen’s generation are determined by transformation of social institutes, growth of IT technologies and virtual reality. These features of “Z” generation are only slightly touched upon by domestic scholars; so this lack of knowledge [...]

Vasilchenko O. A. The maternal capital in conditions of the Far East pp.59-66

In the article the author mentions a problem of decrease in the population of the country and the role of the Federal law “About additional measures of the state support of the families having children” from December, 29th, 2006 no. 256-ФЗ. Dynamics of the size change of the parent capital for the period 2007—2015 is [...]