Woman in russian society. 2016. No 2.


S. A. Sudjin. Sibling’s interaction formation factors in families with a mentally ill child pp.3-12

The article is devoted to the characteristics of the relations between sibs in families with a mentally ill child. The features of these interactions in the context of one of the sibs mental illness are analyzed; the factors of inter-sibs relations configuration are considered. The main factor among them is gender. This aspect affects both [...]

Egorova N. Yu. Cohabitation in the marital strategies of the young: perception and practices pp.12-21

Trends in family/marital relations affect family formation in today’s society, including Russia. Couples living together without registration, also known as cohabitation, form an increasingly significant stage in building a marriage/family strategy. The paper deals with the emergence and spread of this phenomenon which was named “nubile cohabitation”. Quantitative data (obtained from population census data and [...]

Samokhina K. I. The abandonments and neglect of children: theoretical and methodological approaches in Russian and foreign science pp. 22-34

One of the most actual problems in modern society is social orphanhood. This research refers to studies of the abandonments and neglect of children in Russia. In Russia the quantity of the newborn abandonment grows every year and makes 0,3—0,4 % of all newborn. The purpose of the article is to consider the main aspects [...]

Lipasova A. N. Fatherhood in gender regimes of the developed countries pp.34-47

The article is devoted to the analysis of gender regimes in welfare states from the angle of alarmist fatherhood discourse, which appeared in the 80s. Gender regime is a set of rules and norms which create stable expectations re-garding gender relations and assign specific rights and responsibilities to men and women. The theoretic frame of [...]

Sirazhudinova S. V. Female genital mutilation in the Republic of Dagestan: socio-cultural determinants and conceptual analysis pp.48-56

This article examines the practice of female genital mutilation in the Re-public of Dagestan. The secrecy of this issue requires empirical analysis. We aimed to review the data of empirical research in the Republic of Dagestan. The results of the study allow to reveal the problem of the existence of female circumcision in the Republic [...]

Boyarinova P. A. Nadezhda Durova: phenomenon of gender trouble in Russia in the first half of the XIX c. pp.57-68

This article covers the myth which was formed in the first half of the XIX c. around Nadezhda Durova, the first Russian amazon. To analyse Durova’s biography and Russian society’s attitude towards sex-gender mismatch. J. Butler’s construct of gender trouble is being used. This methodology examines Durova’s and Alexandrov’s social identity splitted into two binary [...]

Suleimanova R. N. “She is reasonably well positioned…”: the views of local researchers of the second half of XIX — early XX c. on the position of women in traditional society (On the example the Bashkirs) pp.69-81

The article, based on the analysis of the fundamental scientific work of the famous Russian ethnographer S. I. Rudenko “The Bashkirs. A case of ethnological monograph” (the second part was published in 1925), considers the status of women in traditional Bashkir society. Shown are the attitude of S. I. Rudenko and other Russian researchers of [...]

Vavulinskaya L. I. The problem of female employment in the 1950s (A case study of Karelia) pp.82-90

Based on archival materials, the article considers the problems of wom-en’s employment in Karelia in the 1950s, pinpoints the causes of the multitude of non-working women, describes the ways and methods used to involve them in public production. It is noted that the party organizations regarded the public employment issue to be of political significance, [...]

E. B. Khitruk «MALE QUESTION» IN the twenty-first century: the DEVELOPMENT of a COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO the STUDY of MASCULINITY pp. 91-97

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