Woman in russian society. 2017. No 2.


Khasbulatova O. A. Women’s movement in Russia as a factor of social progress (1900—1917), pp. 5-14

The article investigates the nature of women’s movement in Russia in the following period: 1900—1917. In the study, the author defines the degree of women’s influence on the Russian state policy in the field of gender equality and the formation of consciousness of women. Using the variety of sources the author reveals the contents and [...]

Pushkareva I. M., Pushkareva N. L. Women’s participation in Russian political life at the beginning of the XX c. (Soviet and Post-Soviet historiography), pp.15-34

This article looks at Russian women’s mobilization, social and political agency during the great period of transformation, the turn of the XIX—XX cc. and especially in 1917 as is shown in Russian Soviet and Post-Soviet historiography. Bringing together the main publications about prerevolutionary processes 1900—1917, the authors are trying to answer the question, how the [...]

Ruthchild R. Misbehaving women and the Russian revolutions of 1917. Translated by N. L. Pushkareva, pp. 35-44

This text aims to reflect on the specific history of women’s participation and women’s agency in political events in Russia in 1917. The main goal was to investigate the problem of the origins of invisibilty of gender issues in Russian revolutionary history and to fill the white spots. Synthesizing several decades of scholarship by historians [...]

Kradeckaya S. V. “A freedom was created not only by men”: the feminist movement and the beginning of revolution in Russia, pp. 45-54

The article covers the history of the feminist movement in the Russian Empire at the turn of XIX—XX cс. and its role in the February Revolution of 1917. Analyzing organizational and ideological development of feminism, the author demonstrates that by 1917 feminist organizations had their theoretical and practical potential, which allowed to mobilize a large [...]

Voloshun P. V. “She is the woman with the reputation of a smart person”: the wife of the Russian Emperor in February of 1917, pp. 55-62

The image of the last Russian Empress Alexandra Feodorovna Romanova remains ambiguous and raises questions. The tragic events experienced by a person in everyday life determine her behavior, which in turn demonstrates her true desires and aspirations, and also reveals the traits of character. For the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, such an event was the February [...]

Morozova O. M., Troshina T. I. Patriarchal trace in female revolutionary activity, pp. 63-73

The authors of the article emphasize that the reconstruction of revolutio-nary events in the most accessible synchronic documents, deposited in the arc-hives, and in the other sources does not reflect the some of the semantic aspects of these events that do not clearly show the special role in this events of women. This seems to [...]

Gafizova N. B. Feminism, class and party in the strategies of interaction between international and Russian women’s movements in the beginning of the XX c., pp. 74-83

The article is devoted to the strategies of interaction between Russian and international women’s movements in the beginning of the XX c. The author analyzes the interaction with International Council of Women, International Women’s Suffrage Alliance and International Women’s Socialist Secretariat. All these organizations defined their mission in different ways. The central idea of International [...]

Riabov O. V. The “Motherland” in the revolutionary caricature of early XX c.: legitimation and delegitimation of power, pp. 84-97

The article, focusing on Russian satirical journals research, dwells upon role of the symbol of the Motherland in discourses of Russian revolutions of 1905 and 1917. The author points out that the symbol was exploited by majority of political forces. The authorities employed it in maintaining legitimacy of power. The author discerns two modes of [...]

Sinova I. V. “In free Russia there is no place for a former female slave”, or What was written in national women’s magazines in 1917, pp. 98-106

The article is based on the analysis of publications for 1917 in several magazines: “Magazine for Women”, “Women’s Business”, “Female Reporter”. Publications in them reflected the variety of views and opinions on the change of power and the expected future changes in society. The main issue that was discussed in all women’s magazines in the [...]

Buslaeva O. S. Specificity of the educational process of female gymnasiums in Vladimir and Kostroma provinces in the late XIX — early XX c., pp. 107-113

The article discusses the nature and features of the educational process in the girls’ school of Vladimir and Kostroma provinces at the end of XIX — early XX c. read in PDF>>>

Khasbulatova O. A. To readers, pp.3-4

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