Gender, Politics, and Society in Ukraine by Olena Hankivsky, Anastasiya Salnykova

By Olena Hankivsky, Anastasiya Salnykova

Gender, Politics, and Society in Ukraine is the 1st assortment to ascertain how political, social, and fiscal transitions in post-Communist Ukraine are remodeling gender roles and kin in the state. best Western and Ukrainian students and practitioners tackle a variety of results linked to and strengthened via those transitions – together with the breakdown of the overall welfare procedure, the shortcoming of development within the improvement of the healthcare process, gender inequality in political illustration, the patriarchal nature of state construction, human trafficking, household violence, altering conceptions of fatherhood and masculinity, homelessness, and LGBT matters – from various methodological and disciplinary perspectives.

Gender, Politics, and Society in Ukraine is relatively cutting edge in its exploration of either women's and men's reviews and the ways that gender family shift over the years in societies present process transitions to democracy. As such, this quantity furthers the knowledge of the complicated hindrances and demanding situations of practising gender equality in evolving democracies and identifies destiny priorities for learn, politics, and coverage development.

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The Ukrainian experience presented here will be of interest to scholars who investigate similar phenomena in other post-Soviet countries. It is true that it is impossible to generalize about gender in all the countries of the former Soviet Union because of the influence of disparate cultures, histories, and religions. As Rai (2007) points out, ‘Different contexts bring different strains and tensions’ (p. 270). Nevertheless, in writing about social identity and women’s experiences, Duffy (2000) asserts that ‘there are similarities shared across the countries of ECE [East-Central Europe] that entice scholars to examine women’s situations at a fairly high level of abstraction.

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139). Yet, such factors, among other explanatory causes, are only starting to be identified, understood, and fully interrogated, making this collection a particularly timely and important contribution to the literature. The Ukrainian experience presented here will be of interest to scholars who investigate similar phenomena in other post-Soviet countries. It is true that it is impossible to generalize about gender in all the countries of the former Soviet Union because of the influence of disparate cultures, histories, and religions.

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