Creating the New Soviet Woman : Women's Magazines as Engineers of Female Identity, 1922-53

TitleCreating the New Soviet Woman : Women's Magazines as Engineers of Female Identity, 1922-53
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsAttwood, Lynne
Number of Pages213
PublisherSt. Martin's Press
CityNew York
Abstract

"The 'new Soviet person' the Bolsheviks were committed to creating was to be a qualitatively different type to that which existed under capitalism: a creature willing and eager to subordinate his or her own interests to those of society." "This book explores the ways in which the 'new woman', in her various incarnations, was presented to female citizens from the 1920s to the end of the Stalin era in the pages of the popular women's magazines, Rabotnitsa (The Woman Worker) and Krest'yanka (The Peasant Woman)."--Jacket.

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