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Women Empowered? Reflections on Women’s Conception of Autonomy in Communist Romania

Women Empowered? Reflections on Women’s Conception of Autonomy in Communist Romania
  1. Author: Russian and East European Institute
  2. Number of episodes: 1
  3. Web site: http://www.iub.edu/~reeiweb/events/2012/Bucur.pdf

Podcast Description:

Maria Bucur is John W. Hill Professor of East European History and Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs in the College of Arts And Sciences.Her current research addresses everyday citizenship and gender from a comparative perspective, with a focus on case studies from Romanian and the United States.

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Women Empowered? Reflections on Women’s Conception of Autonomy in Communist Romania

  Name Time Artist/Performer Release Date Description Author Language  
1.Women Empowered? Reflections on Women’s Conception of Autonomy in Communist Romania01:12:40Maria Bucur3/22/2012This presentation reflects on ways in which women who lived under communism in Romania identified their lives, actions, and aspirations along feminist lines, but without the feminist jargon used by their Western counterparts at the time. Aspirations linked to personal autonomy, economic empowerment, and reactions against sexism in public and private life will be presented as evidence of a feminist ethos among women in Romania.Russian and East European InstituteEnglishDownload