Category Archives: R 150 Wmn’s Culture

Modest Dressing, as a Virtue What’s really behind fashion’s — and women’s — love of concealing clothes?

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F-rated: IMDb introduces classification system to highlight work by women

F-rated: IMDb introduces classification system to highlight work by women   https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/mar/07/f-rated-imdb-introduces-classification-system-to-highlight-work-by-women?CMP=share_btn_fb

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Disgusting legislation initiative by Russian Duma

Disgusting legislation initiative by Russian Duma https://themoscowtimes.com/articles/bill-decriminalizing-domestic-violence-passes-first-reading-in-russian-parliament-56783

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Tatyana Tolstaya’s story “Про кафе Пушкинъ”

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The Domostroi

Translation The “Domostroi.” Rules for Russian Households in the Time of Ivan the Terrible. Edited and translated by Carolyn Johnston Pouncy.  Cornell University Press. Secondary Sources Hughes, Lindsey.  “Domostroi.”  The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women. Oxford UP, 2008. Kollmann, Nancy Shields. “The Extremes of … Continue reading

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Liudmila Petrushevskaia (for beginners)

Basic Information http://readrussia.org/writers/writer/ludmila-petrushevskaya Translations to use There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister’s Husband, and He Hanged Himself (Penguin, 2013, tr. Anna Summers) Secondary Sources Adams, Amy Singleton. “The Blood of Children: Petrushevskaia’s “our Crowd” and the Russian Easter … Continue reading

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Gender Violence in Russia (sources to begin with)

Fabian, Katalin.  Domestic Violence in Postcommunist States: Local Activism, National Policies and Global Forces.  Indiana UP, 2010. Horne, Sharon and Raymond D. Fowler. “Domestic Violence in Russia.” American Psychologist 54.1(1999): 55-61. Heutlin, Josephine. “Russia Finally Passed a Law Banning Domestic Violence, but … Continue reading

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