Work and equality in Soviet society
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Work and equality in Soviet society thedivision of labor by age, gender, and nationality by Michael Paul Sacks

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Published by Praeger in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Labor supply -- Soviet Union.,
  • Women -- Employment -- Soviet Union.,
  • Minorities -- Employment -- Soviet Union.,
  • Ageand employment -- Soviet Union.

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Edition Notes

StatementMichael Paul Sacks.
LC ClassificationsHD5796
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 206 p. ;
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20941882M
ISBN 100030461413

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Women in Soviet Society: Equality, Development, and Social Change. Berkeley: University of California Press, Officially, Soviets wanted to liberate women from their roles as domestic leaders. Lapidus looks at the consequences of the policies that the Soviets enacted in order to reach this goal. Women in Soviet Society: Equality, Development and Social Change [Lapidus, Gail W.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Women in Soviet Society: Equality, Development and Cited by: Feminism in Soviet society. Vladimir Lenin, who led the Bolsheviks to power in the October Revolution, recognized the importance of women's equality in the Soviet Union (USSR) they established. "To effect [woman's] emancipation and make her the equal of man," he wrote in , two years after the Revolution, following the Marxist theories that underlaid Soviet communism, "it is necessary to be.   Women of the Gulag, both a remarkable book and a documentary film, highlights the disparity between the Soviet Union’s alleged gender equality and the reality of .