Vol 28, No 2 (2010)

Special Issue:"Gender Shift in the North of Russia"

With guest editors Joachim Otto Habeck, Olga Povoroznyuk, and Virginie Vaté

Table of Contents

Introduction: On the Definition, Theory, and Practice of Gender Shift in the North of Russia PDF
Olga Povoroznyuk, Joachim Otto Habeck, Virginie Vaté 1-37

Special Issue Section

From Materfamilias to Dinner-Lady: The Administrative Destruction of the Reindeer Herder’s Family Life PDF
Piers Vitebsky 38-50
Women and the Tundra: Is There a Gender Shift on Yamal? PDF
Elena Liarskaya 51-84
Domesticity, Gender, and Change in Northern Kamchatka PDF
Petra Rethmann 85-101
Changing Gender Roles and Economies in Taimyr PDF
John P. Ziker 102-119
Gender Distinctions in an Egalitarian Society: The Case of Evenki People of the Baikal Region PDF
Tatiana Safonova, István Sántha 120-139
Yakutia’s Men Today: Widowing Wives and Longing for Life? PDF
Lilia Vinokurova 140-163
“Women Rule This Country”: Women’s Community Organizing and Care in Rural Karelia PDF
Meri Kulmala 164-185
Methods and Approaches in Research on the Changing Gender System in the North and Northwestern Regions of the Russian Federation PDF
Natalia Pushkareva 186-199
Working Mothers and Nannies: Commercialization of Childcare and Modifications in the Gender Contract (A Sociological Essay) PDF
Elena Zdravomyslova 200-225
Hidden Sex and the Ordinary Youth: The Dolgan Way of Maintaining a Good Family Reputation PDF
Aimar Ventsel 226-241
Shift-F2: Female-to-Female Intimacy Offline and Online (Krasnoiarsk and Novosibirsk cases) PDF
Tatiana Barchunova 242-270

Open Forum Section

Queer migration in & out of Croatia:Waitressing is an awful job when you’re gay in a straight bar PDF
Amir Hodžić 271-278
Contemporary public art in the city space of Kharkiv PDF
Dmytro Zaiets 279-307


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