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Published: 05 December 2014

376 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199324354

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Sex, Politics, and Putin

Political Legitimacy in Russia

Valerie Sperling

Oxford Studies in Culture and Politics

  • An in-depth look at the political factors contributing to Russia's increasingly hostile environment for women and those outside of prevailing gender norms.
  • Through three case studies, Sperling charts the ways that both pro- and anti-Kremlin political parties and activists partake in ideologies of machismo and misogyny.

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