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Women"s work and wages in the Soviet Union.

Alastair McAuley

Women"s work and wages in the Soviet Union.

by Alastair McAuley

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English


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ISBN 10004339020X

“In many cases” indignantly declares the official Trade Union organ, Trud, of 11/8/, “there occurred arbitrary illegal additions to wages, leading to enormous over-expenditure on wages.” The Soviet Trade Unions who have developed “Socialist” competition, shock brigadism, and the Stakhanov “movement” are using all their power.   Why Women Had Better Sex Under Socialism. I had my job and my salary, and I didn’t need a man to support me. Joseph Stalin reversed much of the Soviet Union’s early progress in women.

  In , for example, million women were working in industry, or 83 per cent of the women between 20 and They comprised slightly more than half of the entire work force—outnumbering men.   A Guardian article went as far as to say “official Soviet doctrine has held that Western jeans, being figure-hugging, are a symbol of Western decadence, and thus to be avoided in the same way as pornography,” echoing the shock the United States had once felt when a Life Magazine photograph showed Wellesley women in denim trousers.

In July , Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin spoke of the need for Soviet industry to end outdated work quotas and reform wages, so that the Soviet Union could better incentivise workers and reduce labour turnover. The subsequent sixth Five-Year Plan for to included calls for a reform of wages. Women workers began the Russian Revolution. Febru laying the foundation for the creation of the Soviet Union. But was a year of two revolutions in Russia. women took on.


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Women"s work and wages in the Soviet Union by Alastair McAuley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Women's work and wages in the Soviet Union [McAuley, Alastair] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Women's work and wages in the Soviet UnionCited by: Gender, Work and Wages in the Soviet Union includes a critical survey of economic theories of gender and wages and the Soviet wage-system.

The final chapter brings the debate up to date by examining how old and new mechanisms of gender inequality interact in post-Soviet by: 8. Gender, Work and Wages in the Soviet Union includes a critical survey of economic theories of gender and wages and the Soviet wage-system.

The final chapter brings the debate up to date by examining how old and new mechanisms of gender inequality interact in post-Soviet Russia. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Women's work and wages in the Soviet Union / Alastair McAuley. Date: Editeur / Publisher: London: Allen & Unwin, Type: Livre / Book Langue / Language: anglais / English ISBN: X Catalogue Worldcat. Classification Dewey: / / Get this from a library. Gender, work, and wages in the Soviet Union: a legacy of discrimination.

[Katarina Katz]. Read this book on Questia. In the industrial societies of Europe and the United States, as in the developing countries of the Third World, the relationship between changes in women's economic roles and changes in the structure and functions of the family has attracted growing attention from social scientists and policy-makers alike.

WOMEN IN RUSSIA AND THE SOVIET UNION BARBARA ALPERN ENGEL When the women's movement revived in the West in the late s, it sparked a resurgence of interest in women in Russia and the Soviet Union. There was a rich and illuminating vein of "contribution" history to be mined.

During the nineteenth century, women were both more numerous. For the Soviet period in particular, individual chapters extend the geographic coverage of the book beyond Russia itself to examine women and gender relations in the Soviet ‘East’ (Tatarstan), Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan) and the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania).

Chapter I. Soviet Laws on the Rights of Women and for the Protection of the Woman Worker 4 II. General Results of the Development of Women’s Work in the Soviet Union 11 III.

Woman as a Skilled Worker 25 IV. Women in Collectivisation 37 V. Woman in the Intellectual Professions and in Administrative Work 49 VI. Women in the Soviet Union In his book Perestroika: New Thinking for our Country and the World, Gorbachev claims that women in the Soviet Union have "the same right to work as men, equal pay every opportunity to get an education, to have a career and to participate in social and political activities." The reality, however, is different.

See for example, Janet Evans, 'The Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the women’s question: the case of the Decree 'In Defense of Mother and Child'', Journal of Contemporary History, (), ; Mary Buckley, Women and Ideology in the Soviet Union (University of Michigan Press; Ann Arbor, MI, ).Back to (2).

Home» Browse» History» European History» Russia and the Soviet Union» Women in Russia. Women in Russia Women in Russia: Selected full-text books and articles.

A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. In average salary was roubles in cash monthly plus 13th salary bonus and if you include additional shared consumption funds you’ll get up to Medical care, education is free.

All working people are provided with accommodation. Trade union funds are used to provide annual holiday trip and resort treatments.

It also looks at newspaper articles and drawings of the time. These primary sources show what the attitude was towards women within the Soviet Union, and how different aspects of female life, such as education and work, were approached.

Women at Work. Goldman, Wendy Z. Women at the Gates: Gender and Industry in Stalin’s Russia. Cambridge. Sarah’s book dispels many myths about women as union members.

She shows how women did organise themselves as workers even before the s, but it was in the last quarter of the C19th that women really became organised, particularly in the massive textile industry where the weavers’ unions comprised at least 75% of all organised women.

The October Revolution () and the dissolution of the Soviet Union in have shaped the developments in the gender wage gap. These two main turning points in the Russian history frame the analysis of Russia's gender pay gap found in the economic literature.

However standard wage rates weren't common in the USSR until the late 50's/early 60's, so from workers were paid at piecework rates, until the Sixth Five Year Plan under Khrushchev which introduced a minimum wage as part of an overall shift in the direction of the Soviet economy.

How precisely wages were determined at that point(As in, the. The Soviet government is doing everything in its power to enable women to carry on independent proletarian socialist work."[vii] Commissions for agitation and propaganda were set up, hoping to encourage women to work, participate in politics and reduce illiteracy.

as a factory wage says much about the value placed on &dquo;women’s work&dquo; and about women’s earning power. Soviet women earn the same pay as men for equal work. This is not only the law, but also the practice. The third traditional occupation for women in Czarist Russia was as farm laborers, perhaps the most miserably paid of all.

The Status of Women in the Soviet Union I. THE SOCIALIST-MARXIST POSrMON In ideological principle, both the Marxist and the Soviet Bolshe- out her body on piece-work as a wage worker, but sells it once and for all."' The family life of the proletariat, while free from the cor- complained in her book, Women's Labor in Economic.Gender, Work and Wages in the Soviet Union: A Legacy of Discrimination Article in Industrial and Labor Relations Review 56(1) October with 77 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The role of women changed dramatically under the Soviet Union. The articulated aims of the Soviet government after the revolution were the creation of a communist state, socialist society and Soviet citizens to be implemented by a proletarian dictatorship .