The Socialist Model of Woman in Poland and its Soviet Prototype

JVF Conference Papers

The task of this paper is to give account of the socialist model of woman that on one hand was following the example of the corresponding Soviet model, and on the other to certain degree had to take account of the local particularities. No effort is needed to notice that basic principles of the revolutionary concept of woman, such as equality of sexes and emancipation through work, were alike in the Soviet Union and Poland (as long as in the others countries of Eastern bloc), nevertheless there are various dissimilarities emerging from diverse traditions and use made of them by Polish socialist propaganda...

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