Open Forum

  title={Open Forum},
  author={Elena Gapova},
  journal={European Journal of Women's Studies},
  pages={477 - 488}
  • Elena Gapova
  • Published 1 June 1929
  • Physics
  • European Journal of Women's Studies
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Citizenship, civil society and gender mainstreaming: complexities of political transformation in central and eastern Europe
How equal is women's participation in politics across Europe today? Do women have 'full citizenship' when it comes to political influence and public decision-making? How have the gender discourses
Gender and Citizenship in the Context of Democratisation and Economic Transformation in East Central Europe
This chapter explores the theoretical justification for applying the concept of citizenship to an examination of the democratisation process in East Central Europe since 1989 and specifically to an
Women’s Health–Nation’s Health: The Policies of Reproduction in Post-Soviet Belarus 1
Abstract Purpose: After the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Belarus began to develop a national policy on reproductive health, influenced by late Soviet policy, market relations, and international
Citizenship in an Enlarging Europe: Contested Strategies
This article explores some of the debates surrounding the gendered impact of both the democratisation process and European Union enlargement on the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. It focuses


Poland and Russia are meant
    The name is sometimes spelt 'Alexander Lukashenko', which is the transliteration of the Russian variant of the name
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        The name of the country is Belarus; 'Belorussia' or 'Byelorussia' commonly used in western media are russified versions of the name
          The poems are published in the 1996 English translation (mine with Bradley R. Strahan) in Eastern Visions/Visions International N 52