VI. Gendered Transitions: The Impact of the Post-Soviet Transition on Women in Central Asia and the Caucasus

  title={VI. Gendered Transitions: The Impact of the Post-Soviet Transition on Women in Central Asia and the Caucasus},
  author={Armine Ishkanian},
  journal={Perspectives on Global Development and Technology},
  • Armine Ishkanian
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology, Economics
  • Perspectives on Global Development and Technology
In this chapter, I explore the impact of the post-Soviet political and socioeconomic transitions on women in the former Soviet republics of Central Asia and the Caucasus. I review the impact of Soviet policies on gender roles and relations in order to contextualize post-Soviet developments. The central segment, which examines gender roles and relations after socialism, is divided into two sections. In the first section, I examine the impact of local political and socioeconomic transitions on… 

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