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Tag "gender studies"

Intensive Mothering: What It Looks Like and What It Means for Children

Intensive Mothering: What It Looks Like and What It Means for Children
A mother’s intense involvement in her children’s lives is perceived as a social norm by many. However, intensive mothering is not always a voluntary choice. School and broader society often pressurise women into making this decision. Whether or not this parental practice always benefits children remains a question. The following is a brief account of related issues based on a new paper by Olga Isupova and other research into this field.

Class and gender in Russian welfare policies: Soviet legacies and contemporary challenges

The book 'Class and gender in Russian welfare policies: Soviet legacies and contemporary challenges' by E.R. Iarskaia-Smirnova was published by the University of Gothenburg.