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Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society: 2016/1: Gender, Nationalism, and Citizenship in Anti-Authoritarian Protests in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine

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This special issue focuses on protest movements operating outside of the mainstream in patriarchal and authoritarian societies. Themes covered include the place of feminist and gender equality movements in democratically restricted environments, intersections between feminism and nationalism, the possibilities of right-wing feminism and pop feminism, the role of gender in high politics, and the relationship between nationality and sexuality in the context of protest movements. The journal features contributions by scholars, human rights and gender equality activists, and journalists, and facilitates wide-ranging discussion of recent and ongoing protest movements in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine.

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