«VICTIM OF ABORTION»: ATTITUDE TOWARDS CHILDBIRTH AND ABORTION DURING THE FIRST YEARS OF SOVIET POWER

Abstract

The article analyses the issue of abortion during the new Soviet ethics. The childbirth and abortion are the two phenomena through which the women’s daily life is shown during the challenging post-revolutionary period. The evolution of the authorities’ attitude towards woman’s private world is revealed. The deformation of gender roles during the epoch of social and political transformations by new ideology, economical realities, changes of social space of everyday life is demonstrated. The emancipation of a woman appeared to be a field of tactics and strategies of day-by-day living which demanded from woman skills of adaptation to the new life roles in actively developed socialistic project.

 

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Z. M. Kobozeva

Samara National Research University

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Email: morenovsv@ssau.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-7045-4310

U. O. Skachkova

Samara National Research University

Email: morenovsv@ssau.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1381-6992

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