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By Jill Massino

Drawing on proof that levels from executive documents to ancient media and oral historical past interviews, Ambiguous Transitions presents an available, intimate exploration of gender and citizenship in socialist Romania. via connecting women's daily lives to greater political, financial, and social procedures, writer Jill M. Massino demanding situations traditional understandings of existence in socialist Romania as uniformly oppressive. geared up round 4 key points of daily life-education, paintings, marriage and relations, and leisure-these pics of existence within the japanese bloc make clear the chilly warfare, modernity, and the salience of socialist ideals and practices in people's knowing of post-socialism.

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