Article 4219

Title of the article

SLOGANS OF THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY – PROMOTION OF THE SOCIAL IMAGE OF THE SOVIET WOMAN 

Authors

Troshina Dar'ya Vladimirovna, Postgraduate student, Bryansk State academician I. G. Petrovsky University (14 Bezhitskaya street, Bryansk, Russia), E-mail: darya.troshina15@mail.ru 

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93/94 

DOI

10.21685/2072-3024-2019-2-4 

Abstract

Background. Soviet holidays continue to play a major role in shaping social and political culture in modern Russia. The International Women’s Day acts as a legacy of the USSR. The study of the Soviet experience in the relationship of women and the state is of great importance for understanding modern social processes. The aim of the work is to analyze the Bolshevik slogans on the March 8, published in the local periodicals of the Bryansk region.
Materials and methods. The implementation of research tasks was achieved on the basis of using documents and materials received in the Russian State Library, the State Archives of the Bryansk Region, the Bryansk Regional Universal Library, the State Public Historical Library of Russia. Original copies of the local periodical press of 1917–1926 devoted to the International Women’s Day occupy the main place. The research methodology includes: a historical – comparative method, which made it possible to identify the common and distinctive features of March 8th in different years; chronological method – thanks to him, events are arranged in their temporal sequence; statistical method – giving the opportunity to analyze data on participants in events.
Results. The main directions of activities for the involvement of women in production and in public life are investigated. Local press articles reveal the official position on the International Women’s Day, emphasize the need to use holidays for campaigning and propaganda purposes.
Conclusions. Studying the history of the formation of the holiday March 8th in Bryansk region makes it possible to understand the general Soviet attitude of the authorities towards a woman, in the conditions of building a new state. 

Key words

woman, emancipation, the 8th of March, illiteracy, worker, peasant woman, production 

 

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