5 edition of The Disabled in the Soviet Union found in the catalog.
by Univ of Pittsburgh Pr (Txt)
Written in English
|Contributions||Lewis Siegelbaum (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||303|
The book takes place in Upstate New York and many of the locations are very recognizable to me which made the book even more powerful for me. There is an uprising by the Americans and a plot involving a secret weapon the U.S. had been working on before the surrender. The elite forces of the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies in the mids were undoubtedly the largest in the world, and among the least known. The Soviet elite formations alone had a total strength comparable to that of the entire British armed forces. Besides the conventional military elite formations such as airborne and marine forces, most Warsaw Pact armies also possessed special.
At both a geographical and historical distance, the Soviet Union doesn't look like much of a place for kids. If you grew up during the Cold War in, say, the United States, you might well have the impression (of which The Simpsons' "Worker and Parasite" remains the defining crystallization) of a gray, harshly utilitarian land behind the Iron Curtain concerned with nothing more whimsical than. The reply from a Soviet representative was swift, firm, and puzzling: "There are no invalids in the USSR!" (Fefelov ). This apparatchik's denial of the very existence of citizens with disabilities encapsulated the politics of exclusion and social distancing that characterized disability policy under state socialism.
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“By far the most informed and comprehensive book ever published in the West on the position and treatment of the mentally and physically disabled in the Soviet Union.” —Soviet Studies “The world of the disabled in any society is something most of us know far too little about/5(1).
The Soviet rule had a very conflicted attitude to disabled people. On the one side, the Communist idea sprang from the Christian “no-man-left-behind” concept of human care and compassion. On the other side, our Communists were battle-hardened and.
The Disabled in the Soviet Union: Past and Present, Theory and Practice (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, ), – Ibid., – Sarah D. Phillips, “‘There Are No Invalids in the USSR!’ A Missing Soviet Chapter in the New Disability History,” Disability Studies Quarte no.
The Disabled in the Soviet Union: Past and Present, Theory and Practice [William O. McCagg and Lewis Siegelbaum]. In topics ranging from industrial accident prevention before and during Stalin's industrialization drive to the long and complex history. This book brings together new research by internationally recognised local and non-native scholars in a range of countries in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
It covers, historically, the origins of legacies that continue to affect well-being and policy in the region by: By far the most informed and comprehensive book ever published in the West on the position and treatment of the mentally and physically disabled in the Soviet Union.
Soviet Studies Paperback $ Life in Stalin's Soviet Union is a collaborative work in which some of the leading scholars in The Disabled in the Soviet Union book field shed light on various aspects of daily life for Soviet into three parts which focus on 'Food, Health and Leisure', the 'Lived Experience' and 'Religion and Ideology', the book is comprised of chapters covering a range of important subjects, including:Format: Paperback.
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About Life in Stalin's Soviet Union. Life in Stalin's Soviet Union is a collaborative work in which some of the leading scholars in the field shed light on various aspects of daily life for Soviet into three parts which focus on 'Food, Health and Leisure', the 'Lived Experience' and 'Religion and Ideology', the book is comprised of chapters covering a range of important subjects.
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There are over thirty million disabled people in Russia and Eastern Europe, yet their voices are rarely heard in scholarly studies of life and well-being in the region. This book brings together new research by internationally recognised local and non-native scholars in a range of countries in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
Books set in the Former Soviet Union Interested in how people lived in the USSR. Want to get beyond the stereotypes of queues, shortages and Siberian labour camps and read about the human side of the Soviet experience. The history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT) in Russia and its historical antecedents (the Soviet Union and the Russian Empire) has largely been influenced by the political leanings of its al Catholic-Protestant Europe had the largest influence on Russian attitude towards homosexuality.
Russian LGBT history was influenced by the ambivalent attitude of the. About Life in Stalin's Soviet Union. Life in Stalin's Soviet Union is a collaborative work in which some of the leading scholars in the field shed light on various aspects of daily life for Soviet into three parts which focus on 'Food, Health and Leisure', the 'Lived Experience' and 'Religion and Ideology', the book is comprised of chapters covering a range of important subjects.
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It touches not only on the grand scale of events but delves into the experience at the individual level ─ what life was like for individual soldiers and those behind the front lines.
Stalin’s Niños examines how the Soviet Union raised and educated nearly 3, child refugees of the Spanish Civil War. An analysis of the archival record and numerous letters, oral histories, and memoirs reveals that this little-known story exemplifies the Soviet transformation of children into future builders of communism and illuminates the educational techniques shared with other modern.
Centralization. On August 8, the Sovnarkom of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR) established the state publishing monopoly, OGIZ (ОГИЗ, Объединение государственных книжно-журнальных издательств, Union of the State Book.
The Great Patriotic War began on 22 Junewhen the Germans invaded the Soviet Union. Over 10 million Soviet soldiers took part in the war and of those ab earned the Soviet Unions highest military award - the Hero of the Soviet Union - for deeds of great daring and self sacrifice.
This book covers the male recipients of the Hero of the Soviet Union award during the Great. Curran, Michael W; MacKenzie, David, History of Russia and the Soviet Union Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control) Collection_set china Foldoutcount 0 Identifier historyofrussiasmack Identifier-ark ark://t2s53xv4n Invoice Isbn Lccn Ocr ABBYY FineReader Pages: According to Fieseler (), kolkhoz supervisors in rural areas, in order to shed inefficient disabled workers, sometimes turned them in as "parasites;" such workers were then deported, presumably to labor camps.
24 Penal camps were established in the Soviet Union for disabled prisoners and disabled veterans of the Russian Civil War and the Cited by: Disability in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union book. History, policy and everyday life. Disability in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union This chapter engages with this debate on Soviet welfare policies by focusing on the material well-being of disabled servicemen through the presentation of new research ﬁ ndings derived Author: Beate Fieseler.