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By Jill Massino

Drawing on proof that levels from govt files to old media and oral heritage interviews, Ambiguous Transitions presents an available, intimate exploration of gender and citizenship in socialist Romania. through 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. equipped round 4 key points of daily life-education, paintings, marriage and kinfolk, and leisure-these photos of existence within the japanese bloc make clear the chilly struggle, modernity, and the salience of socialist ideals and practices in people's figuring out of post-socialism.

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