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“WOMAN ALWAYS TENDS TO BECOME THE ONE WHO OTHERS WANT TO SEE…”: THE CONSTRUCTION OF WOMANHOOD IN SOVIET TV-MOVIES OF THE STAGNATION PERIOD (1967-1982)

Kalinichenko, Iana LU (2012) SIMV16 20121
Graduate School
Abstract
This research paper aims to identify how womanhood is constructed in the Soviet TV-movies of the Stagnation era. The thesis is based on the theoretical background in the areas of gender constructions in Western media, gender constructions in Soviet society, and gender constructions in Soviet cinematography. The methodology of discourse analysis and the method of discursive psychology are used to implement this study.
In the paper it is researched how the identity of woman as a worker, as a wife, and as a mother is constructed in the five socially significant motion pictures from the Soviet Stagnation era. Main crisis points in the researched discourse of womanhood are identified and presented.
The thesis provides also connections to... (More)
This research paper aims to identify how womanhood is constructed in the Soviet TV-movies of the Stagnation era. The thesis is based on the theoretical background in the areas of gender constructions in Western media, gender constructions in Soviet society, and gender constructions in Soviet cinematography. The methodology of discourse analysis and the method of discursive psychology are used to implement this study.
In the paper it is researched how the identity of woman as a worker, as a wife, and as a mother is constructed in the five socially significant motion pictures from the Soviet Stagnation era. Main crisis points in the researched discourse of womanhood are identified and presented.
The thesis provides also connections to possible further research in the area of gender and media studies. (Less)
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author
Kalinichenko, Iana LU
supervisor
organization
course
SIMV16 20121
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
discourse analysis, female identities, feminism, gender, Soviet cinema, TV-movies
language
English
id
3045761
date added to LUP
2012-09-19 09:17:28
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  abstract     = {This research paper aims to identify how womanhood is constructed in the Soviet TV-movies of the Stagnation era. The thesis is based on the theoretical background in the areas of gender constructions in Western media, gender constructions in Soviet society, and gender constructions in Soviet cinematography. The methodology of discourse analysis and the method of discursive psychology are used to implement this study.
In the paper it is researched how the identity of woman as a worker, as a wife, and as a mother is constructed in the five socially significant motion pictures from the Soviet Stagnation era. Main crisis points in the researched discourse of womanhood are identified and presented.
The thesis provides also connections to possible further research in the area of gender and media studies.},
  author       = {Kalinichenko, Iana},
  keyword      = {discourse analysis,female identities,feminism,gender,Soviet cinema,TV-movies},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {“WOMAN ALWAYS TENDS TO BECOME THE ONE WHO OTHERS WANT TO SEE…”: THE CONSTRUCTION OF WOMANHOOD IN SOVIET TV-MOVIES OF THE STAGNATION PERIOD (1967-1982)},
  year         = {2012},
}