Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence

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Random House, 1. nˇv. 2018 - 240 sÝ­ur
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'Funny, angry, urgent. Ghodsee is going to start a revolution' Daisy Buchanan, author of The Sisterhood

A witty, fiercely intelligent exploration of why capitalism is rigged against women and what we can do about it.


Unregulated capitalism is bad for women. Socialism, if done properly, leads to economic independence, better labour conditions, better work/family balance and, yes, even better sex.

If you like the idea of such outcomes, then come along for an exploration of how we can change women’s lives for the better.

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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence

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Eastern European studies professor Ghodsee (Lost in Transition: Ethnographies of Everyday Life After Communism) expands her viral New York Times op-ed into a passionate but reasoned feminist socialist ... Read full review

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Kristen Ghodsee is a professor of Russian and East European studies at the University of Pennsylvania and recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for her work in anthropology and cultural studies. She specializes in understanding how ordinary people's lives - and women's particularly - changed when state socialism gave way to capitalism. She is the author of Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism, and her articles and essays have appeared in many publications including the New York Times and the Washington Post.

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