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Xploitation she addresses motherhood and how having it all is impossible under capitalism Women are standing up for themselves like never before from the increase in the number of women running for office to the women's march to the long overdue public outcry against sexual harassment Interest in socialism is also on the rise whether it's the popularity of Bernie Sanders or the skyrocketing membership numbers of the Democratic Socialists of America It's become increasingly clear to women that capitalism isn't working for us and Ghodsee is the informed lively guide who can show us the way forward. This was a fascinating read It s a book about politics which explores if and why women are happier living under socialistcommunist governments than they are under capitalistdemocratic governments The author focuses on data collected from Eastern European countries which used to be socialist but are now capitalist It comes at the uestion from a lot of different directions One fact that comes up again and again is that when a profit needs to be made the first cuts that are made are ones that directly affect women instead of menMy favorite information I learned in this book is what inspired the title While the Berlin Wall was up and Germany was cut in two a survey was done among women on both sides of the wall Although women in the East had arguably difficult lives they rated their sex lives much much higher We under capitalism Women are standing The Moon Platoon (Space Runners, up for themselves like never before from the increase in the number of women running for office to the women's march to the long overdue public outcry against sexual harassment Interest in socialism is also on the rise whether it's the popularity of Bernie Sanders or the skyrocketing membership numbers of the Democratic Socialists of America It's become increasingly clear to women that capitalism isn't working for The Echo (The Anomaly Quartet, us and Ghodsee is the informed lively guide who can show The Asset (Wounded Warrior us the way forward. This was a fascinating read It s a book about politics which explores if and why women are happier living Shadow of Doubt (Newpointe 911, under socialistcommunist governments than they are Amazing Discoveries That Unlock the Bible under capitalistdemocratic governments The author focuses on data collected from Eastern European countries which The Ruminator used to be socialist but are now capitalist It comes at the Infamous uestion from a lot of different directions One fact that comes Comfort of a Man up again and again is that when a profit needs to be made the first cuts that are made are ones that directly affect women instead of menMy favorite information I learned in this book is what inspired the title While the Berlin Wall was A Cowboy Christmas up and Germany was cut in two a survey was done among women on both sides of the wall Although women in the East had arguably difficult lives they rated their sex lives much much higher

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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism

A spirited deeply researched exploration of why capitalism is bad for women and how when done right socialism leads to economic independence better labor conditions better work life balance and yes even better sex In a witty irreverent op ed piece that went viral Kristen Ghodsee argued that women had better sex under socialism The response was tremendous clearly she articulated something many women had sensed for years the problem is with capitalism not with us Ghodsee an acclaimed ethnographer and professor of Russian and East European Studies spent years researching what happened to women in c. As an avowed Marxist feminist I found this to be an utterly infuriating text Ghodsee is an academic historian who has written a popular press book that seeks to dispel some widespread myths about the horrors of Eastern European state socialism She does this with the explicit aim of opening up space in contemporary US political discourse for consideration of how redistributive and regulatory economic policies would be good for women All of this is seemingly laudable The problem comes when Ghodsee actually begins her analysis In a book about socialism and feminism there is hardly a single mention of working class women s activism In fact Ghodsee dedicates an entire chapter to how state socialist regimes promoted women into their highest ranks as powerful leaders She does this to make a point about how you The Black Painting under socialism The response was tremendous clearly she articulated something many women had sensed for years the problem is with capitalism not with Fire and Desire us Ghodsee an acclaimed ethnographer and professor of Russian and East European Studies spent years researching what happened to women in c. As an avowed Marxist feminist I found this to be an The Forgotten Memoir of John Knox utterly infuriating text Ghodsee is an academic historian who has written a popular press book that seeks to dispel some widespread myths about the horrors of Eastern European state socialism She does this with the explicit aim of opening The Illusionists up space in contemporary US political discourse for consideration of how redistributive and regulatory economic policies would be good for women All of this is seemingly laudable The problem comes when Ghodsee actually begins her analysis In a book about socialism and feminism there is hardly a single mention of working class women s activism In fact Ghodsee dedicates an entire chapter to how state socialist regimes promoted women into their highest ranks as powerful leaders She does this to make a point about how you

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Ountries that transitioned from state socialism to capitalism She argues here that unregulated capitalism disproportionately harms women and that we should learn from the past By rejecting the bad and salvaging the good we can adapt some socialist ideas to the 21st century and improve our lives She tackles all aspects of a woman's life work parenting sex and relationships citizenship and leadership In a chapter called Women Like Men But Cheaper she talks about women in the workplace discussing everything from the wage gap to harassment and discrimination In What To Expect When You're Expecting E. The problem with this book is that its focus seems to be American centric which is normal I guess it being written in English Still limiting communism and socialism to women working eual wages with men health care child care and pension how women viewed sex is wrong Let s look at each As someone who lives in an ex communist country I know that child care health care and free education were barely there Just because they existed and still do with millions in debt doesn t mean they worked properly You were indoctrinated to work in factories Factories subordinated to the state exported most of their produce the stores were empty You had eual wages and you had money but nothing to buy sometimes not even food people bribed a friend or a friend of a friend to have enough to support a family I don t recall


10 thoughts on “Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism

  1. says:

    When women enjoy their own sources of income and the state guarantees social security in old age illness and disability women have no economic reason to stay in abusive unfulfilling or otherwise unhealthy relationships 3 12 stars I keep changing my mind about this book I actually really enjoyed reading it the author's style was informal and accessible and it complemented my previous Marxist feminist readings but I also think it

  2. says:

    As an avowed Marxist feminist I found this to be an utterly infuriating text Ghodsee is an academic historian who has written a popular press book that seeks to dispel some widespread myths about the horrors of Eastern European state socialism She does this with the explicit aim of opening up space in contempo

  3. says:

    Award winning author Kristen Ghodsee has written a handful of books exploring communism gender and ethnicity and after appreciating Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism I will be purchasing her other works to dip in and out of As soon as I read the synopsis for this I knew it was right up my street Having had an issue with capitalism for as long as I can remember I was not in need of convincing that adopt

  4. says:

    Short version sex was better under socialism for a nut who never lived thatLong versionA mystical preacher talking about ParadiseUnder Socialism the woman had both the traditional role cook wash and so on and the modern role employee working full time Food scarcity also meant long ueues waiting for food delivery Poverty meant no washing ma

  5. says:

    A fun and readable trip through the history of attempts to build an egalitarian society with humor and a grounding in decades of research

  6. says:

    The problem with this book is that its focus seems to be American centric which is normal I guess it being written in English Still limiting communism and socialism to women working eual wages with men health care child care and pension how women viewed sex is wrong Let’s look at each As someone who lives in an ex commu

  7. says:

    4 starsA thoroughly enjoyable and enlightening read on the multiple ways women's lives benefit from socialism Ghodsee was preaching to the choir but her case is incredibly strong and convincing nevertheless and is backed up with man

  8. says:

    The argument of this book can be summed up succinctly unregulated capitalism is bad for women and if we adopt som

  9. says:

    This was a fascinating read It's a book about politics which explores if and why women are happier living under socialistcommunist governments than they are under capitalistdemocratic governments The author focuses on data collected from Eastern European countries which used to be socialist but are now capitalist It com

  10. says:

    Reads like a dream I finished the whole thing in one 2 hour sitting As in her other works the author demonstrates a very liberal and anglocentri

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