Communist Women in Scotland

Red Clydeside from the Russian Revolution to the End of the Soviet Union
  • 256 Pages
  • 4.63 MB
  • English
I. B. Tauris
Marxism & Communism, Women"s studies, 20th century, History, Politics / Current Events, History: World, Scotland, Europe - Great Britain - General, Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism, Political Science / Communism & Soci
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11911403M
ISBN 101845116240
ISBN 139781845116248

Communist Women in Scotland: Red Clydeside from the Russian Revolution to the End of the Soviet Union (International Library of Political Studies) [Rafeek, Neil C.].

In this original and meticulously researched study, Neil Rafeek addresses this gap in the literature, critically examining the experience of women in the Communist Party in Scotland, from the formation of the Party in to the end of a century of tumultuous upheaval and social and political : Neil C Rafeek.

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Rafeek / / Russian / PDF. ""This volume provides a detailed discussion of the relationship of women with the Communist Party and other leftist organizations in Scotland.

The book will be of special interest to those interested in the Communist Party, particularly its history in the UK. This article is an extended review Neil Rafeek's posthumously published book, Communist Women in Scotland.

Based on his PhD, the first to be awarded for oral history at the University of Strathclyde, the book discusses female participation in the Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB) in Scotland, mainly in the period since the Second World : Neil Davidson.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. In Communist Women in Scotland, the late Neil Rafeek has written a well documented and thoroughly researched book on a topic which has received scant attention to date. The book is a product of the work Communist Women in Scotland book his PhD from Strathclyde University history department.5/5(1).

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Even in the Comintern, Zetkin wrote in“leaders all too often underrate the importance” of the Communist women’s movement, because “they see it as only ‘women’s business.’”[2] In each of the Comintern world congresses of, andwomen encountered problems winning time to present and discuss their report.[3].

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Communist Party of Britain women’s organiser Carol Stavris told its political committee: “In giving the green light to.

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Rafeek (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. It was created by Karl Marx, who—along with his collaborator, Friedrich Engels—wrote a pamphlet called “Manifesto of the Communist Party.” InMarx wrote the first volume of “Das.

Their journal, Communist Women’s International, was a formidable educational tool that published 1, pages over its five years of existence. No advice on childcare here; no recipes. The Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB) was the largest communist party in Great Britain between andalthough it never became a mass party like those in France and Italy.

Founded in by the merger of several smaller Marxist parties, the party gained the support of many socialist organisations and workers' committees during the period after World War I and the Russian October Ideology: Communism, Marxism–Leninism.

Communist Women in Scotland: Red Clydeside from the Russian Revolution to the End of the Soviet Union by Neil C. Rafeek English | 13 May | ISBN: | Pages | PDF | 2 MB During the first half of the twentieth century Glasgow was witness to an unparalleled wave of working class protest and political agitation.

Books shelved as communism: The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx, Animal Farm by George Orwell, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzh. Elections. The Communist Party of Scotland(CPS; Pàrtaidh Co-Mhaoineach na h-Alba) was a communistpolitical partybased in Scotland.

It was established in January by former members of the Communist Party of Great Britainwho disagreed with the CPGB's disbanding and reforming in as the Democratic arters: Glasgow. DD: The Communist Women’s International or the Communist Women’s Movement as it was often referred to by its members was founded in by the international gathering of Communist women in Moscow.

Its goal was to bring women into Communist parties so that they could, together with men, work to bring about socialist transformation and women Author: Estelle Cooch. Britain’s last elected communist: ‘I was always rebellious’ Willie Clarke, a local councillor in Scotland, is the only communist left holding elected office in Britain.

And he hasn’t given Author: Peter Geoghegan. The book was banned by the British government on its release inbut remained available in Scotland and Australia and went on to sell 2 million copies.

Wild Swans by Jung Chang. Ap February 1, Ben Wilkie. Real Scots aren’t communists: Politics and identity in the 20th-century Scottish diaspora This is an edited excerpt from my article on Scottish Australian workers and radicals in Scottish Labour History, Vol.

48, The Communist Women’s Movement signifies simply the systematic deployment and systematic organization of our forces, both women and men, in the Communist Party in order to win the broadest masses of women for the proletariat’s revolutionary class struggle, for the struggle to vanquish capitalism and achieve the construction of communism.

Women of Scotland is a thematic time trip through Scottish history, and the important part women have played in its past. From the humble to the great, Scottish women have been at the forefront and background of events.

Here are the fisherwomen, the warriors, the great writers, the Jacobites, the martyrs and the mill girls/5(14). The Best Anarchist, Communist, & Socialist Books The Best Anarchist, Communist, and Socialist Books reading list covers nearly all the essential writers of left-wing philosophy and their essential texts.

Being limited to books the list is not complete and doesn't represent all the books worth your time. History. The Communist Party of Britain was established, or, as its members saw it, re-established, in April by a disaffected section of the Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB); a majority of CPGB members instead largely embraced disaffected section included the editorship of the Morning Star newspaper, including Tony Chater, the paper's d: (as the CPGB), (as the CPB).

This article discusses women and gender relations under communism, beginning in the Soviet Union in the s, continuing through the Cold War era in Eastern Europe, and including Cuba and China today. It addresses communist gender theory, ideology, and discourse.

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Women’s role in politics and government is discussed. The article covers employment and education, the peasant and urban family Author: Donna Harsch. Everyday Communism - On Life, Books and Women in Communist Hungary and every book or article to be published in any field.

Among the many forms of discrimination practised at the time, the least violent one gave preference to families of trusted political “cadres”, or supposedly of “workers” and “peasants”, when admitted to.

From the Archives of Marxism. Communism and Women of the East (Women and Revolution pages)We reprint below an April speech by Leon Trotsky, co-leader with V.I.

Lenin of the Bolshevik Revolution, celebrating the third anniversary of the founding of the Communist University for Toilers of the East in Moscow.

Erik S McDuffie, Sojourning for Freedom: Black Women, American Communism and the Making of Black Left Feminism (Duke University Press, ), £ The radical and significant work of early Communist Party members is written out of mainstream history.

Erik S McDuffie looks to an especially marginalised group, black women in the United States who joined the Communist Party. A particularly important figure in Soviet efforts to create sexual equality in the new communist society was Alexandra Kollentai, author of The Social Bases of the Woman Question ().

A crucial legal document with the goal of establishing gender equality was the Code on Marriage, the Family, and Guardianship (). The Communist promise that women should be equal players in the workforce was not an empty one. Women were positively encouraged by government campaigns to embark on all professions, including Author: Klentiana Mahmutaj.

Of the million members of the Chinese Communist Party, just under 23 million are women - that's 26%. And women make up 24% of China's National Congress - the.

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North Korea’s share of women in its Supreme People’s Assembly (%) exactly matches the female representation in non-communist South Korea’s unicameral National Assembly. 7. Still, the figures for China and Vietnam – while far behind Cuba – are ahead of the United States, as well as much of Asia.