Russia’s ‘derby grrls’ are upending gender politics

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As the Russian state continues its conservative turn, could this fringe sport push back against the country’s gender politics? ( – Ulrike Ziemer – July 23, 2015) Dr Ulrike Ziemer is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Winchester. Her research focuses on gender inequalities and young people from ethnic minorities in Russia. Recent publications include a monograph Ethnic […]

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