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Women and Cars in Soviet and Russian Society

Corinna Kuhr-Korolev

in The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449918
eISBN:
9780801463211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449918.003.0012
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the relationship of women to cars and society in Russia and the Soviet Union since 1990, with particular emphasis on questions of automobility, gender relations, women’s ... More


Lightweight Cars and Women Drivers: The De/construction of Gender Metaphors in Recessionary Japan

Joshua Hotaka Roth

in Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the correlation between the growing popularity of K-cars, known for their fuel efficiency and compact size, and the increasing number of female drivers in recessionary Japan. ... More


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