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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. 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 adopting some socialist principles may be a better option for many people including women However the fascinating information provided had me completely engaged and I found it difficult to put it down I usually take my time with non fiction but not here She illustrates that communist ideology could lead to real improvements in women s literacy education professional training as well as access to health care the extension of paid maternity leave and a reduction of their economic dependence on menI understand that this is a divisive and controversial topic and politics often gets people hot under the collar but we owe it to ourselves to look for a better way instead of just accepting the way society and wealth currently work Sometimes I find that books such as these waffle on in an incoherent fashion but I felt the arguments here were easy to understand and to comprehend There are many examples from communist and post communist states that back up many of the points she makes I hope that this book gets the wide readership it deserves as the case it presents is a strong and convincing one Highly recommendedMany thanks to Bodley Head for an ARC I was not reuired to post a review and all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own Banned in Britain researched exploration of why capitalism is bad for women and how when done Hour of the Beast 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 Dictionary Of Dreams 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 The Love of a Latino researching what happened to women in c. 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 Other Days, Other Eyes read the synopsis for this I knew it was Deception Island right up my street Having had an issue with capitalism for as long as I can The Family remember I was not in need of convincing that adopting some socialist principles may be a better option for many people including women However the fascinating information provided had me completely engaged and I found it difficult to put it down I usually take my time with non fiction but not here She illustrates that communist ideology could lead to The First Partition of Poland real improvements in women s literacy education professional training as well as access to health care the extension of paid maternity leave and a The Hero of Varay reduction of their economic dependence on menI understand that this is a divisive and controversial topic and politics often gets people hot under the collar but we owe it to ourselves to look for a better way instead of just accepting the way society and wealth currently work Sometimes I find that books such as these waffle on in an incoherent fashion but I felt the arguments here were easy to understand and to comprehend There are many examples from communist and post communist states that back up many of the points she makes I hope that this book gets the wide Palestrina and Other Plays readership it deserves as the case it presents is a strong and convincing one Highly Blackmailed By Daddy recommendedMany thanks to Bodley Head for an ARC I was not उरलं सुरलं [Urla Surla] reuired to post a Cock Tales review and all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own

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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. 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 machine no dishwasher everything was done by hand the diapers also No hot water meant accidents while moving the boiling water pan from the kitchen to the bath tub which was moved into the kitchen if possibleAlso some Socialist Countries like Romania expressly forbade contraception and most Socialist countries have had strict rules for the abortionRape HIV and other shameful acts were called diseases of the West and were carefully swept under the rugThere were strict rules most of the time unwritten of separating the spouses in the work place And if the man was higher on the hierarchical ladder that meant that the woman was the one left to find a new work place and fast How Julian and Nigel Turned Each Other Gay (Inadvertently), or So They Both Claim 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 Illustrated Workbook for Self-Therapy for Your Inner Critic role cook wash and so on and the modern Earthfall (Homecoming, role employee working full time Food scarcity also meant long ueues waiting for food delivery Poverty meant no washing machine no dishwasher everything was done by hand the diapers also No hot water meant accidents while moving the boiling water pan from the kitchen to the bath tub which was moved into the kitchen if possibleAlso some Socialist Countries like Romania expressly forbade contraception and most Socialist countries have had strict A Daddy for Christmas rules for the abortionRape HIV and other shameful acts were called diseases of the West and were carefully swept under the Banned in Britain rugThere were strict Hour of the Beast rules most of the time unwritten of separating the spouses in the work place And if the man was higher on the hierarchical ladder that meant that the woman was the one left to find a new work place and fast

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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. 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 many examples from her research and time spent in Eastern Europe Highly recommended Thank you Netgalley and Random House UK Vintage Publishing for the advance copy which was provided in exchange for an honest review The Big Golden Book of Poetry running for office to the women's march to the long overdue public outcry against sexual harassment Interest in socialism is also on the Wild Man Creek (Virgin River, 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 many examples from her Homewrecker recommended Thank you Netgalley and Random House UK Vintage Publishing for the advance copy which was provided in exchange for an honest Make your own model forts & castles review


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

  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 contemporary US political di

  3. says:

    Award winning author Kristen Ghodsee has written a handful of books exploring communism gender and ethnicity an

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    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 machine no dishwasher everything was done by hand the diapers also No hot w

  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

  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 many examples from her research and time spent in Eastern Europe Highly recommended Thank you

  8. says:

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

  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 comes at the uestion from a lot of different directions One fact that comes up again and again is that wh

  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 anglocentric understanding of capitalism and socialism That she can nevertheless extract s

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