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Jennifer Utrata

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Jennifer Utrata JENNIFER UTRATA, an award-winning sociologist of gender, first became interested in Russia while taking a Tolstoy class as an elective at the University of Chicago. She began studying Russian in the 1990s, while living with families and teaching English to high school students in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. Since earning her Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley in 2008, she has been teaching at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. Her first book, Women Without Men: Single Mothers and Gender Crisis in the New Russia (Cornell University Press), will be published in 2014.

The Backbone of Russia

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2013
This is not your mother’s babushka! Yes, the babushka is still the backbone of Russia, but even a strong back needs a rest. How modern Russians are coping with change.
Author: Jennifer Utrata
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