First Magazines in Finland and the Origins of Women’s Movement

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Olga L. Kryazheva

PhD-seeking student at the Chair of Foreign Journalism and Literature, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia


Section: History of Journalism

Author investigates first Finnish women's magazines being published in 1782— 1861. Content analysis of several issues of the magazines allows to look at the life and habits of Finnish society of that time in terms of gender contract and to deter­mine the role of women in this society on the eve of the rapid cultural and economic surge of Finland.

Keywords: women’s magazines, gender contract, Finland, women’s movement