Content and Forms of War Propaganda for Women in Soviet Women Magazines in 1920s-1930s

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Olga D. Minaeva

PhD in History, Head at the Chair of History and Statutory Regulation of Domestic Mass Media, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia


Section: History of Journalism

There is an analysis of the content and forms of military propaganda in Soviet magazines for women in 1920—1930’s in this article. This research helps to see how to the images of the heroines of this era were created, how the system of values was translated. The subject of military training for women was relevant all the mentioned period, it is associated with the promotion of the fight for equal rights for women, for the possession of “male” professions. Also, an idea of what a woman can do and should do being up in arms to defend their country was fanned at this time.

Keywords: history of the Soviet press, war propaganda for women, Soviet women’s magazines, women’s images of the 1930s