1st Edition

Gay Life in the Former USSR Fraternity Without Community

By Daniel Schluter Copyright 2002
    192 Pages
    by Routledge

    214 Pages
    by Routledge

    This work describes and analyzes the individual identities, social-ecological "landscape", and group undertakings among the homosexual population of the Soviet Union during the final years of the communist regime.

    Introduction: Fraternity Versus Community in the Soviet Gay World 1. Constructing Social Institutions for a Soviet Gay Theory 2. Employing Social Research Methods for Soviet Gay Studies 3. The Individual-Level Institution of Soviet Fay Identity 4. Ecological-Level Institutions as Soviet Gay Places 5. Group-Level Institutions and Soviet Gay Politics Conclusion: Fraternity Without Community in the Soviet Gay World Afterword: On the Development of Fraternity and Community in the Former USSR


    Daniel Schluter