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Sexual Health in Changing Media Scenarios in Russia

  • Elizaveta Golousov
  • Dmitry StrovskyEmail author
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Abstract

In this chapter, the authors examine sexual health not only as a definition, but also how it is prioritized in media coverage. This determines the structure of the chapter. At first, we dwell upon the theoretical frameworks of sexual health. Then sexuality and a “female issue” in Russian society based on its historical evolution are explored. Next, attention is given to media coverage of the sexual health issue. Following this, we examine the content of some contemporary female journals, such as the Russian version of Cosmopolitan, Zhenskoe zdorovye (‘Women’s Health’) and Psychologies as defining pivotal priorities for the topic of sexual health in modern Russia.

Keywords

Sexual Behavior Sexual Health Sexual Education Communist Party Sexual Script 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Journalism FacultyUral Federal UniversityEkaterinburgRussia

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