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Gender as a category of analysis in the history of the Holocaust

Margaret Wells

Gender as a category of analysis in the history of the Holocaust

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Toronto, 1994.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17020418M
ISBN 100315961929
OCLC/WorldCa222145870

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Gender as a category of analysis in the history of the Holocaust by Margaret Wells Download PDF EPUB FB2

“Genocide and Gender in the Twentieth Century is a well-compiled and stirring book.” – Women's History Review “Obviously gender matters for understanding genocide: the Holocaust as well as the genocides in Armenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and. Women’s Experiences During the Holocaust – New Books in Print Dalia Ofer and Lenore Weitzman, Two out of the three finalists for the National Jewish Book Awards in the Holocaust category were about women and gender: Between Dignity and the emphasis on gender analysis varies with theFile Size: 82KB.

“Gender and Jewish History makes an important contribution to our understanding in three ways. First, it gathers together eminent and emerging scholars in one comprehensive collection.

Second, its essays are engaging and wide-ranging in focus, depth and breadth, and accessibly written, without dense academic jargon, so that nonacademics can. Grossmann: Working with gender as a key category of analysis has always seemed to me common sense, surely because my identity as a historian and academic is inextricably connected to my generational experience in the women’s movement, but perhaps also because I did not start as a Holocaust studies scholar.

I started out as a historian of. While gender theory updates the analytical frameworks, the previously unexamined textual archive of this region produces new connecting lines between “women” and the Holocaust. Together they lead us to rethink the various levels of how the category of “gender” matters in Holocaust research in all parts of Europe and beyond.

All in all, Waxman has accomplished a detailed and at the same time comprehensible analysis of the social category gender for Holocaust studies. Therefore, the book is suitable for both the already well-informed and the less-informed reader." -- Helga Amesberger, European History Quarterly Vol.

"Highly recommended."--CHOICECited by: 2. Gender and Jewish History considers the impact of gender on Jewish religious practices and political behavior, educational accomplishments and communal structures, acculturation and choice of occupations.

The book stimulates conversations on such topics as Jewish women's creativity and spirituality, violence against women, Jews' reactions to 4/4(1). Zygmunt Bauman's book, Modernity and the Holocaust, argues that the Holocaust was not an aberration from modernity, but rather the most extreme symptom of a distinctively modern are conspicuously absent from this indictment of modernity; Bauman, a socilogist, mentions neither gender as an issue nor women as by: The Holocaust and the Modernization of Gender: A Historiographical Essay Ann Taylor Allen Z Y G M U N T Bauman's book Modernity, and the Holocaust, argues that the Holocaust was not an aberration from modernity, but rather the most extreme symptom of a distinctively1 modern pathology.

All in all, Waxman has accomplished a detailed and at the same time comprehensible analysis of the social category gender for Holocaust studies. Therefore, the book is suitable for both the already well-informed and the less-informed reader." — Helga Amesberger, European History Quarterly Vol.

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Learning more about the women who both survived and did not survive the. Holocaust studies is a dynamic and diverse field of research that embraces various approaches toward the study of the Holocaust.

Jewish American women have made critical contributions to this field in a variety of areas, including general history, women and gender, children, literary criticism, autobiography and biography, curriculum development, religious studies, sociology, psychoanalytic.

It was only in the s and s, influenced by methodologies emerging from women’s studies, that scholars of Jewish law and practice, history, literatures, thought, mysticism, religious movements, and cultural production began to use gender as a category of analysis. of women as persons does not preclude the hidden presence of gender as a category of analysis.

I shall use the absence and presence of gender in Bauman's text as a starting point for an examination of the historiography of women and gender and its relevance for our understanding of the Holocaust.

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Get this from a library. Genocide and gender in the twentieth century: a comparative survey. [Amy E Randall;] -- "Genocide and Gender in the Twentieth Century brings together a collection of some of the finest genocide studies scholars in North America and Europe to.

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Historians cottoned on to the latter in the s and we are now at a stage where we have moved from positing the need for studies of women (as if they were not 50 per cent of the population) to a position where the study of gender – ‘the social organisation of sexual difference.

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