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Introduction

Liz Conor

Liz Conor is Research Fellow in the Dept of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and author of The Spectacular Modern Woman: Feminine Visibility in the 1920s and co-editor of Double Take: Colonial Visualities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Women in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...The modern era has again and again been defined not only by innovative ideas, technologies, and modes of production but by the velocity of their circulation and exchange. The ethos of modernity has been characterized as voluble, skittish...

Introduction: Gendering Genocide Studies

Amy E. Randall

Amy E. Randall is Associate Professor of History at Santa Clara University, USA. She is the author of The Soviet Dream World of Retail Trade and Consumption in the 1930s (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Genocide and Gender in the Twentieth Century : A Comparative Survey

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...When it comes to understanding genocide, gender matters. This has not always been evident, and even today there are critics and skeptics. Indeed, when feminist scholars in Holocaust studies first began examining women’s experiences...

Introduction

John Potvin

John Potvin is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University, Canada, where he teaches on the intersections of art, interior design and fashion. He is the author of Bachelors of a Different Sort: Queer Aesthetics, Material Culture and the Modern Interior in Britain (Manchester University Press, 2014), Giorgio Armani: Empire of the Senses (Ashgate, 2013) and Material and Visual Cultures Beyond Male Bonding (Ashgate, 2008). He is also editor of The Places and Spaces of Fashion (Routledge, 2009) and co-editor of Material Cultures, 1740-1920: The Meanings and Pleasures of Collecting (Ashgate, 2010) and Fashion, Interior Design and the Contours of Modern Identity (Ashgate, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oriental Interiors: Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...Oriental interiors mark highly contested terrains and fraught spaces for the perceptions, conceptions and lived performances of gender and sexuality. The gendering of interior space in the East, differently though it is understood...

Basque National Identities, Youth Culture and Gender in the 1960s

Consumption and Gender in Southern Europe Since the Long 1960s

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Focusing on the cultural practices of young people in the Basque province of Gipuzkoa during the period referred to as the Long 1960s, this chapter sheds light on the role played by youth in the Basque cultural revival movement...

The YWCA and Older Women’s Activism

Amy C. Schneidhorst

Amy C. Schneidhorst, Ph.D. has worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University and Alma College, USA. She is the author of the article, “‘Little Old Ladies and Dangerous Women’: Women’s Peace and Social Justice Activism in Chicago, 1961-1973,” in Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research (July 2001) and an active community activist. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building a Just and Secure World : Popular Front Women’s Struggle for Peace and Justice in Chicago During the 1960s

Continuum, 2011

Book Chapter

...Women Mobilized for Change (WMC) began in 1966 as a middle-class maternalist organization. Reminiscent of Progressive-era Hull-House reformers, these Chicago women believed women’s particular concern for mothers and children...

Women and the Politics of Inclusion after the Armenian Genocide

Genocide and Gender in the Twentieth Century : A Comparative Survey

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...This is a shortened version of my earlier article: Lerna Ekmekcioglu, “A Climate for Abduction, A Climate for Redemption: The Politics of Inclusion during and after the Armenian Genocide,” Comparative Studies in Society and History 55:1...

Religion and Popular Beliefs

A Cultural History of Women in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...Dual Classification Renaissance Europeans perceived their world as harmoniously organized by a system of dual classification: all things have opposites, their differences from which depend on their core similarities.Stuart Clark, Thinking...

Body Damage

Home/Front : The Military, War and Gender in Twentieth-Century Germany

Berg, 2002

Book Chapter

...Politicians and military officers hoped the First World War would become something of a ‘fountain of youth’ for the German nation. There was a sense that it would radically renew a society that individualism had rendered sickly...
...Drawing on the work of Pierre Bourdieu I have insisted elsewhere (see Rocamora 2001, 2002, 2006 forthcoming) on the significance of the process of symbolic production of fashion. Fashion is both a material and a symbolic reality. Its...

Conclusion: Sexual Slavery and the Crucible of Contemporary Japan

Caroline Norma

Caroline Norma is Lecturer in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese Comfort Women and Sexual Slavery during the China and Pacific Wars

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Japan today is a frightening place. We’ve got these ex-military men who have the gall to stand for parliament handing out their business cards at polling booths, just full of themselves and riding high in their civilian lives (Japanese ‘Ms...