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East German Conversions to Islam after the Collapse of the Berlin Wall

Esra Özyürek

in Being German, Becoming Muslim: Race, Religion, and Conversion in the New Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162782
eISBN:
9781400852710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162782.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the conversion and life-story narratives of two East Germans who both grew up during the closed, authoritarian regime of the German Democratic Republic (GDR). When the wall ... More


Introduction

Christopher F. Karpowitz and Tali Mendelberg

in The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159751
eISBN:
9781400852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159751.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introduction chapter discusses the problem of women's lower status in society. Despite the society's perceived progress since way back 1949, women remain second-class citizens in reality if not ... More


Homecoming

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0027
Subject:
History, Social History

There is nothing like seeing the lights of New York City at night from miles above. Allen Jones began to realize just how homesick he was and how good it felt to be coming home. However he also ... More


The Woman Question

Rebecca E. Klatch

in A Generation Divided: The New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217133
eISBN:
9780520922341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217133.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the divisions within both SDS and YAF over “the woman question,” over whether women were first- or second-class citizens. It explains that despite objective evidence of male ... More


Challenging the Government’s Gender Discourse

Noga Efrati

in Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158145
eISBN:
9780231530248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158145.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter continues the discussion of the women's movement in Iraq, examining its actions during the period after World War II, when the movement gained momentum as it expanded, grew stronger, and ... More


Epilogue: Past Meets Present

Noga Efrati

in Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158145
eISBN:
9780231530248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158145.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This concluding chapter describes how the Iraqi women's rights activists believe that the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq were pulling back to the days of the British-backed Hashemite monarchy, when ... More


The Others

Antony Augoustakis (ed.)

in STARZ Spartacus: Reimagining an Icon on Screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407847
eISBN:
9781474430982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407847.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter details the series' frank presentation of what contemporary viewers would call “second-class” citizens, namely the male and female slaves in the villa and the ludus of Batiatus. It also ... More


Introduction: The Historical Setting

Noga Efrati

in Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158145
eISBN:
9780231530248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158145.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter presents a brief review of Iraq's development, its past regimes and modes of governance. The study is essential in understanding the context in which the old “new” state of ... More


Spring/Summer ’67: Women Rising

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Student enrollment at the university was 2:1 male to female, as was the movement, and despite talk of equality, the campus movement was driven by white males who treated women poorly. Women spoke of ... More


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