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Writing Ignored: Reading Women’s Holocaust Testimonies

Zoe Vania Waxman

in Writing the Holocaust: Identity, Testimony, Representation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541546
eISBN:
9780191709739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541546.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the representation of women's Holocaust testimonies. It shows how studies of women's lives during the Holocaust, in attempting to portray women in a specific manner, seek a ... More


Living the connected effects of violence

Suzanne Franzway, Nicole Moulding, Sarah Wendt, Carole Zufferey, and Donna Chung

in Sexual Politics of Gendered Violence and Women's Citizenship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447337782
eISBN:
9781447337836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337782.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter is about how living the connected effects of violence situates the argument that domestic violence reverberates across women's lives and erodes their citizenship. A data analysis here ... More


Conclusion

James Daybell

in Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259915
eISBN:
9780191717437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259915.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter draws together the strands of the book, arguing that letters are unrivalled as immediate records of Tudor women's lives and experiences, and represent by far the largest corpus of ... More


The Feminine Public Sphere: Middle-Class Women in Civic Life in Scotland, C.1870–1914

Megan Smitley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079665
eISBN:
9781781703069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079665.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Middle-class women made use the informal power structures of Victorian and Edwardian associationalism in order to participate actively as citizens. This investigation of women's role in civic life ... More


The gender dimension of social change: The contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses

Elisabetta Ruspini and Angela Dale (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343321
eISBN:
9781447303824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343321.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The transformations that are now taking place in women's lives are of great interest to social scientists and policy makers, yet we know very little about the impact of this social change over time. ... More


Longitudinal analysis and the constitution of the concept of gender

Jane Elliott

in The gender dimension of social change: The contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343321
eISBN:
9781447303824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343321.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the value of longitudinal data and longitudinal approaches for examining women's lives. In particular, the chapter focuses on the role of part-time work in the context of ... More


Marital Unions and the Normalization of Suffering

Cecilia Menjívar

in Enduring Violence: Ladina Women's Lives in Guatemala

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267664
eISBN:
9780520948419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267664.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on a sphere of women's lives that highlights the normalization of gender hierarchies in San Alejo. It particularly focuses on the institutional and structural dimensions of ... More


Women and social change

Elisabetta Ruspini

in The gender dimension of social change: The contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343321
eISBN:
9781447303824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343321.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The problematics of change have always occupied central position in sociological thought, and the modern social sciences have emerged in response to an era of rapid social change and the consequent ... More


Conclusion

Megan Smitley

in The Feminine Public Sphere: Middle-Class Women in Civic Life in Scotland, C.1870–1914

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079665
eISBN:
9781781703069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079665.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The study highlights the feminine public sphere that represents a locus of middle-class women's public lives and elite women's contribution to a middle-class identity rooted in public service. ... More


Introduction

Ulinka Rublack

in The Crimes of Women in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208860
eISBN:
9780191678165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208860.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This study is concerned with how gender shaped conflicts in early modern German communities, and with the lives of women on the social margins of society. It deals with the ways in which women ... More


Embodied Affective Citizenship: Negotiating Complex Terrain in the March for Women’s Lives

Elizabeth Currans

in Marching Dykes, Liberated Sluts, and Concerned Mothers: Women Transforming Public Space

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041259
eISBN:
9780252099854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041259.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter brings together three overlapping concerns--embodiment, affect, and citizenship--by focusing on how this women-dominated group claimed a public space integrally tied to citizenship ... More


Concluding comments

Elisabetta Ruspini and Angela Dale

in The gender dimension of social change: The contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343321
eISBN:
9781447303824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343321.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This concluding chapter offers some recommendations for increasing and improving the role of longitudinal data in researching and analysing changes in women's lives and life courses. Change, such as ... More


Writing Women's History: A Tribute to Anne Firor Scott

Elizabeth Anne Payne (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031731
eISBN:
9781617031748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031731.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Anne Firor Scott’s The Southern Lady: From Pedestal to Politics, 1830–1930 stirred a keen interest among historians in both the approach and message of her book. Using women’s diaries, letters, and ... More


Mastering the Memoir: Woolf and the Family Legacy

Alex Zwerdling

in The Rise of the Memoir

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198755784
eISBN:
9780191816918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755784.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Virginia Woolf transformed her paternal family’s legacy of memorializing their public and private lives, the first for print, the second for private circulation within the family. Woolf shifted the ... More


Feminine Virtue, Female Agency, and the Legacy of Eiximenis

Nuria Silleras-Fernandez

in Chariots of Ladies: Francesc Eiximenis and the Court Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453830
eISBN:
9781501701641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453830.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This concluding chapter considers the legacy of Eiximenis in the gender discourse of the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries. It examines how this discourse had changed during the time of the writing ... More


The Inner and Outer Selves: Cosmology, Gender, and Ecology in the Himalayas

Subhadra Mitra Channa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198079422
eISBN:
9780199082261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198079422.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The Himalayan ecology provides a strategic distribution of environmental and cultural resources that have stimulated communities situated on various points on the frontiers to engage in cross-border ... More


The Oxford History of Hinduism: The Goddess

Mandakranta Bose (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198767022
eISBN:
9780191821226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767022.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, World Religions

The central purpose of the book is the critical exposition of the Hindu idea of the divine feminine, or Devī, conceived as a singularity expressed in many forms. With the theological principles ... More


Painting a Life: The Case of Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland

Julia Marciari Alexander

in Writing Lives: Biography and Textuality, Identity and Representation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199698233
eISBN:
9780191803772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199698233.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines two portraits of Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine, Duchess of Cleveland (1641–1709), and one of Charles II’s numerous mistresses. Painted between 1660 and 1668 by Sir ... More


Introduction

Mandakranta Bose

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: The Goddess

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198767022
eISBN:
9780191821226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767022.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, World Religions

Beginning by recognizing that the idea of female divinity in Hinduism has been a mystery from the inception of Hindu theology, this Introduction proceeds to an overview of the contents of this ... More


Bombay's People, 1860-98: Insolvents in the City

Asiya Siddiqi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199472208
eISBN:
9780199091072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472208.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Caught in the web of global economic fluctuations, Bombay experienced a cataclysmic financial crisis in the 1860s. Before the crash the city’s economy was heavily dependent on the trade in cotton. By ... More


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