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Gender Politics and Mass Dictatorship : Global Perspectives - Jie-Hyun Lim

Gender Politics and Mass Dictatorship

Global Perspectives

By: Jie-Hyun Lim (Editor), Karen Petrone (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 14th December 2010
ISBN: 9780230242043
Number Of Pages: 305

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Unique in comparative scope, this volume brings together global scholarship on gender. Thirteen international experts explore the gendered mobilization of men and women in twentieth century European and Asian mass dictatorships and colonial empires, examining both mobilization 'from above' and self-empowerment 'from below'.

List of Illustrationsp. vii
Acknowledgementsp. ix
Notes on Contributorsp. xi
Series Introduction: Mapping Mass Dictatorship: Towards a Transnational History of Twentieth-Century Dictatorshipp. 1
Comparative Contexts
Introduction: Meandering between Self-empowerment and Self-mobilisationp. 25
Mass Dictatorship and Gender Politics: Is the Outcome Predictable?p. 34
A Tributary and a Mainstream: Gender, Public Memory and the Historiography of Nazi Germanyp. 63
Interwar Gender Negotiations
Little Prefects: The Embodiment of Masculinity in Interwar Britainp. 85
Between Fascism and Feminism: Women Activists of the British Union of Fascistsp. 107
Between Exploitation and Empowerment: Soviet Women Negotiate Stalinismp. 125
Male Bodies: Well-Trained Muscles or Beer Bellies? From the 'Master Race' in Nazism to the Ruling Class in East Germanyp. 142
Gender and Empire in Colonial Dictatorships
The State, Family and 'Womanhood' in Colonial Korea: 'Public' Women and the Contradictions of the Total Mobilisations Programmep. 171
Mothers of the Empire: Military Conscription and Mobilisation in Late Colonial Koreap. 193
'Taming Soldiers': The Gender Politics of Japanese Soliders in Total Warp. 213
Post-War Authoritarianisms
Sex in Big-Character Posters from China's Cultural Revolution: Gendering the Class Enemyp. 237
The Discourses of the Modernisation Project in South Korea and Its Gender Politicsp. 258
From Welfare State to Self-Welfare: Everyday Opposition among Female Textile Workers in Lódz, 1971-81p. 278
Indexp. 301
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ISBN: 9780230242043
ISBN-10: 0230242049
Series: Mass Dictatorship in the Twentieth Century
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 305
Published: 14th December 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1