Austrian Women in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

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Austria has experienced extraordinary change and turmoil during this and the previous centuries. Nevertheless, the study of its culture and history tends to be overshadowed by that of its larger neighbors, Germany and Russia; this applies even more so to the study of Austrian women, who suffer a double marginalization within this configuration. However, the climate is changing, and Women's Studies in particular is becoming a recognized academic field not only in its own right, but also as a constitutive part of ...
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Australia 1996 Hardcover 1st Edition This mint, unread, First Edition HARDBACK, Berghahn Books, Providence, RI, in association with the Center for Austrian Studies, University ... of Minnesota, has glossy pictorial boards. The book size is 5.75" w x 8.75" h with with tables and figures and 237 pages on acid-free pages. ISBN 157181065X. Edited by David F. Good, Department of History, University of Minnesota; Mangarete Grandner, Institute for History, University of Vienna and Mary Jo Maynes, Department of History, University of Minnesota. "Austria has experienced extraordinary change and turmoil during this and the previous centuries. Nevertheless, the study of its culture and history tends to be overshadowed by that of its larger neighbors, Germany and Russia; this applies even more so to the study of Austrian women, who suffer a double marginatization within this configuration. However, the climate is changing, and Women's Studies in particular is becoming a recognized academic field not only in its own right Read more Show Less

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Austria has experienced extraordinary change and turmoil during this and the previous centuries. Nevertheless, the study of its culture and history tends to be overshadowed by that of its larger neighbors, Germany and Russia; this applies even more so to the study of Austrian women, who suffer a double marginalization within this configuration. However, the climate is changing, and Women's Studies in particular is becoming a recognized academic field not only in its own right, but also as a constitutive part of Austrian Studies in general. This volume, the first one of its kind in English, represents an important contribution. It brings together scholars from different disciplines who address the history of women in Austria, as well as their place in contemporary Austrian society, from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives, thus shedding new light on contemporary Austria in the context of its rich and complicated history.
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Essays from an April 1991 symposium represent disciplines including history, the social sciences, and the humanities and look at the history of women in Austria and their place in contemporary Austrian society. Contains sections on gender and politics, women and work, and female identities. Of interest to feminist scholars and those researching the history of Austria. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Robert Justin Goldstein is Emeritus Professor of political science at Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, and Research Associate at the Center for Russian & Eastern European Studies at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. He has written and edited numerous books on modern American and European history, including Political Repression in Nineteenth-Century Europe (1983), Political Censorship of the Arts & the Press in Nineteenth-Century Europe (1989) and (ed.) The War for the Public Mind: Political Censorship in Nineteenth-Century Europe (2000).

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Norbert Bachleitner, John A. Davis, David T. Gies, Robert Justin Goldstein, Gary D. Stark & Anthony Swift

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Introduction
1 The Gendered Politics of German Nationalism in Austria, 1880-1900 1
2 The Limits of Female Desire: The Contributions of Austrian Feminists to the Sexual Debate in Fin-de-Siecle Vienna 19
3 Female Education in German-Speaking Austria, Germany, and Switzerland, 1866-1914 39
4 Women in Austrian Politics, 1890-1934: Goals and Visions 59
5 Women in the Austrian Parliament: Opportunities and Barriers 91
6 The Gendering of the Service Sector in Austria at the End of the Nineteenth Century 115
7 Women and their Work in the Labor Market and in the Household 133
8 Femininity and Professionalism: A Psychoanalytic Study of Ambition in Female Academics and Managers in Austria 157
9 The Discourse on Female Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century Austria 179
10 Representations of the Beginning: Shaping Gender Identities in Written Life Stories of Women and Men 197
11 War and Gender Identity: The Experience of Austrian Women, 1945-1950 213
The Contributors 235
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