Gender Relations in German History: Power, Agency and Experience from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

Gender Relations in German History: Power, Agency and Experience from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

by Lynn Abrams
     
 

ISBN-10: 1857284852

ISBN-13: 9781857284850

Pub. Date: 09/26/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This collection of essays examines the construction of gender norms in early modern and modern Germany.; The modes of reinforcement by the state, the church, the law and marriage, and the resistance to these norms by individuals, are central to each of the contributions.; It examines discourses of the body and sexuality and the relations between gender and power.

Overview

This collection of essays examines the construction of gender norms in early modern and modern Germany.; The modes of reinforcement by the state, the church, the law and marriage, and the resistance to these norms by individuals, are central to each of the contributions.; It examines discourses of the body and sexuality and the relations between gender and power. Similarly, the usefulness of the "public/private paradigm" familiar to gender historians is further challenged.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857284850
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/26/1996
Series:
Women's and Gender History Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.43(h) x (d)

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