Austrian women in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries : cross-disciplinary perspectives (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Austrian women in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries : cross-disciplinary perspectives

Author: David F Good; Margarete Grandner; Mary Jo Maynes
Publisher: Providence, RI : Berghahn Books, 1996.
Series: Austrian studies (Providence, R.I.), v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Austrian women in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Providence, RI : Berghahn Books, 1996
(OCoLC)654677569
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David F Good; Margarete Grandner; Mary Jo Maynes
ISBN: 157181065X 9781571810656 1571810455 9781571810458
OCLC Number: 32970861
Notes: Based on a symposium held at the University of Minnesota in April 1991.
Credits: Based on a symposium held at the University of Minnesota in April 1991.
Description: xxxii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The gendered politics of German nationalism in Austria, 1880-1900 / Pieter M. Judson --
The limits of female desire : the contributions of Austrian feminists to the sexual debate in fin-de-siècle Vienna / Karin J. Jušek --
Female education in German-speaking Austria, Germany, and Switzerland, 1866-1914 / James C. Albisetti --
Women in Austrian politics, 1890-1934 : goals and visions / Birgitta Bader-Zaar --
Women in the Austrian parliament : opportunities and barriers / Gerda Neyer --
The gendering of the service sector in Austria at the end of the nineteenth century / Erna Appelt --
Women and their work in the labor market and in the household / Gudrun Biffl --
Femininity and professionalism : a psychoanalytic study of ambition in female academics and managers in Austria / Gertraud Diem-Wille --
The discourse on female sexuality in nineteenth-century Austria / Marie-Luise Angerer --
Representations of the beginning : shaping gender identities in written life stories of women and men / Monika Bernold --
War and gender identity : the experience of Austrian women, 1945-1950 / Irene Bandhauer-Schöffmann and Ela Hornung.
Series Title: Austrian studies (Providence, R.I.), v. 1.
Other Titles: Austrian women in the 19th and 20th centuries
Responsibility: edited by David F. Good, Margarete Grandner, and Mary Jo Maynes.

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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  Read more...

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