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Vichy and the eternal feminine : a contribution to a political sociology of gender

Author: Francine Muel-Dreyfus; Kathleen A Johnson
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an examination of the political and social construction of gender under the Vichy regime. This book argues that the regime used symbolic violence to reshape a liberal culture once based on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Muel-Dreyfus, Francine, 1940-
Vichy and the eternal feminine.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606732401
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francine Muel-Dreyfus; Kathleen A Johnson
ISBN: 0822327775 9780822327776 0822327740 9780822327745
OCLC Number: 46884267
Description: 387 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Hypnotic Power of Punishment --
Writers of the Defeat in Search of Eternity --
The Church and Feminine Contrition --
The Demographic Sin --
The Culture of Sacrifice --
Violence and State Propaganda --
Heritage and Incarnations of Catholic Feminine Culture --
Family Imperialism and Feminine Subjection --
Biological Order and Social Order --
"Natural" Hierarchies: Sexual Predestination and Social Predestination --
Control of Bodies.
Other Titles: Vichy et l'éternel féminin.
Responsibility: Francine Muel-Dreyfus ; translated by Kathleen A. Johnson.
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