By Jie-Hyun Lim, Karen Petrone
Distinct in comparative scope, this quantity brings jointly worldwide scholarship on gender. 13 foreign specialists discover the gendered mobilization of fellows and girls in 20th century ecu and Asian mass dictatorships and colonial empires, interpreting either mobilization 'from above' and self-empowerment 'from below'.
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Extra info for Gender Politics and Mass Dictatorship: Global Perspectives (Mass Dictatorship in the 20th Century)
The first two chapters in the volume provide broad critical overviews of gender in mass dictatorships. Barbara Einhorn addresses the philosophical issues raised by the comparison of Nazi gender ideology with the state socialist gender ideologies of Central and Eastern Europe. Sceptical of facile comparisons between the two systems, Einhorn sets the stage for the rest of the volume by resisting broad generalisations and insisting on the social, political and cultural contextualisation of each ideology both in its ideal form and in the various circumstances in which it was implemented.
See Salvador Giner, ‘Political Economy, Legitimacy and the State in Southern Europe’, in Ray Hudson and Jim Lewis (eds), Uneven Developments in Southern Europe (London: Methuen, 1985), pp. 309–50. 8. See David Blackbourn and Geoff Eley, The Peculiarities of German History (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984); Ian Kershaw, The Nazi Dictatorship: Problems and Perspectives of Interpretation (London: Arnold, 2000), pp. 20–3. From the mass dictatorship viewpoint, Jürgen Kocka’s term ‘modern dictatorship’, which he applies to the German Democratic Republic (GDR), seems a kind of tautology.
27. The security regime in post-9/11 America is not a result of Bush’s stupidity but an invention of the masses and by the masses, though perhaps not for the masses. 28. Simon Tormey, Making Sense of Tyranny: Interpretations of Totalitarianism (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995), p. 115. 29. Toshio Nagano, ‘Japanese Total War System’, in Lim and Kim, Mass Dictatorship I, pp. 517–32; Yasushi Yamanouchi, J. Victor Koschmann and Ry¯ uichi Narita (eds), Total War and Modernization (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University East Asia Program, 1998).