Bischl 2012 Masculinity

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Author: Kerstin Bischl

Title: Telling Stories

Subtitle: Gender Relationships and Masculinity in the Red Army 1941-45

In: Women and Men at War: A Gender Perspective on World War II and its Aftermath in Central and Eastern Europe

Edited by: Maren Röger and Ruth Leiserowitz

Place: Osnabrück

Publisher: fibre

Year: 2012

Pages: 117-133

ISBN-13: 9783938400838 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century | Russian History | Types: Wartime Rape / Second World War



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Author: Kerstin Bischl, Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu BerlinAcademia.edu

Abstract: »Bischl underlines the paradox that women in the Red Army have been analyzed, but the gendered identity of men has not been studied although they clearly outnumbered the women and thereby dominated the social space in the army for any woman who also served. She traces the male soldiers' behavior towards their families, but also their female comrades using ego-documents.« (Maren Röger and Ruth Leiserowitz. »Introduction: Gender and World War II in Central and Eastern Europe.« Women and Men at War: A Gender Perspective on World War II and its Aftermath in Central and Eastern Europe. Edited by Maren Röger et al. Osnabrück 2012: 24)

Contents:

  The focus on female Red Army soldiers and its shortcomings (p. 117)
  The German war of annihilation and the consequences for the Red Army (p. 121)
  Shaken social structures within the Red Army and the implications of violence (p. 123)
  Gendered features of the male Red Army soldier (p. 126)
  A narrowed perception of women and a radicalization of masculinity in wartime (p. 128)
  Telling stories afterwards? (p. 132)

Wikipedia: Red Army, War rape, World War II


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