Flaschka 2010 Violence

Title Information


Author: Monika J. Flaschka

Title: "Only Pretty Women were Raped"

Subtitle: The Effect of Sexual Violence on Gender Identities in the Concentration Camps

In: Sexual Violence Against Jewish Women During the Holocaust

Edited by: Sonja M. Hedgepeth and Rochelle G. Saidel

Place: Waltham, MA

Publisher: Brandeis University Press

Year: 2010

Pages: 77-93

Series: HBI Series on Jewish Women

ISBN-10: 158465905X – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

ISBN-13: 9781584659044 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century | German History



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Abstract: »In "'Only Pretty Women Were Raped': The Effect of Sexual Violence on Gender Identities in the Concentration Camps," Monika J. Flaschka uses survivor testimonies to analyze the effect of rape on women's images of themselves. She found a pattern of survivor statements that make the case that attractive women were more often targeted.« (Sonja M. Hedgepeth and Rochelle G. Saidel. »Introduction.« Sexual Violence Against Jewish Women During the Holocaust. Edited by Sonja M. Hedgepeth et al. Waltham 2010: 6)

Contents:

  Theories of Rape (p. 78)
  The Camp Environment (p. 80)
  The Evidence (p. 81)
  Male-Male Rape (p. 86)
  Conclusions (p. 89)
  Notes (p. 89)

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Added: May 27, 2014 | Last updated: May 27, 2014