Double Jeopardy: Gender and the Holocaust

TitleDouble Jeopardy: Gender and the Holocaust
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1998
AuthorsBaumel, Judith Tydor
Number of Pages292
PublisherVallentine Mitchell

This volume contains a collection of essays examining the Holocaust from the perspective of gender. The book is divided into seven sections, each focusing on a different aspect of the discourse between gender and identity. Following a historical introduction delineating the basic framework for understanding women's experiences during and shortly after the Holocaust, the book explores the major research trends emerging since the end of World War II. The topics examined include various aspects of women's experiences during the war years, Holocaust heroism through a gender sensitive approach, and gender in a multicultural post-Holocaust society. The book's final section explores the historical/didactic aspect of Holocaust gender study by examining how The Diary of Anne Frank can be used as an educational tool. This book shows how Holocaust gender issues transcend the socio-historical framework in order to become part of the cultural heritage transferred to later generations. 

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