Gender in Conflicts: Palestine, Israel, Germany

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Ulrike Auga, Christina von Braun
Lit, 2006 - Social Science - 265 pages
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Gender order is one domain in which claims to power are demarcated in societies based on a religious codex as well as in secular societies such as nation-states. Gender order especially becomes the area in which conflicts are carried out when a society experiences transition or clashes with another society. At a time when Israel and Palestine face an escalation of their conflict and Germany is undergoing profound changes, renowned scholars discuss the implications on the gender order from their individual vantage points. The transdisciplinary articles focus on Gender in the context of Knowledge, Arts and Representation, Memory and Scripture, Political Transition, and Life Sciences.

Ulrike Auga is assistant professor at Humboldt University, Berlin (Germany). Christina von Braun is the head of the Chair for Cultural History and Gender at Humboldt University, Berlin.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Gender Arts and Representation
3
The Critique of Representation and the Second Commandment
15
Copyright

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Ulrike Auga, Professor of Religious Studies, Intercultural Theology, Ecumenics and Gender at the Faculty of Theology, Humboldt University, Berlin. Christina von Braun, Professor Emerita of Gender and History at the Institute for Cultural History and Theory, Humboldt University, Berlin; Head of the Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg. Claudia Bruns, Professor for History of Knowledge and Gender at the Institute for Cultural History and Theory, Humboldt University, Berlin. Jana Husmann, Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer in Gender Studies and Cultural History and Theory, Berlin.

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