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Gendered Images and Soviet Subjects

How the Komsomol Archive Enriched My Understanding of Gender in Soviet War Culture

Adrienne M. Harris

Soviet state decided that promoting greater diversity of women’s accomplishments and roles suited modernization and militarization objectives, yet subjects continued to cling to traditionally defined gender roles and stereotypes. As Choi Chatterjee has

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The Third Angle in Israel Studies

Boundaries between Government and Non-governmental Entities in Early Israel

Paula Kabalo and Esther Suissa

immigration reached its zenith. 15 The complementary arrangement that existed between the immigrant organizations and the state did not solve the core problems: discrimination, stereotyping, contempt for culture, and, of course, geographic, political, and

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Rebranding Desolation

The Allure of Israel’s Desert Landscapes

Amelia Rosenberg Weinreb

insular social networks, lower levels of national assimilation, lower income, lack of local jobs, negative stereotyping, low self-image, weak local place attachment, and years of significant underrepresentation in both political and non-political sectors

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Manijeh Nasrabadi, Maryam Aras, Alexander Djumaev, Sina Zekavat, Mary Elaine Hegland, Rosa Holman, and Amina Tawasil

subjects for musicological research. It seems that Merchant’s book, among its other special tasks, can help local musicologists to overcome stereotypes and to look at their own musical society with new eyes, taking women’s musical activity seriously and

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Hebrew Literature in the ‘World Republic of Letters’

Translation and Reception, 1918–2018

Yael Halevi-Wise and Madeleine Gottesman

Moscati (2009) explains that before Italians had become familiar with the complexities of Israeli society through its literature, they imagined Israel based on stereotypes of militarism and kibbutz life. Later, Italians preferred historical fiction that

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Ken Stein, Yael Berda, Galia Golan, Pnina Peri, Yuval Benziman, Dalia Gavriely-Nuri, Muzna Awayed-Bishara, and Aziza Khazzoom

actually accepting that the other group is also part of the individual’s identity. The ‘self’ in the Hebrew autobiographies is comprised not only of the mainstream stereotypical national narrative, but of other opposing dimensions as well. This complexity

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Ten Years After

Communism and Feminism Revisited

Francisca de Haan, Kristen Ghodsee, Krassimira Daskalova, Magdalena Grabowska, Jasmina Lukić, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Raluca Maria Popa, and Alexandra Ghit

similar socialist and nonsocialist countries at similar stages of economic development. The scholarship of Maxine Molyneux therefore provides an important corrective to the static and one-dimensional stereotypes about state-socialist women’s organizations

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“I’ll Do Business with Anyone”

Arab Teachers in Jewish Schools as a Disruptive Innovation

Rakefet Ron Erlich, Shahar Gindi, and Michal Hisherik

side by side in the country, reality can be transformed as well.” Teachers expressed their desire to change Israeli-Jewish citizens’ stereotypes of Arab citizens. Jamila, an art teacher, spoke of a project that she initiated with a fellow teacher who

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Zoia Tarasova

much in order to comply with certain stereotypical norms of their gender-specific behavior as to be able to confront and retaliate against a threat from without, that is a non-Sakha or nonhuman enemy (e.g., impersonated by alcohol). Its key feature is

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Women's Work and Men

Generational and Class Dimensions of Men's Resistance to Women's Paid Employment in State-Socialist Poland (1956–1980)

Natalia Jarska

short Stalinist period when women's work in industry was promoted and celebrated as emancipatory and meaningful, reinforced negative stereotypes of female industrial workers. Małgorzata Fidelis has termed the post-1956 period in Polish state employment