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Nation and Gender in Contemporary Europe Stephenie Booth

Nation and Gender in Contemporary Europe

Stephenie Booth

Published March 17th 2006
ISBN : 9780719068560
Hardcover
224 pages
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Building on the growing body of theoretical literature on the gendered nature of nationalism, this book offers a systematic examination of similarities and differences in the construction of gender and national identities in post-communist societiesMoreBuilding on the growing body of theoretical literature on the gendered nature of nationalism, this book offers a systematic examination of similarities and differences in the construction of gender and national identities in post-communist societies of Eastern and East Central Europe as well as established and the more stable democracies of Western Europe. It points to some of the key sources of inevitable tensions in the future united Europe, which stem from different perceptions of national and gender roles in different parts of the continent.