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Interviews with Jews born in post-Holocaust Germany address questions of collective memory and ethnicity.

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Interviews with Jews born in post-Holocaust Germany address questions of collective memory and ethnicity.

Synopsis:

Jews in Germany After the Holocaust uses extensive interviews to show how Holocaust memory shapes the lives of Jews who were born and raised in Germany after the Holocaust. It focuses on Jews' views of other Germans, of themselves, their integration into German society, and their friendships, sexual and love relationships with Germans. It considers the problem of defining Jewish identity in the context of modernity, and the difficulties Jews in Germany face dealing with Germans in everyday life.

Synopsis:

Jews in Germany after the Holocaust uses extensive interviews to show how Holocaust memory shapes the lives of Jews who were born and raised in Germany after the Holocaust. It focuses on Jews' views of other Germans and of themselves, their integration into German society, and their friendships, sexual relationships, and love relationships with Germans. It considers the problem of defining Jewish identity in the context of modernity, and the difficulties Jews in Germany face dealing with Germans in everyday life. Jews in Germany after the Holocaust has won an award for being the best book in the sociology of religion from the American Sociological Association.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-317) and index.

Table of Contents

Prologue: setting the stage: the Jewish community of Frankfurt and the voices of its members; 1. Introduction; 2. Living in the land of the murderers?: How Jews who live in Germany view Germans; 3. Here in Germany I am a Jew: identity images and the criteria for group membership; 4. I have German citizenship but I wouldn't call myself a German: ethnic group loyalties and the lack of national affiliations; 5. My friends are not typical Germans: the character of Jewish-German friendships; 6. Interethnic intimacy: the character of German-Jewish sex, love, and intermarriage; 7. Theoretical implications and future research; Appendix: methodology.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521588096
Author:
Rapaport, Lynn
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Seidman, Steven
Author:
Alexander, Jeffrey C.
Location:
Cambridge, U.K. ;
Subject:
Jewish
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Europe - Germany
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
Holocaust
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Holocaust survivors
Subject:
Sociology of Religion
Subject:
Discrimination & Racism
Subject:
Holocaust, jewish
Subject:
Germany Ethnic relations.
Subject:
Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1945-
Subject:
Jews -- Germany -- Identity.
Subject:
Holocaust survivors -- Germany.
Subject:
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Germany -- Influence.
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Cultural Social Studies
Series Volume:
83-5
Publication Date:
19970831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4 tables
Pages:
340
Dimensions:
9.11x6.08x.89 in. 1.23 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Interviews with Jews born in post-Holocaust Germany address questions of collective memory and ethnicity.
"Synopsis" by , Jews in Germany After the Holocaust uses extensive interviews to show how Holocaust memory shapes the lives of Jews who were born and raised in Germany after the Holocaust. It focuses on Jews' views of other Germans, of themselves, their integration into German society, and their friendships, sexual and love relationships with Germans. It considers the problem of defining Jewish identity in the context of modernity, and the difficulties Jews in Germany face dealing with Germans in everyday life.
"Synopsis" by , Jews in Germany after the Holocaust uses extensive interviews to show how Holocaust memory shapes the lives of Jews who were born and raised in Germany after the Holocaust. It focuses on Jews' views of other Germans and of themselves, their integration into German society, and their friendships, sexual relationships, and love relationships with Germans. It considers the problem of defining Jewish identity in the context of modernity, and the difficulties Jews in Germany face dealing with Germans in everyday life. Jews in Germany after the Holocaust has won an award for being the best book in the sociology of religion from the American Sociological Association.
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