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Acknowledgments							 
Part 1 	Reconsidering Holocaust Study						
Introduction: Why the Holocaust? Why Sociology? Why Now?		 
Judith M. Gerson and Diane L. Wolf
Sociology and Holocaust Study 				
Judith M. Gerson and Diane L. Wolf
Part 2 	Jewish Identities in the Diaspora						
		
Post-memory and Post-Holocaust Jewish Identity Narratives		
Debra Renee Kaufman
The Holocaust, Orthodox Jewry, and the American Jewish Community	
Chaim I. Waxman 
 Traveling Jews, Creating Memory: Eastern Europe, Israel, and the Diaspora Business
Caryn Aviv and David Shneer
Trauma Stories, Identity Work, and the Politics of Recognition
Arlene Stein 
 
Responses to the Holocaust: Discussing Jewish Identity through the Perspective of Social 
Construction		
Richard Williams 
Part 3 	Memory, Memoirs, and Post-memory					
In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd: Questions of Comparison and Generalizability in 
Holocaust Memoirs
Judith M. Gerson
Collective Memory and Cultural Politics: Narrating and Commemorating the Rescue of 
Jewish Children by Belgian Convents during the Holocaust
Suzanne Vromen
Holocaust Testimony: Producing Post-memories, Producing Identities	
Diane L. Wolf
Survivor Testimonies, Holocaust Memoirs: Violence in Latin America
Irina Carlota Silber
Historicizing and Locating Testimonies					
Ethel Brooks 
Part 4 	Immigration and Transnational Practices					
In the Land of Milk and Cows: Rural German Jewish Refugees and Post-Holocaust 
Adaptation
Rhonda F. Levine 
Post-Holocaust Jewish Migration: From Refugees to Transnationals	
Steven J. Gold 
"On Halloween We Dressed Up Like KGB Agents": Reimagining Soviet Jewish
Refugee Identities in the United States
Kathie Friedman
The Paradigmatic Status of Jewish Immigration				
Richard Alba
Circuits and Networks: The Case of the Jewish Diaspora				
Yen Le Espiritu
Part 5	Collective Action, Collective Guilt, Collective Memory			
Availability, Proximity, and Identity in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Adding a 
Sociological Lens to Studies of Jewish Resistance
Rachel L. Einwohner
Agonies of Defeat: "Other Germanies" and the Problem of Collective Guilt	
Jeffrey K. Olick
The Cosmopolitization of Holocaust Memory: From Jewish to Human Experience 	
Daniel Levy and Natan Sznaider
The Sociology of Knowledge and the Holocaust: A Critique		
Martin Oppenheimer
Violence, Representation, and the Nation					
Leela Fernandes
Bibliography
Contributors											
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Historiography -- Congresses.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence -- Congresses.
Holocaust survivors -- Biography -- Congresses.
Sociology -- Biographical methods -- Congresses.