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Contents 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.