The Female Body as Atrocity Text: The Feminization of the Holocaust at Auschwitz
Janet Jacobs is Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Her research focuses on women, religion, and the social psychology of identity formation. Her books include Divine Disenchantment: Deconverting from New Religious Movements, Victimized Daughters: Incest and the Development of the Female Self, and most recently, Hidden Heritage: The Legacy of the Crypto-Jews, for which she received the 2003 Distinguished Book Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. She is editor of Religion, Society and Psychoanalysis and William James: The Struggle for Life. Her articles have been published in Signs: A Journal of Women in Culture and Society, The Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, and The Sociology of Religion. She is currently engaged in a study of gender and cultural memory.
Janet Jacobs; The Female Body as Atrocity Text: The Feminization of the Holocaust at Auschwitz. English Language Notes 1 September 2006; 44 (2): 243–251. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/00138282-44.2.243
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