De-traditionalization, gender and new forms of ideology in former Yugoslavia a case study from northern Croatia

Wolf-Dietrich Bukow
1999 Studia Humanistyczne AGH   unpublished
Contrary to the widely held notion that in the context of reactionary, ethno-nationalist ideology since the 1980s patriarchal gender relations were either revitalized from old traditions or merely invented, this presentation suggests a change of perspective. Based on Detlev Claussen's concept of (everyday religion),-tainties and prejudices, this paper discusses how ethnic notions of gender allow women and men to deal with @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Key words: Ethno-nationalism (in Croatian
more » ... n Croatian Society), gender, (post) socialist societies, critique of ideology @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@-strategic issues for the international community it was mainly the forms of violence that made Bosnia that were part of ethnic cleansings.-victims of ethno-political and nationalist claims and-shortly after that-warfare. Ethnic minorities were persecuted and driven from the newly independent states which constituted themselves according to ethnic divisions. The strategies of the warring parties were not gender @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@