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Women and mass consumer society in postwar France

Rebecca Pulju

Women and mass consumer society in postwar France

by Rebecca Pulju

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRebecca Pulju
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC280.C6 .P85 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24478906M
ISBN 109781107001350
LC Control Number2010033341
OCLC/WorldCa655303792

  As Gail Collins writes in her book America’s Women, the average weekly wage for men in was $, compared to only $ for women. While their wages were not high, women . The end of World War II was not just the end of a war, but also the beginning of a tense and dynamic period that affected society on all levels. This “postwar” period, as it became known, shaped the world as we know it today; likewise, the period was shaped itself both by the war that had preceded it, and the powerful forces that surrounded it.

  The Roaring Twenties were a period in history of dramatic social and political change. For the first time, more Americans lived in cities than on farms. The. Indonesia. Indonesia is a semi-annual journal devoted to the timely study of Indonesia’s culture, history, government, economy, and society. It features original scholarly articles, interviews, translations, and book .

  Many Americans feared that the end of World War II and the subsequent drop in military spending might bring back the hard times of the Great Depression. But instead, pent-up consumer demand fueled exceptionally strong economic growth in the post-war period. The automobile industry successfully converted back to producing cars, and new. The bestseller lists of the s featured novels that were destined to become classics, such as Sinclair Lewis's Main Street (), a critique of small town life and society, and Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises (), the story of expatriate Americans in France and Spain after World War I. On the stage, playwrights turned their.


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Women and Mass Consumer Society in Postwar France examines the emergence of a citizen consumer role for women during postwar modernization and reconstruction in France, integrating the history of economic modernization with that of women and the by: The women in Buron's audience – members of women's, family, and consumer organizations, as well as members of the general public attracted by the commodities and lifestyles on display at the Salon – were as eager as Buron for economic expansion and a better standard of living in France.

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Women and Mass Consumer Society in Postwar France. Modern & Contemporary France: Vol. 20, La France et la Crise, pp. A welcome supplement to the cultural history of postwar France, Rebecca Pulju’s Women and Mass Consumer Society in Postwar France offers new insights into the French Trente glorieuses, the thirty so-called ‘glorious years’ following the Second World War.

Innovatively, Pulju focuses on domestic consumption and the more or less politically inflected roles women played in responding to Author: Ruth Cruickshank.

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Women in Postwar France: The Domestic Ideal. Introduction. The sub-title to this lecture on women in postwar France should really be `continuity and change' with the stress as much on continuity as on change.

In many ways, the story we will be exploring today is one familiar to many western countries, Great Britain being no exception. Richard Vinen, King's College London, " with its clear and engaging prose, Women and Mass Consumer Society in Postwar France eloquently establishes and demonstrates the productive potential of Pulju's concept of the 'citizen consumer'.".

Integrating the history of economic modernization with that of women and the family, Pulju’s much-acclaimed study examines the emergence of a citizen consumer role for women during post-war recovery in France.

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Consumption (Economics) – France – History. France – Economic conditions – – I. Title. hcc6.p85 A–dc22 Women and Mass Consumer Society in Postwar France examines the emergence of a citizen consumer role for women during postwar modernization and reconstruction in France, integrating the history of economic modernization with that of women and the : Cambridge University Press.

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Women and the Second World War in France is structured in two parts effectively mirroring Diamond's concern to assess how and if wartime experiences changed French women's post-war lives.

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JO - KVINFOs webmagasin. JF - KVINFOs webmagasin. SN - X. ER. The Rise of Mass Consumption Societies “The past few decades have seen the rise, here in America, of a new and unique phenomenon in human history, the mass consumption society.” George Katona, The Mass Consumption Society () 1.

Introduction. Roughly speaking, the mass consumption society can be defined as a. The world woke up from a six-year-long nightmare in the summer of World War II (–45), which had pitted the Allied forces of the United States, Britain, France, Russia, Canada, Australia, and other nations against the Axis forces of Germany, Japan, Italy, Austria, and others, finally ended, but the effects of the war lingered on for years afterward.

Top 10 books on postwar France The whole of western Europe faced difficult questions about the kind of society it was building, and in failing to. Postwar consumerism was praised as a patriotic contribution to the ultimate success of the American way of life.

and because of the lack of consumer goods during the war, Americans were eager. Whereas its reputation as female-dominated had once given it prestige as a voice of morality and the public interest, in the new postwar world female identification only tainted the consumer movement as out of step with the times and, accompanied by a decline in ordinary women’s consumer activism, contributed to its decline.” (pg.

) That Reviews: - effects: increased purchasing power, mass consumption, cars increased, annual vacation, decreased workweek hours, increased standard of living, more leisure time and mass culture The postwar decades witnessed an important shift in attitudes about women and their place in society.

This statistic displays the share of people in France who have read a book in the twelve months previous to a survey which took place in Januaryby gender.