Feministische Perspektiven auf die Weltwirtschaftskrisen von 1929 und 2008

  • Veronika Duma Universität Wien, Institut für Geschichte
  • Katharina Hajek Universität Wien, Institut für Politikwissenschaft
Schlagworte: Women and Austerity, Feminist Economics, World Economic Crises, Historical Comparison


The current politics of austerity in response to the economic crisis are by no means unique in the 20th and early 21st century history. In this article we ask for parallels and differences of the World Economic Crises of 1929 and 2008, their evolvement and impact as well as for the respective political strategies from a feminist perspective. Therefore we refer to feminist analyses, articles and essays on the current crisis as well as from the interwar period. The spatial focus of the comparison is on Austria and Germany.

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