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Title:
The straight state : sexuality and citizenship in twentieth-century America
Publication Information:
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2009.
ISBN:
9780691135984
Physical Description:
xiv, 277 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Politics and society in twentieth-century America
Language:
English
Contents:
Immigration. "A new species of undesirable immigrant" : perverse aliens and the limits of the law, 1900-1924 -- Military. "We are merely concerned with the fact of sodomy" : managing sexual stigma in the World War I-era military, 1917-1933 -- Welfare. "Most fags are floaters" : the problem of "unattached persons" during the early New Deal, 1933-1935 -- Welfare. "With the ugly word written across it" : homo-hetero binarism, federal welfare policy, and the 1944 GI Bill -- Military. "Finding a home in the Army" : women's integration, homosexual tendencies, and the Cold War military, 1947-1959 -- Immigration. "Who is a homosexual?" : the consolidation of sexual identities in mid-twentieth-century immigration law, 1952-1983.
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