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The Resource The straight state : sexuality and citizenship in twentieth-century America, Margot Canaday

The straight state : sexuality and citizenship in twentieth-century America, Margot Canaday

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The straight state : sexuality and citizenship in twentieth-century America
Title
The straight state
Title remainder
sexuality and citizenship in twentieth-century America
Statement of responsibility
Margot Canaday
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Straight State is the most expansive study of the federal regulation of homosexuality yet written. Unearthing startling new evidence from the National Archives, Margot Canaday shows how the state systematically came to penalize homosexuality, giving rise to a regime of second-class citizenship that sexual minorities still live under today. Canaday looks at three key arenas of government control--immigration, the military, and welfare--and demonstrates how federal enforcement of sexual norms emerged with the rise of the modern bureaucratic state. She begins at the turn of the twentieth cent
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
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Canaday, Margot
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Politics and society in twentieth-century America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homosexuality
  • Homosexuality
  • Political rights
  • United States
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Homosexuality
  • Homosexuality
  • Political rights
  • Social policy
  • United States
  • United States
  • Homosexuality
  • Social Science
  • Political Science
Label
The straight state : sexuality and citizenship in twentieth-century America, Margot Canaday
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn698590787
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 277 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400830428
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttvkzk
  • ebdb6f55-6d38-4936-9ae0-2de8f3b0b1dd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)698590787
Label
The straight state : sexuality and citizenship in twentieth-century America, Margot Canaday
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn698590787
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 277 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400830428
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttvkzk
  • ebdb6f55-6d38-4936-9ae0-2de8f3b0b1dd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)698590787

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