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

The straight state : sexuality and citizenship in twentieth-century America, Margot Canaday, (electronic book)

Label
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
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
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Cataloging source
NyNyACL
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Canaday, Margot.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • theses
  • bibliography
Series statement
Politics and society in twentieth-century America
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  • Homosexuality
  • Homosexuality
  • Political rights
  • United States
Label
The straight state : sexuality and citizenship in twentieth-century America, Margot Canaday, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
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
MIU01000000000000011661704
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiv, 277 p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
ACLS e-books permit unlimited multi-user access
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The straight state : sexuality and citizenship in twentieth-century America, Margot Canaday, (electronic book)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
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
MIU01000000000000011661704
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiv, 277 p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
ACLS e-books permit unlimited multi-user access
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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