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

By: Canaday, MargotMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Politics and society in twentieth-century AmericaPublication details: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2009. Description: xiv, 277 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780691135984 (alk. paper); 0691135983 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Homosexuality -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Homosexuality -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Social policy -- 1980-1993 | Political rights -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 323.3/2640973 LOC classification: HQ75.16.U6 | C36 2009
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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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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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