The Canadian War on Queers: National Security as Sexual Regulation (Sexuality Studies)

The Canadian War on Queers: National Security as Sexual Regulation (Sexuality Studies)

By: Patrizia Gentile (author), Gary Kinsman (author)Hardback

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This book will be required reading for students, scholars, and social activists in lesbian, gay, and queer studies or anyone interested in the issues of state repression and human rights.

About Author

Gary Kinsman is a professor in the Sociology Department at Laurentian University, Sudbury. Patrizia Gentile is an assistant professor in the Pauline Jewett Institute of Women's and Gender Studies at Carleton University.

Contents

Preface: National Security Wars Then and Now 1 Queering National Security, the Cold War, and Canadian History 2 Queer History and Sociology from Below: Resisting National Security as an Ideological Practice 3 The Cold War against Queers: Social and Historical Contexts 4 The Social Relations of National Security: Spying and Interrogation 5 The "Fruit Machine": Attempting to Detect Queers 6 Queer Resistance and the Security Response 7 The Campaign Continues in the 1970s: Security Risks and Lesbian Purges in the Military 8 "Gay Political Activists" and "Radical Lesbians": Organizing against the National Security State 9 From Exclusion to Assimilation 10 Resisting the Expanding National Security State: From the Canadian War on Queers to the War on "Terror" Appendix Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774816274
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 584
  • ID: 9780774816274
  • weight: 960
  • ISBN10: 0774816279

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