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Author Canaday, Margot.

Title The straight state [electronic resource] : sexuality and citizenship in twentieth-century America / Margot Canaday.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2009.


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 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 277 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Politics and society in twentieth-century America
Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2012. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Subject Homosexuality -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Homosexuality -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Political rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Social policy -- 1980-1993.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
Other Form: Original 9780691135984 0691135983 (DLC) 2008041020

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