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Author Belkin, Aaron, 1966-
Title Bring me men : military masculinity and the benign facade of American empire, 1898-2001 / Aaron Belkin.
Published New York : Columbia University Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  U21.5 .B45 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xi, 244 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-231) and index.
Contents Introduction: The emergence of military masculinity in modern American culture -- Part I: Theory. Crack troops : military masculinity isn't masculine ; Imperial cruise : military masculinity and the normalization of empire's contradictions -- Part II: Case study one : Penetrable/impenetrable -- U.S. Naval Academy, 2000. Well-reared boys : penetration and rape in the U.S. military ; Man over board : naturalizing male-male rape in the U.S. Navy -- Case study two : Filthy/clean : Philippines, 1898- Spoiling for a fight : filth, cleanliness and normative masculinity ; Civilizing duties : purity, pollution, empire and the return of the uncanny -- Epilogue : American exceptionalism, military masculinity and the politics of paranoia.
Subject Sociology, Military -- United States -- Case studies.
Masculinity -- United States -- Case studies.
Sexual harassment in the military -- United States -- Case studies.
Rape -- United States -- Case studies.
United States Naval Academy -- Case studies.
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Philippines -- Case studies.
ISBN 9780231702843 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0231702841 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780231702850 (cloth : alk. paper)
023170285X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231800679 (e-book)
0231800673 (e-book)
OCLC number 765485546