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Author Tiemeyer, Philip James, 1970-
Title Plane queer : labor, sexuality, and AIDS in the history of male flight attendants / Phil Tiemeyer.
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2013]
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 Floor3  HD6073.A432 T54 2013    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- The pre-World War II "gay" flight attendant -- The Cold War gender order -- "Homosexual panic" and the steward's demise -- Flight attendants and queer civil rights -- Flight attendants, women's liberation, and gay liberation -- Flight attendants and the origins of an epidemic -- The traynor legacy versus the "patient zero" myth -- Queer equality in the age of neoliberalism -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject Flight attendants -- United States -- History.
Flight attendants -- Labor unions -- United States.
Gays -- Employment -- United States.
Sexual orientation -- United States.
Civil rights -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780520274761 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0520274768 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780520274778 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520274776 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 818465867