Over There Living with the U. S. Military Empire from World War Two to the Present

ISBN-10: 0822348276

ISBN-13: 9780822348276

Edition: 2011

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List price: $25.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 11/30/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Maria H ohn is associate professor of history at Vassar College.

Donna Alvah is assistant professor and Margaret Vilas Chair of U.S. History at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York.

Jeff Bennett has spent his professional life teaching theatre, English, vocal music, and public speaking. In addition to staging more than fifty high school shows, he has directed plays at Queens College, Port Jefferson's Theatre Three, and New York's Cafe La Mama.

Illustrations
Tables
A Note on Foreign Language Conventions
Acknowledgments
Introduction The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, Race, and Class in the U.S. Military Empire
Monitored Liaisons: Local Women and Gis in the Making of Empire
Regulating Desire, Managing the Empire: U.S. Military Prostitution in South Korea, 1945-1970
�Pan-Pan Girls� Performing and Resisting Neocolonialism(s) in the Pacific Theater: U.S. Military Prostitution in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952
�You Can't Pin Sergeant's Stripes on an Archangel�: Soldiering, Sexuality, and U.S. Army Policies in Germany
Civilian Entanglements with the Empire: American and Foreign Women Abroad and at Home
U.S. Military Families Abroad in the Post-Cold War Era and the �New Global Posture�
Crossfire Couples: Marginality and Agency among Okinawan Women in Relationships with U.S. Military Men
Hidden Soldiers: Working for the �National Defense�
Talking Back to the Empire: Local Men and Women
In the U.S. Army but Not Quite of It: Contesting the Imperial Power in a Discourse of KATUSAS
�The American Soldier Dances, the German Soldier Marches�: The Transformation of Germans' Views on GIS, Masculinity, and Militarism
In the Middle of the Road I Stand Transfixed
The Empire Under Siege: Racial Crisis, Abuse, and Violence
The Racial Crisis of 1971 in the U.S. Military: Finding Solutions in West Germany and South Korea
Camptown Prostitution and the Imperial SOFA: Abuse and Violence against Transnational Camptown Women in South Korea
Abu Ghraib: A Predictable Tragedy?
Conclusion Empire at the Crossroads?
References
Contributors
Index
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