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Title Over there : living with the U.S. military empire from World War Two to the present / edited by Maria Höhn and Seungsook Moon
Published Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 453 pages) : illustrations, maps
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Contents Introduction: the politics of gender, sexuality, race, and class in the U.S. military empire / Maria Höhn and Seungsook Moon -- Regulating desire, managing the empire: U.S. military prostitution in South Korea, 1945-1970 / Seungsook Moon -- "Pan-Pan girls" performing and resisting neocolonialism(s) in the Pacific Theater: U.S. military prostitution in occupied Japan, 1945-1952 / Michiko Takeuchi -- "You can't pin sergeant's stripes on an archangel" : soldiering, sexuality, and U.S. Army policies in Germany / Maria H[MARC+95]hn -- U.S. military families abroad in the post-Cold War era and the "new global posture" / Donna Alvah -- Crossfire couples : marginality and agency among Okinawan women in relationships with U.S. military men / Chris Ames -- Hidden soldiers : working for the "national defense" / Robin Riley -- In the U.S. army but not quite of it : contesting the imperial power in a discourse of KATUSAs / Seungsook Moon -- "The American soldier dances, the German soldier marches" : the transformation of Germans' views on GIs, masculinity, and militarism / Maria Höhn -- In the middle of the road I stand transfixed / Christopher Nelson -- The racial crisis of 1970-1971 in the U.S. military : finding solutions in West Germany and South Korea / Maria Höhn -- Camptown prostitution and the imperial sofa : abuse and violence against transnational Camptown women in South Korea / Seungsook Moon -- Abu Ghraib : a predictable tragedy? / Jeff Bennett -- Conclusion: the empire at the crossroad? / Maria Höhn and Seungsook Moon
Summary A collection of essays exploring the world-wide U.S. military base system and its interplay with social relations of gender and sexuality in the U.S. and foreign host nations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Military bases, American -- Social aspects
Military bases, American -- Foreign countries -- History -- 20th century
Frau und Mann -- Militär -- USA -- Deutschland (BRD) -- Geschichte 1945-2000.
Frau und Mann -- Militär -- USA -- Ostasien -- Geschichte 1945-2000.
HISTORY -- Military -- Other.
Military bases, American -- Social aspects.
Militär -- Frau und Mann -- USA -- Deutschland (BRD) -- Geschichte 1945-2000.
Militär -- Frau und Mann -- USA -- Ostasien -- Geschichte 1945-2000.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Höhn, Maria, 1955-
Moon, Seungsook, 1963-
LC no. 2010025721
ISBN 082239328X