9780415162555

Gender Ironies of Nationalism: Sexing the Nation

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415162555

  • ISBN10:

    0415162556

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 1999-11-16
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

building it is, for the most part, women who actually accept the obligation of nation and nation building.

Author Biography

Tamar Mayer is Professor of Geography at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, USA.

Table of Contents

List of plates
ix
List of contributors
x
Acknowledgments xiii
Gender ironies of nationalism: setting the stage
1(24)
Tamar Mayer
Spectacular sexuality: nationalism, development and the politics of family planning in Indonesia
25(40)
Leslie K. Dwyer
Death of a nation: transnationalism, bodies and abortion in late twentieth-century Ireland
65(24)
Angela K. Martin
Sexing the nation/desexing the body: politics of national identity in the former Yugoslavia
89(24)
Julie Mostov
Uneasy images: contested representations of gender, modernity and nationalism in pre-war Liberia
113(26)
Mary H. Moran
``Am I a woman in these matters?'': notes on Sinhala nationalism and gender in Sri Lanka
139(24)
Jeanne Marecek
Native sex: sex rites, land rights and the making of Aboriginal civic culture
163(24)
Elizabeth A. Povinelli
Kurdish nationalism in Turkey and the role of peasant Kurdish women
187(24)
Cihan Ahmetbeyzade
Calligraphy, gender and Chinese nationalism
211(26)
Tamara Hamlish
Men's sexuality and women's subordination in Indian nationalisms
237(24)
Steve Derne
Nationalism and Caribbean masculinity
261(22)
Linden Lewis
From zero to hero: masculinity in Jewish nationalism
283(26)
Tamar Mayer
Gender, sexuality and the military model of U. S. national community
309(20)
Holly Allen
Angry white men: right exclusionary nationalism and left identity politics
329(22)
Andrew Light
William Chaloupka
Index 351

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