9781616141882

War and Sex

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  • ISBN13:

    9781616141882

  • ISBN10:

    1616141883

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-08-24
  • Publisher: Prometheus Books
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Summary

Reviews social circumstances leading up to conflicts from the American Civil War through the Viet Nam War and the current clash with Islamic fundamentalists and explores how tensions over gender roles affect men's willingness to go to war.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 9
The War between the Sexes, AKA the Civil Warp. 15
Not-So-Great Wars-Cuba, South Africa, Japanp. 65
All the King's Horses-World War Ip. 103
May the Better Man Win-The Road to World War IIp. 157
Democracy Wins, Men Lose-From WWII to Vietnamp. 211
Men on the Ropes-The Contemporary Feminist Challengep. 267
Notesp. 317
Bibliographyp. 437
Indexp. 459
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