Gay Rights, Military Wrongs: Political Perspectives on Lesbians and Gays in the Military

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Craig A. Rimmerman
Taylor & Francis, 1996 - Social Science - 344 pages
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Ten original essays place the current debate over homosexual military service in its historical, theoretical, political, and policy context. They discuss parallels between policies on race on sexuality, the effects of Bill Clinton's 1994 Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, the threat of gay men to military identity, and other dimensions. A preface by Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer and the court opinions of her cases are also included. Paper edition (unseen), $19.95. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
 

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Contents

Raceing and Gendering the Military Closet
3
The Debates Over Race and Sexuality
47
Casualties of the Armed Forces War
71
Clintons Failure to Overturn the Military
111
President Clinton Public Opinion and Gays in the Military
127
The Perils of Congressional Politics
147
The Courts and Lesbian and
195
Feminist and LesbianGay
229
The First Year Under Dont
249
Gay Identitys Military Threat
269
Selected Bibliography
295
Appendix B Margarethe Cammermeyer v William J Perry
323
Index
333
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