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The Canadian war on queers : national security as sexual regulation

Author: Gary William Kinsman; Patrizia Gentile
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : UBC Press, ©2010.
Series: Sexuality studies series.
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From the 1950s to the late 1990s, agents of the state spied on, interrogated, and harassed gays and lesbians in Canada, employing social ideologies and other practices to construct their targets as threats to society. Based on official security documents and interviews with gays, lesbians, civil servants, and high-ranking officials, this path-breaking book discloses acts of state repression and forms of resistance  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary William Kinsman; Patrizia Gentile
ISBN: 9780774816274 0774816279 9780774816281 0774816287
OCLC Number: 424086445
Description: [xxv], 554 pages : illustrations, photographs, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Queering national security, the Cold War, and Canadian history : surveillance and resistance --
Queer history and sociology from below : resisting national security --
The Cold War against queers : social and historical contexts --
Spying and interrogation : the social relations of national security --
The "fruit machine" : attempting to detect queers --
Queer resistance and the security response : solidarity versus the RCMP --
The campaign continues in the 1970s : security risks and lesbian purges in the military --
"Gay political activists" and "radical lesbians" : organizing against the national security state --
Sexual policing and national security : sex scandals, Olympic clean-ups, and cross-country organizing --
Continuing exclusion : the formation of CSIS and "hard-core lesbians" --
From exclusion to assimilation : national security, the Charter, and limited inclusion --
From the Canadian war on queers to the War on Terror : resisting the expanding national security state --
Appendix : Index of interviews.
Series Title: Sexuality studies series.
Responsibility: Gary Kinsman and Patrizia Gentile.

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The Canadian War on Queers shows how the Canadian state used the ideology of national security to wage war on gays and lesbians.  Read more...

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This account of the surveillance of Canadian lesbians and gays in the name of national security is impressive, at once bone-chilling and inspiring. -- David Rayside Left History, 14.2 An important Read more...

 
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