Plane queer : labor, sexuality, and AIDS in the history of male flight attendants (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Plane queer : labor, sexuality, and AIDS in the history of male flight attendants

Author: Philip James Tiemeyer
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with the founding of profession in late 1920s and continuing into post-September 11 era, this title examines the history of men who joined workplaces customarily identified as  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip James Tiemeyer
ISBN: 9780520274761 0520274768 9780520274778 0520274776
OCLC Number: 871014980
Notes: Index: pages 279-288.
Awards: Commended for Lambda Literary Awards (Nonfiction) 2014
Description: xi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: List of illustrations --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
The pre-World War II "gay" flight attendant --
The Cold War gender order --
"Homosexual panic" and the steward's demise --
Flight attendants and queer civil rights --
Flight attendants, women's liberation, and gay liberation --
Flight attendants and the origins of an epidemic --
The traynor legacy versus the "patient zero" myth --
Queer equality in the age of neoliberalism --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Phil Tiemeyer.
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"A stunning success and an enormously important contribution to not only LGBT history, but also to the labor, feminist, legal, aviation, and AIDS historiographic literatures... Plane Queer is Read more...

 
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