The Resource Love and War : How Militarism Shapes Sexuality and Romance, (electronic resource)

Love and War : How Militarism Shapes Sexuality and Romance, (electronic resource)

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Love and War : How Militarism Shapes Sexuality and Romance
Title
Love and War
Title remainder
How Militarism Shapes Sexuality and Romance
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ideas of masculinity and femininity become sharply defined in war-reliant societies, resulting in a presumed enmity between men and women. This so-called battle of the sexes intensifies in tandem with dispositions to fight actual wars. These are among the fascinating discoveries Tom Digby shares in Love and War, which describes the making and manipulation of gender in both militaristic and nonmilitaristic societies and the consequences for men and women in their personal, romantic, sexual, and professional lives. Drawing on cross-cultural comparisons and examples from popular media, including
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Digby, Tom
Dewey number
155.3
LC call number
BF692 .D54 2014
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Heterosexuality
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Masculinity
  • Militarism -- Social aspects
  • Sex (Psychology)
  • Sex differences (Psychology)
Label
Love and War : How Militarism Shapes Sexuality and Romance, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Battle of the Sexes: Why Is Heterosexual Love So Hard?; 2. Let's Make a Deal: The Heterosexual Economy Falls Off a Cliff; 3. How to Make a Warrior: Misogyny and Emotional Toughness in the Construction of Masculinity; 4. Keeping the Battle of the Sexes Alive: Faith and Fantasy; 5. Can Men Rescue Heterosexual Love? More Faith and Fantasy; 6. Gender Terrorism, Gender Sacrifice: Getting Beyond Zero-Sum Heterosexuality; 7. The Degendering of War: War Loses Its Sex; 8. The Demilitarizing of Gender: A Truce in the Battle of the Sexes?; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780231538404
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000250005
  • (EBL)1801729
  • (OCoLC)892244507
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001076039
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000250005
Label
Love and War : How Militarism Shapes Sexuality and Romance, (electronic resource)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Battle of the Sexes: Why Is Heterosexual Love So Hard?; 2. Let's Make a Deal: The Heterosexual Economy Falls Off a Cliff; 3. How to Make a Warrior: Misogyny and Emotional Toughness in the Construction of Masculinity; 4. Keeping the Battle of the Sexes Alive: Faith and Fantasy; 5. Can Men Rescue Heterosexual Love? More Faith and Fantasy; 6. Gender Terrorism, Gender Sacrifice: Getting Beyond Zero-Sum Heterosexuality; 7. The Degendering of War: War Loses Its Sex; 8. The Demilitarizing of Gender: A Truce in the Battle of the Sexes?; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780231538404
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000250005
  • (EBL)1801729
  • (OCoLC)892244507
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001076039
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000250005

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