Presenting new and groundbreaking fabric that builds on Enloe's acclaimed paintings in Does Khaki turn into You? and Bananas, seashores, and Bases, Maneuvers takes a global examine the politics of masculinity, nationalism, and globalization. Enloe levels largely from Japan to Korea, Serbia, Kosovo, Rwanda, Britain, Israel, the us, and lots of issues in among. She covers a wide number of topics: gays within the army, the background of "camp followers," the politics of ladies who've sexually serviced male squaddies, married existence within the army, army nurses, and the recruitment of ladies into the army. One bankruptcy titled "When squaddies Rape" explores the numerous features of the difficulty in nations reminiscent of Chile, the Philippines, Okinawa, Rwanda, and the United States.
Enloe outlines the dilemmas feminists world wide face in attempting to craft theories and techniques that help militarized ladies, in the neighborhood and across the world, with out unwittingly being militarized themselves. She explores the complex militarized studies of girls as prostitutes, as rape sufferers, as moms, as other halves, as nurses, and as feminist activists, and she or he uncovers the "maneuvers" that army officers and their civilian supporters have made so as to make sure that each one of those teams of ladies consider precise and separate.
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