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Love and war : how militarism shapes sexuality and romance / Tom Digby.

Digby, Tom, 1945-
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New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]

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xi, 226 pages ; 22 cm



Battle of the sexes: why is heterosexual love so hard? -- Let's make a deal: the heterosexual economy falls off a cliff -- How to make a warrior: misogyny and emotional toughness in the construction of masculinity -- Keeping the battle of the sexes alive: faith and fantasy -- Can men rescue heterosexual love? More faith and fantasy -- Gender terrorism, gender sacrifice: getting beyond zero-sum heterosexuality -- The degendering of war: war loses its sex -- The demilitarizing of gender: a truce in the battle of the sexes?

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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