Franklin

Political manhood : red bloods, mollycoddles, & the politics of progressive era reform / Kevin P. Murphy.

Author/Creator:
Murphy, Kevin P., 1963-
Publication:
New York : Columbia University Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 305 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Masculinity -- United States -- History.
Male homosexuality -- United States -- History.
Sex -- United States -- History.
Social reformers -- United States -- Sexual behavior.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933.
United States -- History -- 1865-1921.
Contents:
Of mugwumps and mollycoddles : patronage and the political discourse of the "third sex"
The Tammany within : good government reform and political manhood
White army in the white city : civic militarism, urban space, and the urban populace
Socrates in the slums : "social brotherhood" and settlement house reform
Daddy George and Tom Brown : sexual scandal, political manhood, and self-government reform
The problem of the impracticables : sentimentality, idealism, and homosexuality
Epilogue : red bloods and mollycoddles in the twentieth century and beyond.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-292) and index.
ISBN:
9780231129961 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231129963 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231503501 (electronic)
0231503504 (electronic)
OCLC:
173640796
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