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Imagining Russia : Making Feminist Sense of American Nationalism in U.S.-Russian Relations.

By: Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2012Copyright date: ©2012Description: 1 online resource (301 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781438439778
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Imagining Russia : Making Feminist Sense of American Nationalism in U.S.–Russian RelationsDDC classification:
  • 303.48/24707309045
LOC classification:
  • HQ1190 -- .W54 2012eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- IMAGINING RUSSIA -- Contents -- Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Imagining Russia -- Foundational Precepts -- Implications and Interventions -- 1. The Geopolitical Traffic in Gendered Russian Imaginaries -- Gendered Russian Nationalism -- Gendered American Nationalism -- Russia and Russians in a U.S. Context -- U.S. Foreign Policy and the Triumphalist Mythscape -- 2. Freedom for Whom?Support for What?Making Feminist Sense of U.S. Russia Policy -- Provisions and Objectives -- Implementation -- Capitalism as Freedom -- Imaginaries at Work -- Russia as Child/United States as Great, White Father -- Russia as Student/United States as Tutor -- Russia as Frontier/United States as Entrepreneurial Pioneer -- Russia as Pathologically Ill Patient/United States as Doctor -- Russia as Retrogressive Baba/United States as Responsible Superpower -- Imperial Masculinity -- 3. Death and the Maiden: The Representational Violence of Imperial Nostalgia -- Conjuring the Ghost -- Anastasia on Stage and Screen -- A Reflection of U.S.-Russia Policy -- Reckoning with the Ghost -- 4. Crime, Corruption and Chaos Sex Trafficking and the Failure of United States Russia Policy -- American Heroes -- Russian Victims and Villains -- With Impunity: The United States as Innocent Bystander -- From Mother Russia to Miss Russia -- 5. "It's a Cold War Mentality"U.S.-Russian Relations on The West Wing -- The West Wing and U.S. Political Culture -- Gendered Discursive Configurations -- Vassily Konanov as Boris Yeltsin: "Our Kind of Crazy" -- Cold War Holdouts -- Peter Chigorin as Vladimir Putin: Bartlet's Last Best Hope -- Whose Cold-war Mentality? -- 6. The Cultural Politics of Cold War: The International Spy Museum and the U.S. Security State -- A Cold-war Museum -- Atomic Secrets -- The Rosenbergs as Discursive Phenomena.
The Rosenbergs at the International Spy Museum -- The Origins of State-based Terror -- Heterosexpionage -- The Cold War as Cautionary Tale -- Conclusion: Casualties of Cold War -- Russia's Geopolitical Resurgence -- Competing Masculinities -- Obama's "Reset" -- Appendix -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z.
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Intro -- IMAGINING RUSSIA -- Contents -- Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Imagining Russia -- Foundational Precepts -- Implications and Interventions -- 1. The Geopolitical Traffic in Gendered Russian Imaginaries -- Gendered Russian Nationalism -- Gendered American Nationalism -- Russia and Russians in a U.S. Context -- U.S. Foreign Policy and the Triumphalist Mythscape -- 2. Freedom for Whom?Support for What?Making Feminist Sense of U.S. Russia Policy -- Provisions and Objectives -- Implementation -- Capitalism as Freedom -- Imaginaries at Work -- Russia as Child/United States as Great, White Father -- Russia as Student/United States as Tutor -- Russia as Frontier/United States as Entrepreneurial Pioneer -- Russia as Pathologically Ill Patient/United States as Doctor -- Russia as Retrogressive Baba/United States as Responsible Superpower -- Imperial Masculinity -- 3. Death and the Maiden: The Representational Violence of Imperial Nostalgia -- Conjuring the Ghost -- Anastasia on Stage and Screen -- A Reflection of U.S.-Russia Policy -- Reckoning with the Ghost -- 4. Crime, Corruption and Chaos Sex Trafficking and the Failure of United States Russia Policy -- American Heroes -- Russian Victims and Villains -- With Impunity: The United States as Innocent Bystander -- From Mother Russia to Miss Russia -- 5. "It's a Cold War Mentality"U.S.-Russian Relations on The West Wing -- The West Wing and U.S. Political Culture -- Gendered Discursive Configurations -- Vassily Konanov as Boris Yeltsin: "Our Kind of Crazy" -- Cold War Holdouts -- Peter Chigorin as Vladimir Putin: Bartlet's Last Best Hope -- Whose Cold-war Mentality? -- 6. The Cultural Politics of Cold War: The International Spy Museum and the U.S. Security State -- A Cold-war Museum -- Atomic Secrets -- The Rosenbergs as Discursive Phenomena.

The Rosenbergs at the International Spy Museum -- The Origins of State-based Terror -- Heterosexpionage -- The Cold War as Cautionary Tale -- Conclusion: Casualties of Cold War -- Russia's Geopolitical Resurgence -- Competing Masculinities -- Obama's "Reset" -- Appendix -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z.

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