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    DescriptionQueer theory arose as a challenge to the stability of sexual categories. But is queer theory in the 1990s in danger of becoming just another category of theoretical inquiry and just another academic discipline? As queer studies is being legitimated within American universities, what dangers and opportunities arise from the process of legitimation? The essays in The Gay '90s address these questions in two distinct ways. The first section of the book, "Disciplinary Reflections," reflects upon the process of disciplinary formation as it affects lesbian and gay studies in the academy, contrasting older academic disciplines with newer, identity-based areas of study. The second section, "Interdisciplinary Readings," demonstrates the extent to which contemporary queer studies involves practices of interdisciplinary reading and analysis. Contributors include Dennis Allen, John Champagne, Myriam J. A. Chancy, Gabrielle N. Dean, Leigh Gilmore, Calvin Thomas, Elayne Tobin, Robyn Wiegman, and Thomas Yingling.


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    Title
    The Gay 90s
    Subtitle
    Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Formations in Queer Studies
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Thomas C. Foster, Edited by Carol Siegel, Edited by Ellen E. Berry
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780814726730
    ISBN 10: 0814726739
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27440
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.4
    B&T General Subject: 750
    DC21: 306.766
    BISAC V2.8: SOC012000
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: GS
    Libri: I-GS
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: HEA042000
    BIC subject category V2: JFSK
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 54
    DC22: 808.8092
    Thema V1.0: VFVC, JBSJ
    Thema interest age/special interest qualifier V1.0: 5PS
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, facsim.
    Publisher
    New York University Press
    Imprint name
    New York University Press
    Publication date
    01 September 1997
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "A welcome addition to the burgeoning field of Queer Studies." -- Journal of Homosexuality