Pleasure Zones

Pleasure Zones : Bodies, Cities, Spaces

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Description

The essays collected in this volume apply queer theory in a consideration of the human body as a vehicle for understanding relationships between people and place. The book examines the body as an entity constructed by gender, sexuality, race, class, nationality and disability.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 196 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 367g
  • Syracuse University Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • notes
  • 0815628978
  • 9780815628972

Table of contents

- "Upstairs/Downstairs - Place Matters, Bodies Matter," Jon Binnie, Robin Peace, and Robyn Longhurst; - "Trim, Taught, Terrific, and Pregnant," Robyn Longhurst; - "Producing Lesbians: Canonical Properties," Robin Peace; - "(Dis)Comforting Identities," Ruth Holliday; - "Fragments for a Queer City," David Bell; - "The Erotic Possibilities of the City," Jon Binnieshow more