Queer Cultures

Queer Cultures

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A core text for undergraduate/graduate-level courses in Gay and Lesbian Studies and Women's Studies or as a Special Topics Reader. This anthology presents the most important and influential essays in GLBT and Queer Studies during the past twenty years. Presented with historical, political context, the essays, poems, fiction, personal narratives and performance pieces present various, sometimes opposing, points-of-view across the disciplines of philosophy, literature, history, art, film, television, web and print media, political science, anthropology, economics, sociology and psychology.show more

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  • Paperback | 800 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.1 x 38.1mm | 952.56g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130416533
  • 9780130416537

Table of contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. INTRODUCTION. TO THE STUDENT. TO THE INSTRUCTOR. I. WHAT IS QUEER THEORY? John D'Emilio, "After Stonewall." Cherry Smyth, excerpt from Lesbians Talk Queer Notions. Lisa Duggan, "Making It Perfectly Queer." Ruth Goldman, "Who Is That Queer Queer? Exploring Norms around Sexuality, Race, and Class in Queer Theory."II. THE SOCIOPOLITICAL ORIGINS OF QUEER. Paula Treichler, "AIDS, Homophobia and Biomedical Discourse: An Epidemic of Signification." Anonymous Queers, "Queers Read This: I Hate Straights." Interview with Maxine Wolf by Laraine Sommella, "This Is about People Dying: The Tactics of Early ACT UP and Lesbian Avengers in New York City." Douglas Crimp, "Right On, Girlfriend!"III. QUEER FORMULATIONS & THE POLITICS OF IDENTITY. Samuel R, Delaney, "Some Queer Notions About Race." Cherrie Moraga, "Queer Aztlan: The Re-formation of Chicano Tribe." Urvashi Vaid, "Inclusion, Exclusion and Occlusion: The Queer Idea of Asian Pacific American-ness." Sherrie A. Inness, "Lost in Space: Queer Geography and the Politics of Location." Joshua Gamson, "Must Identity Movements Self-Destruct: A Queer Dilemma."IV. (DE)/(RE)GENDERING SEXUALITIES. Gayle S. Rubin, "Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality." Judith Butler, "Imitation and Gender Insubordination." Amber Hollibaugh, "My Dangerous Desires: Falling in Love with Stone Butches; Passing Women and Girls (Who Are Guys) Who Catch My Eye." Stacy Young, "Dichotomies and Displacement: Bisexuality in Queer Theory and Politics." Jason Cromwell, "Queering the Binaries: Transituated Identities, Bodies, and Sexualities."V. CINEMA QUEERITE. Alexander Doty, "There's Something Queer Here." Paul Burston, "Just A Gigolo? Narcissism, Nellyism and the 'New Man' Theme." Patricia White, "Supporting Character: The Queer Career of Agnes Moorehead." Maria Pramaggiore, "Straddling the Screen: Bisexual Spectatorship and Contemporary Narrative Film." Chris Straayer, "Transgender Mirrors: Queering Sexual Difference."VI. QUEER FICTIONS OF THE PAST. Robert McRuer, "Boys' Own Stories and New Spellings of My Name: Coming Out and Other Myths of Queer Positionality." Scott Bravmann, "Queer fictions of Stonewall." Gordene Olga MacKenzie, "Historical Explanations and Rationalizations for Transgenderism." George Chauncey, "Trade, Wolves, and the Boundaries of Normal Manhood." David M. Halperin, "Sex Before Sexuality: Pederasty, Politics, and Power in Classical Athens."VII. QUEER THEORIES/SOCIAL REALITIES. Carmen Vazquez, "Spirit and Passion." Shane Phelan, "Alliances and Coalitions: Nonidentity Politics." Rosemary Hennessy, "Queer Visibility in Commodity Culture." A. Damien Martin and Emery S. Hetrick, "The Stigmatization of the Gay and Lesbian Adolescent." Lisa Walter, ""Teamwork." Michael Warner, "Beyond Gay Marriage."show more

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