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Queer Studies: An Interdiciplinary Reader

Queer Studies: An Interdiciplinary Reader

Robert J. Corber (Editor), Stephen Valocchi (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-631-22916-2

Jan 2003, Wiley-Blackwell

272 pages

$148.95

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Description

Queer Studies: An Interdisciplinary Reader is a collection of essays that over the past two decades have helped to establish sexuality as one of the most vital and important areas of study in both the humanities and social sciences.

  • Brings together important essays that have helped to establish sexuality as one of the most vital areas of study in the humanities and social sciences.

  • Includes an introductory essay by the editors that provides a context for this pivotal scholarship and promotes dialogue across disciplines.
  • Discusses key issues in the field, including sexual politics, cultural construction of sexuality, transnationalism, race, community, sexual citizenship and the nation-state.
  • Functions as a primary text for introductory as well as advanced courses, as a general introduction to the field, and as a scholarly resource.
Introduction.

Part I: Practices, Identities, Communities.

Part II: The Cultural Construction of Gender and Sexuality.

Part III: Sexual Citizenship And The Nation-State.

Part IV: Transnationalizing Sexualities.

Index.


  • Brings together important essays that have helped to establish sexuality as one of the most vital areas of study in the humanities and social sciences.
  • Includes an introduction that comprehensively maps this newly emerging field, as well as provides a context for the pivotal scholarship included in the volume.
  • Discusses key issues in the field, including sexual politics, cultural construction of sexuality, transnationalism, race, community, sexual citizenship and the nation-state.
  • Functions as a primary text for introductory as well as advanced courses, as a general introduction to the field, and as a scholarly resource.