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A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies


A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies


Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies 1. Aufl.

von: George E. Haggerty, Molly McGarry

34,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 15.04.2008
ISBN/EAN: 9780470680575
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 496

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<i>A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies</i> is the first single volume survey of current discussions taking place in this rapidly developing area of study. <ul> <li>Recognizing the multidisciplinary nature of the field, the editors gather new essays by an international team of established and emerging scholars</li> <li>Addresses the politics, economics, history, and cultural impact of sexuality</li> <li>Engages the future of queer studies by asking what sexuality stands for, what work it does, and how it continues to structure discussions in various academic disciplines as well as contemporary politics</li> </ul>
<p><i>List of Illustrations ix</i></p> <p><i>List of Contributors xi</i></p> <p><i>Acknowledgments xvii</i></p> <p>Introduction 1<br /> <i>Molly McGarry and George E. Haggerty</i></p> <p><b>PART I QUEER POLITICS IN THE TIME OF WAR AND SHOPPING OR WHY SEX? WHY NOW?</b> <b>15</b></p> <p>1 Sex, Secularism, and the “War on Terrorism”: The Role of Sexuality in Multi- Issue Organizing 17<br /> <i>Janet R. Jakobsen</i></p> <p>2 Freedom and the Racialization of Intimacy: Lawrence v. Texas and the Emergence of Queer Liberalism 38<br /> <i>David L. Eng</i></p> <p>3 “No Atheists in the Fox Hole”: Toward a Radical Queer Politics in a Post- 9/11 World 60<br /> <i>Sharon P. Holland</i></p> <p>4 Queer Love in the Time of War and Shopping 77<br /> <i>Martin F. Manalansan IV</i></p> <p>5 Who Needs Civil Liberties? 87<br /> <i>Richard Meyer</i></p> <p><b>PART II HISTORIES, GENEALOGIES, AND FUTURITIES 107</b></p> <p>6 The Relevance of Race for the Study of Sexuality 109<br /> <i>Roderick A. Ferguson</i></p> <p>7 The Present Future of Lesbian Historiography 124<br /> <i>Valerie Traub</i></p> <p>8 Deviant Teaching 146<br /> <i>David M. Halperin</i></p> <p>9 After Sontag: Future Notes on Camp 168<br /> <i>Ann Pellegrini</i></p> <p>10 Queer Spectrality: Haunting the Past 194<br /> <i>Carla Freccero</i></p> <p><b>PART III DESIRE FOR GENDER 215</b></p> <p>11 The Desire for Gender 217<br /> <i>Robyn Wiegman</i></p> <p>12 Methodologies of Trans Resistance 237<br /> <i>Dean Spade</i></p> <p>13 The History of Aphallia and the Intersexual Challenge to Sex/Gender 262<br /> <i>Vernon A. Rosario</i></p> <p>14 Gesture and Utterance: Fragments from a Butch–Femme Archive 282<br /> <i>Juana María Rodríguez</i></p> <p><b>PART IV QUEER BELONGINGS 293</b></p> <p>15 Queer Belongings: Kinship Theory and Queer Theory 295<br /> <i>Elizabeth Freeman</i></p> <p>16 Forgetting Family: Queer Alternatives to Oedipal Relations 315<br /> <i>Judith Halberstam</i></p> <p>17 Between Friends 325<br /> <i>Jennifer Doyle</i></p> <p>18 Queer Regions: Locating Lesbians in Sancharram 341<br /> <i>Gayatri Gopinath</i></p> <p>19 The Light That Never Goes Out: Butch Intimacies and Sub- Urban Sociabilities in “Lesser Los Angeles” 355<br /> <i>Karen Tongson</i></p> <p><b>PART V PERFORMING THEORY OR THEORY IN MEDIAS RES 377</b></p> <p>20 “Serious Innovation”: An Interview with Judith Butler 379<br /> <i>Jordana Rosenberg</i></p> <p>21 Materiality, Pedagogy, and the Limits of Queer Visibility 389<br /> <i>Amy Villarejo</i></p> <p>22 Melos, Telos, and Me: Transpositions of Identity in the Rock Musical 404<br /> <i>James Tobias</i></p> <p>23 Promising Complicities: On the Sex, Race, and Globalization Project 430<br /> <i>Miranda Joseph and David Rubin</i></p> <p>24 Queerness as Horizon: Utopian Hermeneutics in the Face of Gay Pragmatism 452<br /> <i>José Esteban Muñoz</i></p> <p><i>Index 465</i></p>
"The Companion's focus on sexuality is of universal relevance and merits serious attention in all academic courses at university level. Recommended with sincere respect." (<i>Reference Reviews</i>, Issue 8 2008)
<b>George E. Haggerty </b>is Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside. His books include <i>Gothic Fiction/Gothic Form</i> (1989), <i>Unnatural Affections: Women and Fiction in the Later Eighteenth Century</i> (1998) and <i>Men In Love: Masculinity and Sexuality in the Eighteenth Century</i> (1999). He has also edited <i>Professions of Desire: Lesbian and Gay Studies in Literature</i> (1995) and <i>Gay Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia</i> (2000). His latest book is <i>Queer Gothic</i> (2006).<br /> <p><b>Molly McGarry</b> is Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Riverside. She is co-author (with Fred Wasserman) of <i>Becoming Visible and author of Ghosts of Futures Past</i> (2007).</p>
<i>A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies</i> is the first single volume survey of current discussions taking place in this rapidly developing area of study. <br /> <p>The <i>Companion</i> breaks new ground for scholarship on gender and sexuality. Recognizing the multidisciplinary nature of the field, the editors gather new essays by established and emerging scholars, addressing the politics, economics, history, and cultural impact of sexuality. The book engages the future of Queer Studies by asking what sexuality stands in for, what work it does, and how it continues to structure discussions in various academic disciplines as well as contemporary politics.</p> <p>"Women's Studies, Feminist Theory, Gay and Lesbian Studies, African American Studies, Gender Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, Critical Race Theory, Cultural Studies, Sexuality Studies, Transgender Studies, Queer Theory – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies. This anthology collects new work by people who have helped keep identity-inflected 'Studies' from settling down. And across its broad scope, it argues for the continuing centrality of sexuality. Its appearance is a big moment: don’t miss it."<br /> —<b>Janet Halley</b>, Harvard Law School</p> <p><b>Contributors</b><br /> Judith Butler, Jennifer Doyle, David L. Eng, Roderick A. Ferguson, Carla Freccero, Elizabeth Freeman, Gayatri Gopinath, Judith Halberstam, David M. Halperin, Sharon P. Holland, Janet R. Jakobsen, Miranda Joseph, Martin F. Manalansan IV, Richard Meyer, José Esteban Muñoz, Ann Pellegrini, Juana María Rodríguez, Vernon A. Rosario, Jordana Rosenberg, David Rubin, Dean Spade, James Tobias, Karen Tongson, Valerie Traub, Amy Villarejo, Robyn Wiegman</p>
"Women’s Studies, Feminist Theory, Gay and Lesbian Studies, African American Studies, Gender Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Critical Race Theory, Cultural Studies, Sexuality Studies, Transgender Studies, Queer Theory – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies. This anthology collects new work by people who have helped keep identity-inflected “Studies” from settling down. And across its broad scope, it argues for the continuing centrality of sexuality. Its appearance is a big moment: don’t miss it."<br /> <i>–Janet Halley, Harvard Law School</i>

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