LGBT Studies and Queer Theory: New Conflicts, by Karen Lovaas,Karen E. Lovaas,John P. Elia,Gust A. Yep

By Karen Lovaas,Karen E. Lovaas,John P. Elia,Gust A. Yep

learn how the stress among LGBT reports and queer idea exists within the lecture room, politics, groups, and relationships

LGBT experiences and Queer conception: New Conflicts, Collaborations, and Contested Terrain examines the similarities and ameliorations among LGBT stories and queer idea and the uneasy dating among the 2 within the educational global. This exact ebook meets the problem that queer conception provides to the learn and politics of homosexual and lesbian reviews with a set of essays from prime lecturers who signify a number of disciplines. those unique items position queer idea in social and ancient contexts, exploring the results for social psychology, spiritual experiences, communications, sociology, philosophy, movie reviews, and women's reviews. The book's individuals deal with queer theory's connections to quite a lot of matters, together with the improvement of capitalism, the evolution of the homosexual and lesbian stream, and the research of bisexuality and gender.

Many students operating in homosexual and lesbian reports nonetheless query the highbrow and political worth of queer thought. for this reason, queer thought has frequently been focused within the humanities, whereas homosexual and lesbian reviews are focused within the social sciences and heritage. yet this has all started to alter long ago 10-15 years, as documented by way of the 12 essays awarded in LGBT reviews and Queer concept: New Conflicts, Collaborations, and Contested Terrain.

LGBT experiences and Queer concept: New Conflicts, Collaborations, and Contested Terrain includes:

  • historic notes on LGBT reports and queer theory
  • a few carrying on with tensions among LGBT reports and queer theory
  • doubts approximately no matter if queer concept may end up in social change
  • an research of the present kingdom of “proto-fields” of LGBT reviews and queer reports in religion
  • issues that queer theory’s "erasure of id" feeds into past due capitalism
  • an research of variability in social psychologists’ reviews of anti-homosexual prejudice
  • an exploration of the commodification of queer identities in self reliant cinema
  • how and why the class of bisexuality has been marginalized
  • a ancient evaluation and review of contemporary bisexual theory
  • a case research of Provincetown, Massachusetts
  • an research of the interarticulation of race/ethnicity and gender
  • a case learn of the fight to introduce LGBT reviews within the curriculum at West Chester University
  • and lots more and plenty more

LGBT reports and Queer idea: New Conflicts, Collaborations, and Contested Terrain is an important learn for researchers, lecturers, and practitioners curious about exploring multifaceted elements of LGBT stories and Queer conception and their issues of convergence and divergence.

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