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The Routledge Queer Studies Reader

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9780415564113

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0415564115
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7/23/2012
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The Routledge Queer Studies Readerprovides a comprehensive resource and textbook for students and scholars working in this vibrant and interdisciplinary field. The volume traces the emergence and development of Queer Studies, presenting reproductions of the key critical essays crucial for any study, alongside more recent essays, exploring exciting new directions. Each section is individually edited and introduced by a prominent scholar, contextualising the work within its historical, disciplinary and theoretical boundaries. Section subject areas include Genealogies, Sex, Temporalities, Kinship, Affect, Bodies and Borders. The book is edited by two of the leading scholars in the field and features valuable pedagogical tools, including discussion questions, an annotated bibliography and a glossary. The Routledge Queer Studies Readeris a field-defining volume and presents illuminating guide for established scholars and also those new to Queer Studies.

Author Biography

Donald E. Hall is Professor and Herbert and Ann Siegel Dean of Art and Sciences at Lehigh University, USA. Annamarie Jagose is Professor and Head of the School of Letters, Art and Media at the University of Sydney, Australia. Andrea Bebell is a Graduate Teaching Assistant at West Virginia University, USA. Susan Potter is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Film, Television and Media Studies at the University of Auckland, New Zealand Aotearoa.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. x
Introductionp. xiv
Genealogiesp. 1
Queer and Nowp. 3
Critically Queerp. 18
Judith Butler: Queer Feminism, Transgender, and the Transubstantiation of Sexp. 32
The Queer Interventionp. 60
Punks, Bulldaggers, and Welfare Queens: The Radical Potential of Queer Politics?p. 74
"Quare" Studies, or "(Almost) Everything I Know About Queer Studies I Learned From My Grandmother"p. 96
Introduction: Queer of Color Critique, Historical Materialism, and Canonical Sociologyp. 119
The Material of Sexp. 134
Lacan Meets Queer Theoryp. 150
Sexp. 163
Sex in Publicp. 165
Viral Sex and the Politics of Lifep. 180
Experimental Desire: Rethinking Queer Subjectivityp. 194
Dingep. 212
Temporalitiesp. 221
Do You Want Queer Theory (Or Do You Want the Truth)? Intersections of Punk and Queer in the 1970sp. 223
Turn the Beat Around: Sadomasochism, Temporality, Historyp. 236
How to Do the History of Male Homosexualityp. 262
The Future is Kid Stuff: Queer Theory, Disidentification, and the Death Drivep. 287
Kinshipp. 299
Transnational Adoption and Queer Diasporasp. 301
Making Queer Familiap. 324
Romancing Kinship: A Queer Reading of Indian Education and Zitkala-Sa's American Indian Storiesp. 333
Notes on Gridlock: Genealogy, Intimacy, Sexualityp. 355
Affectp. 371
Aids Activism and Public Feelings: Documenting Act Up's Lesbiansp. 373
Archiving Queer Feelings in Hong Kongp. 398
Feeling Brown, Feeling Down: Latina Affect, the Performativity of Race, and the Depressive Positionp. 412
Queer Feelingsp. 422
Bodiesp. 443
What Can Queer Theory Do for Intersex?p. 445
Transgender Butch: Butch/FTM Border Wars and the Masculine Continuump. 464
Compulsory Able-Bodiedness and Queer/Disabled Existencep. 488
Hypothalamic Preference: Levay's Study of Sexual Orientationp. 498
Bordersp. 513
Queer Times, Queer Assemblagesp. 515
Queer Intersections: Sexuality and Gender In Migration Studiesp. 529
Border/Line Sex: Queer Postcolonialities or How Race Matters Outside the U.S.p. 547
Transgender without Organs? Mobilizing a Geo-Affective Theory of Gender Modificationp. 558
Indexp. 569
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