Queer theory and sexualities

Meghani, Shamira (2010) Queer theory and sexualities. Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, 18 (1). pp. 97-119. ISSN 1077-4254

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Abstract

Publications in Queer Theory and Sexualities covered in this chapter are from the year 2008, incorporating 2007. This year’s review is divided as follows: 1 . History and Sexuality: books in this section present new histories of sexuality: Orgasm and the West: A History of Pleasure from the Sixteenth Century to the Present and Feeling Backward: Loss and the Politics of Queer History , which queries a liberationist queer history; 2. Queer-Race Intersections: these books examine the relationships between queer, race, racialization, and nation in representation, public discussion and history: Terrorist Assemblages: Homonormativity in Queer Times , Out of Place: Interrogating Silences in Queerness/Raciality and Queer Attachments: The Cultural Politics of Shame ; 3 . Queer in Global Contexts reviews edited collections exploring queer identities, representation and politics in Poland, the Caribbean and South Asia; 4 . Humans and the ‘Anti-Social’
explores queer disruptions to ‘the human’, trans-bodies, religion, and the terms of queer debate.

Item Type: Article
Depositing User: Shamira Meghani
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2012 10:00
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 09:50
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/37521
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