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Relocations : queer suburban imaginaries

Author: Karen Tongson
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2011.
Series: Sexual cultures.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What queer lives, loves and possibilities teem within suburbia's little boxes? Moving beyond the imbedded urban/rural binary, Relocations offers the first major queer cultural study of sexuality, race and representation in the suburbs. Focusing on the region humorists have referred to as "Lesser Los Angeles"--A global prototype for sprawl-Karen Tongson weaves through suburbia's "nowhere"spaces to survey our spatial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tongson, Karen.
Relocations.
New York : New York University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011005582
(OCoLC)697261045
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Tongson
ISBN: 9780814784082 0814784089 9780814769676 0814769675
OCLC Number: 746336901
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 283 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Relocations: queer suburban imaginaries --
Relocating queer critique: Lynne Chan's JJ Chinois --
Behind the orange curtain --
Empire of my familiar --
The light that never goes out: Butchlalis de Panochtitlan reclaim "lesser Los Angeles" --
Coda: love among the ruins: contact, creativity, and Klub Fantasy.
Series Title: Sexual cultures.
Responsibility: Karen Tongson.

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An exploration of the suburban gay community in America  Read more...

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"Karen Tongson takes us on a wild ride to the hinterlands, the inner empires and the disturbing yet vital `burbs.' She skillfully re-routes well-trodden tales of white flight and gay migration and Read more...

 
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