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Sexual identities, queer politics

Author: Mark Blasius
Publisher: Princeton : University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

In this collection, political and public policy analysts explore the social concerns of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and the transgendered - what has come to be known as "lgbt" or "queer" politics. The  Read more...


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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Blasius
ISBN: 0691058660 9780691058665 0691058679 9780691058672
OCLC Number: 439890293
Notes: Based on a conference organized by the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies of the City of University of New York, February 8-9, 1996.
Description: IX, 382 str. : tabele, graf. prikazi ; 25 cm
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS vii INTRODUCTION Sexual Identities, Queer Politics, and the Status of Knowledge by Mark Blasius 3 PART ONE: COMPARATIVE AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES 21 ONE The Structuring of Sexual Minority Activist Opportunities in the Political Mainstream: Britain, Canada, and the United States by David Rayside 23 TWO Identity Politics in France and the Netherlands: The Case of Gay and Lesbian Liberation by Jan-Willem Duyvendak 56 THREE Lesbian-Feminist Activism and Latin American Feminist Encuentros by Juanita Diaz-Cotto 73 FOUR Global Gaze/Global Gays by Dennis Altman 96 FIVE Sexual Rights: Inventing a Concept, Mapping an International Practice by Rosalind Pollack Petchesky 118 PART TWO: POLITICALLY THEORIZING HOMOSEXUALITY 141 SIX An Ethos of Lesbian and Gay Existence by Mark Blasius 143 SEVEN Queer Theory, Lesbian and Gay Rights, and Transsexual Marriages by Paisley Currah 178 EIGHT Punks, Bulldaggers, and Welfare Queens: The Radical Potential of Queer Politics? By Cathy J. Cohen 200 PART THREE: SEXUAL-IDENTITY POLITICS IN THE UNITED STATES 229 NINE Sexual Identity and Urban Space: Economic Structure and Political Action by Robert W Bailey 231 TEN Beyond Gay Rights Litigation: Using a Systemic Strategy to Effect Political Change in the United States by Rebecca Mae Salokar 256 ELEVEN Splitting Images: The Nightly Network News and the Politics of the Lesbian and Gay Movement, 1969-1978 by Timothy E. Cook and Bevin Hartnett 286 PART FOUR: SEXUALITY AND THE POLITICS OF KNOWLEDGE 319 TWELVE "Outing" Alain L. Locke: Empowering the Silenced by Leonard Harns 321 THIRTEEN Lesbians and Gays and the Politics of Knowledge: Rethinking General Models of Mass Opinion Change by Alan S. Yang 342 FOURTEEN Lesbian and Gay Think Tanks: Thinking for Success by M. V Lee Badgett 359 LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS AND AFFILIATIONS 377 NOTES ON THE CONTRIBUTORS 379
Responsibility: edited by Mark Blasius.
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Sexual Identities, Queer Politics enrich[es] both this specialized field and the study of politics as a whole. -- Anna Marie Smith Political Theory

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