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Geographies of sexualities : theory, practices and politics

Author: Kath Browne; Jason Lim; Gavin Brown
Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, 2009. ©2007
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There has been a dramatic upsurge of interest in the connections between sexualities, space and place. Drawing established and 'founding' figures of the field together with emerging authors, this  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kath Browne; Jason Lim; Gavin Brown
ISBN: 9780754678526 0754678520
OCLC Number: 1017744870
Description: XI, 264 pagina's : 2 zwart-witfoto's ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Introduction, or why have a book on geographies of sexualities?, Gavin Brown, Kath Browne and Jason Lim. Section 1 Theories: From lesbian and gay to queer geographies: pasts, prospects and possibilities, Larry Knopp; Sexuality, the erotic and geography: epistemology, methodology and pedagogy, Jon Binnie; Health/sexuality/geography, Vincent J. Del Casino Jr.; Queer critique and the politics of affect, Jason Lim; Developmental desire and/or transitional jouissance: re-formulating sexual subjectivities in transcultural contact zones, Hanna Hacker; Fucking geography, again, David Bell. Section 2 Practices: Playing with restraints: space, citizenship and BDSM, R.D.K. Herman; Queer mixed race? Interrogating homonormativity through Thai interraciality, Jinthana Haritaworn; Drag queens and drab dykes: deploying and deploring femininities, Kath Browne; The queer unwanted and their undesirable 'otherness', Mark E. Casey; Straights in a gay bar: negotiating boundaries through time-spaces, Tatiana Matejskova; Between transgression and complicity (or: can the straight guy have a queer eye?), Phil Hubbard. Section 3 Politics: Pussies declawed: unpacking the politics of a queer women's bathhouse raid, Catherine Jean Nash and Alison L. Bain; Religion, identity and activism: queer Muslim diasporic identities, Farhang Rouhani; HIV+bodyspace: AIDS and the queer politics of future negotiation in Aotearoa/New Zealand, Matthew Sothern; Autonomy, affinity and play in the spaces of radical queer activism, Gavin Brown; Counting on queer geography, Michael Brown; Conclusions and future directions, or our hopes for geographies of sexualities (and queer geographies), Jason Lim, Kath Browne and Gavin Brown; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Kath Browne, Jason Lim, Gavin Brown.


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