Poor Queer Studies : Confronting Elitism in the University. (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Poor Queer Studies : Confronting Elitism in the University.

Author: Matt Brim
Publisher: Duke University Press 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Matt Brim shifts queer studies away from sites of elite education toward poor and working-class students and locations, showing how the field is driven by those flagship institutions that perpetuate  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Brim
ISBN: 9781478008200 1478008202
OCLC Number: 1162758132
Description: 264 p.
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Introduction. Queer Dinners 1 1. The College of Staten Island: A Poor Queer Studies Case Study 29 2. "You Can Write Your Way Out of Anywhere": The Upward Mobility Myth of Rich Queer Studies 64 3. The Queer Career: Vocational Queer Studies 99 4. Poor Queer Studies Mothers 135 5. Counternarratives: A Black Queer Reader 159 Epilogue. Queer Ferrying 194 Notes 203 Bibliography 225 Index 241


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"Through his ethnographic accounts of the lives of his students, Matt Brim charts out in startling detail how queer studies produces class inequity. Having all the makings of a classic in queer Read more...

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