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Selling out : the gay and lesbian movement goes to market

Author: Alexandra Chasin
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text looks at the mainstreaming of the gay and lesbian consumer. It shows how the gay movement's political identity has been whitewashed by its eagerness to be embraced by the mainstream.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Chasin
ISBN: 0312239262 9780312239268
OCLC Number: 975298949
Description: 368 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface Introduction Caveat Emptor, or Buyer Beware! The Gay and Lesbian Press and the 'Business of Liberation' Advertising and the Promise of Consumption Boycotts will be Boycotts Strings Attached: How Money Moves the Movement Stealing This Show: Away from Identity and Toward Economic Justice Appendix Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Alexandra Chasin.


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'...this book is an overdue argument for why a booming gay market is not necessarily a sign of progress...' - Out Magazine 'a passionate analysis of gay politics...' - Publishers Weekly

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