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What's Queer About Queer Studies Now?

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This special double issue of Social Text reassesses the political utility of the term queer. The mainstreaming of gay and lesbian identity—as a mass-mediated consumer lifestyle and an embattled legal category—demands a renewal of queer studies that also considers the global crises of the late twentieth century. These crises, which are shaping national manifestations of sex ...more
Paperback, 301 pages
Published 2005 by Duke University Press
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Jul 30, 2008 rated it it was amazing
this is an amazing selection of essays and responses to the gay shame conference at Ann Arbor a few years ago. Check out Hiram Perez! WHere is Hiram Perez?
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This is the direction that cultural criticism should be going in! See especially the Introduction and Jasbir Puar's essay.
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David L. Eng is a Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania and also a member of the Asian American Studies Program.
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