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Queer Theory : Sociology (96 Edition)

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For the first time in one volume Steven Seidman joins two fields of scholarship, queer theory and sociology, to bring about a new understanding of the social construction of homosexual desire. Included in this volume are some of the "classic" sociological essays that shaped lesbian, gay, and bisexual studies and the discursive approach of recent work by queer theorists.

Queer Theory Sociology suggests ways a sociological perspective can contribute to imaging a queer studies that preserves the critical spirit of queer theory while being attentive to the deeply institutional and structural dynamics in the formation of the sexual self and social order.

Combining the works of well-known scholars with newer thinkers, Queer Theory Sociology points towards a new sociological queer studies.

Synopsis:

This book aims to productively engage the pioneering work of Queer theorists and point toe way towards a new sociological Queer studies.

  • First book to bring the works of theorists and researchers in the social sciences to Queer theory which is distinctively dominated by the Humanities.
  • Uses classic sociological essays that shaped lesbian, gay and bisexual studies and recent original works and applies these to the discursive approach of Queer Theory to create a productive dialogue between the disciplines.

About the Author

Steven Seidman, Professor of Sociology at State University of New York at Albany, writes extensively in the areas of social theory, cultural sociology and sexual politics. He also wrote Contested Knowledge (Blackwell, 1994).

Table of Contents

Introduction by Steven Seidman.

Part I: Sociological Perspectives on Homosexual Desire.

Part II: Sociology/Queer Theory: A Dialogue.

Part III: Queer Sociological Approaches: Identity &Society.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557867407
Other:
Lemert, Charles
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Editor:
Seidman, Steven
Author:
Seidman, Steven
Location:
Cambridge, Mass :
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Sexuality
Subject:
Sociology
Subject:
Gay Studies
Subject:
Lesbian Studies
Subject:
Lesbians
Subject:
Gays
Subject:
Homosexuality
Subject:
Identity
Subject:
Lesbians -- Identity.
Subject:
Discrimination & Race Relations
Subject:
Queer theory.
Subject:
Sociology -- Methodology.
Subject:
Gay and Lesbian-General
Subject:
Gender & Sexuality
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Twentieth-century social theory
Series Volume:
no. 315
Publication Date:
September 1996
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
468
Dimensions:
8.95x6.15x.99 in. 1.60 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This book aims to productively engage the pioneering work of Queer theorists and point toe way towards a new sociological Queer studies.

  • First book to bring the works of theorists and researchers in the social sciences to Queer theory which is distinctively dominated by the Humanities.
  • Uses classic sociological essays that shaped lesbian, gay and bisexual studies and recent original works and applies these to the discursive approach of Queer Theory to create a productive dialogue between the disciplines.

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