Foucault and queer theory

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Icon Books, 1999 - Philosophy - 75 pages
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Provides an introduction to Foucault's ideas and the development of queer culture with its own views on heteronormativity, sado-masochism, performativity, transgender, the end of gender, liberation-versus-difference, late capitalism and the impact of AIDS on theories and practices.

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As a short, accessible essay requiting Foucauldian sentiments with contemporary queer theory, it does its job well. It's a relatively introductory text, but the author is fairly thorough in his ... Read full review

Review: Foucault and Queer Theory (Postmodern Encounters)

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Publisher Comments: Excels as a brief introduction to Foucault's compelling ideas and the development of Queer culture with its own outspoken views on heteronormativity, sado-masochism, performativity ... Read full review

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Tamsin Spargo is Reader in Literary and Historical Studies at Liverpool John Moores University.

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