Queer Studies: An Interdiciplinary Reader

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Robert J. Corber, Stephen Valocchi
Wiley, Jan 10, 2003 - Social Science - 274 pages
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Queer Studies: An Interdisciplinary Reader is a collection of essays that over the past two decades have helped to establish sexuality as one of the most vital and important areas of study in both the humanities and social sciences.

  • Brings together important essays that have helped to establish sexuality as one of the most vital areas of study in the humanities and social sciences.

  • Includes an introductory essay by the editors that provides a context for this pivotal scholarship and promotes dialogue across disciplines.
  • Discusses key issues in the field, including sexual politics, cultural construction of sexuality, transnationalism, race, community, sexual citizenship and the nation-state.
  • Functions as a primary text for introductory as well as advanced courses, as a general introduction to the field, and as a scholarly resource.

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About the author (2003)

Robert J. Corber is Associate Professor of American Studies and Lesbian and Gay Studies at Trinity College, Hartford. He is author of In the Name of National Security: Hitchcock, Homophobia, and the Political Construction of Gender in Postwar America (1993) and Homosexuality in Cold War America: Resistance and the Crisis of Masculinity (1997).

Stephen Valocchi is Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology at Trinity College, Hartford. He has published widely on the welfare state and on social movements in the United States, in particular the gay liberation movement. His essays have appeared in Social Problems, Sociological Perspectives, and Critical Sociology.

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