By Daniel K. Cortese
By Daniel K. Cortese
By ARNALDO CRUZ-MALAVÉ,MARTIN F. MANALANSAN IV,Arnaldo Cruz-Malave,Martin F. Manalansan
Globalization has a flavor for queer cultures. even if in ads, movie, functionality paintings, the net, or within the political discourses of human rights in rising democracies, queerness sells and the transnational movement of peoples, identities and social pursuits that we name "globalization" might be freeing to the level that it contains queer lives and cultures. From this angle, globalization is noticeable as permitting the emergence of queer identities and cultures on a world scale.
The essays in Queer Globalizations assemble students of postcolonial and lesbian and homosexual stories with a view to learn from a number of views the narratives that experience sought to outline globalization. In reading the stories which have been spun approximately globalization, those students have attempted not just to evaluate the validity of the claims made for globalization, they've got additionally tried to spot the strategies and rhetorical recommendations in which those claims and during which international move are developed and operate.
Contributors contain Joseba Gabilondo, Gayatri Gopinath, Janet Ann Jakobsen, Miranda Joseph, Katie King, William jump, Lawrence LaFountain-Stokes, invoice Maurer, Cindy Patton, Chela Sandoval, Ann Pellegrini, Silviano Santiago, and Roberto Strongman.
By Karen Lovaas,Karen E. Lovaas,John P. Elia,Gust A. Yep
LGBT reports and Queer idea: New Conflicts, Collaborations, and Contested Terrain examines the similarities and alterations among LGBT reports and queer idea and the uneasy courting among the 2 within the educational global. This special publication meets the problem that queer thought offers to the research and politics of homosexual and lesbian reports with a suite of essays from top teachers who symbolize quite a few disciplines. those unique items position queer conception in social and historic contexts, exploring the results for social psychology, non secular stories, communications, sociology, philosophy, movie experiences, and women's reports. The book's participants handle queer theory's connections to a variety of concerns, together with the advance of capitalism, the evolution of the homosexual and lesbian flow, and the examine of bisexuality and gender.
Many students operating in homosexual and lesbian stories nonetheless query the highbrow and political worth of queer concept. consequently, queer idea has usually been targeted within the humanities, whereas homosexual and lesbian reviews are focused within the social sciences and historical past. yet this has started to alter long ago 10-15 years, as documented by means of the 12 essays offered in LGBT reviews and Queer conception: New Conflicts, Collaborations, and Contested Terrain.
LGBT experiences and Queer thought: New Conflicts, Collaborations, and Contested Terrain includes:
LGBT experiences and Queer idea: New Conflicts, Collaborations, and Contested Terrain is a necessary learn for researchers, lecturers, and practitioners desirous about exploring multifaceted elements of LGBT reviews and Queer concept and their issues of convergence and divergence.
By Joseph Couture
PEEK: contained in the inner most international of Public intercourse is an up shut and private examine impersonal intercourse, exploring where-to, how-to, and when-to have intercourse in public. This academic and instructive consultant finds the steamy global of intercourse in bathhouses, gyms, parks, peep indicates, swinger’s golf equipment, men’s rooms, and cruising on the web. The ebook presents interviews of a large diversity of fellows discussing their diversified sexual escapades, from conventional to the utterly nontraditional. PEEK is a vital advisor for a person interested with—and eager to find—gay intercourse within the twenty first century.
By Terence E. McDonnell
McDonnell argues that those well-designed campaigns are present process “cultural entropy”: the method wherein the meant meanings and makes use of of cultural items fracture into replacement meanings, new practices, failed interactions, and blatant forget. utilizing AIDS media campaigns in Accra, Ghana, as its significant case research, the e-book walks readers via best-practice, evidence-based media campaigns that fall completely flat. lady condoms are changed into bracelets, AIDS posters turn into domestic undefined, purple ribbons fade into red lower than the sun—to identify a couple of disasters. those harmful cultural misfires usually are not random. relatively, McDonnell makes the case that those disruptions are patterned, frequent, and inevitable—indicative of a broader strategy of cultural entropy.
By A. Evans
This ebook was once edited and compiled in an effort to perpetuate the unfold of this crucial paintings which, following the dying of the writer and the dissolution of the unique publishers, has lengthy been out of print.
A section of the earnings from every one sale of this publication will visit the charity Stonewall, which goes to advertise equality and justice for lesbians, homosexual males and bisexuals.
By Elisa Rolle
By Marcus Aurelius,Marcus Cornelius Fronto,Amy Richlin
In 1815 a manuscript containing one of many long-lost treasures of antiquity used to be discovered—the letters of Marcus Cornelius Fronto, reputed to were one of many maximum Roman orators. yet this locate disillusioned many nineteenth-century readers, who had was hoping for the letters to express all the political drama of Cicero’s. That the gathering integrated passionate love letters among Fronto and the longer term emperor Marcus Aurelius used to be in a well mannered way ignored—or hid. And for nearly 200 years those letters have lain hidden in simple sight.
Marcus Aurelius in Love rescues those letters from obscurity and returns them to the general public eye. the tale of Marcus and Fronto all started in 139 CE, while Fronto used to be chosen to train Marcus in rhetoric. Marcus used to be eighteen then and by way of all appearances the student and instructor fell in love. Spanning the years within which the connection flowered and died, those are the one love letters to outlive from antiquity—homoerotic or differently. With a translation that reproduces the effusive, slangy form of the younger prince and the rhetorical prospers of his grasp, the letters among Marcus and Fronto will rightfully be reconsidered as key records within the examine of the heritage of sexuality and classics.
By Robert McRuer,Anna Mollow