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The Gender/Sexuality Reader: Culture, History, Political Economy

Condition: BRAND NEW
ISBN: 9780415910057
Author(s): Roger N. Lancaster
Format: Paperback
Year: 1997
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Routledge
Dimensions: 180 x 255 x 29 (w x l x h)
Pages: 584

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"The Gender/Sexuality Reader" is a sophisticated survey of the best recent work on bodies and desires across cultures and through time. Foregrounding ethnographic studies and social history, this anthology brings together an unusually broad selection of essays across the disciplines—essays that link the typically segregated topics of desire, demography, and nationalism; bodily adornment and violence against women; colonialism, gender, race, and sexuality.
The settings of these rich studies are diverse: the contemporary United States, haunted by spectres of race and sex; post-Maoist China, whose love affair with the commodity draws on images of white-skinned women; modern clinics and hospitals, where new medical technologies pose unprecedented dilemmas; sexual subcultures as diverse as the lesbian community of San Francisco and carnival worlds in Brazil; and historical periods ranging from classical antiquity to postmodern Egypt. The topics these essays treat are likewise diverse and engaging: eugenics in Singapore, the political and economic context of motherhood in Brazil, rape and the inner lives of black American women, sex/culture wars in the US, the precariousness of sexual identity—and its political implications—in Nicaragua, and media representations of Africa.
These essays develop the insights of social constructionism, showing how gender, sexuality, and po Please click here to ask a question
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