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Out in Public

Reinventing Lesbian / Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World

Wiley, J,
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Out in Public addresses, and engages us in, the new and exciting directions in the emerging field of lesbian/gay anthropology. The authors offer a deep conversation about the meaning of sexuality, subjectivity and culture.
* Affirms the importance of recognizing gay and lesbian social issues within the arena of public anthropology
* Explores critical concerns of gay activism in a variety of global settings, from the U.S., the European Union, Singapore, Nigeria, India, Nicaragua, and Guadalajara
* Offers a unique focus on the politics of being gay and lesbian - in cross-cultural perspective
* Deals with broad-ranging issues that affect human sexuality and human rights globally
* Winner of the 2009 Ruth Benedict Prize in the category of "Best Anthology"


Titel: Out in Public
Autoren/Herausgeber: Ellen Lewin, William L. Leap (Hrsg.)
Aus der Reihe: Readings in Engaged Anthropology
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781444310672

Seitenzahl: 384
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Ellen Lewin is Professor of Women's Studies andAnthropology at the University of Iowa. She is the author ofLesbian Mothers: Accounts of Gender in American Culture(Cornell University Press, 1993) and Recognizing Ourselves:Lesbian and Gay Ceremonies of Commitment (Columbia UniversityPress, 1998), and the editor of Inventing Lesbian Cultures inAmerica (Beacon Press, 1996) and of Feminist Anthropology: AReader (Blackwell, 2006). With William L. Leap, she hasco-edited two volumes of essays on lesbian and gay anthropology,Out in the Field: Reflections of Lesbian and GayAnthropologists (University of Illinois Press, 1996) and Outin Theory: The Emergence of Lesbian and Gay Anthropology(University of Illinois Press, 2002).
William Leap is Professor of Anthropology at AmericanUniversity. He is the author of Word's Out: GayMen's English (University of Minnesota Press, 1996), andeditor of Public Sex, Gay Space (Columbia University Press,1999) and co-editor of Speaking in Queer Tongues: Globalizationand Gay Language (University of Illinois Press, 2004). WithEllen Lewin, he has co-edited Out in the Field and Out inTheory. - Newsletter
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