Academic Outlaws: Queer Theory and Cultural Studies in the Academy / Edition 1

Academic Outlaws: Queer Theory and Cultural Studies in the Academy / Edition 1

by William G. Tierney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761906835

ISBN-13: 9780761906834

Pub. Date: 01/16/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Scholarly yet provocatively written, Academic Outlaws presents a discussion of how life in the academic world is experienced by gay men and lesbian women. Using a narrative style that mixes autobiography, case study data and fiction, William G Tierney provides timely insight into the challenges gays and lesbians face in higher education and proposes an alternative

Overview

Scholarly yet provocatively written, Academic Outlaws presents a discussion of how life in the academic world is experienced by gay men and lesbian women. Using a narrative style that mixes autobiography, case study data and fiction, William G Tierney provides timely insight into the challenges gays and lesbians face in higher education and proposes an alternative process for redefining long-established cultural norms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761906834
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/16/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Setting the Record 'Straight'
PART ONE: THEORETICAL INTERSECTIONS OF CULTURAL STUDIES AND QUEER THEORY
A Cartography of Culture
Queer Theory as Cultural Politics
Dining at the Table of the Norm
A World of Five-Second Comments
PART TWO: ACADEMIC PORTRAITS AND STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE
Counterfeiting
The Academic Closet
Ashes
Queering the Academy
Structure and Change
Looking Back, Looking Forward

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