Law's Desire: Sexuality And The Limits Of Justice

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The book provides discussion of the notable anti-gay legislation in Britain, the United States and Canada. The author meshes the experience of homosexuality very nicely with what the law says about homosexuality. The book is far from a dry discussion about pedantic

legal points.

them in a facile manner (The Law and Politics Book Review)

restrictions and their impact on sexual subcultures in dominant society and concludes that law remains a powerful tool in the constitution and regulation of identities, as well as in their oppression (Law & Socal Inquiry)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415111263
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/20/1995
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Identities, Sexualities, and the Postmodern Subject: An Analysis of Funding by the National Endowment for the Arts 11
2 Of Prohibitions and Promotions 38
3 The Porn Wars: Feminism and the Regulation of Gay Male Pornography 55
4 Of Representation and Reality 76
5 Inside and Out of the Military 91
6 Equality Rights, Identity Politics, and the Canadian National Imagination 102
7 Unmanly Diversions: The Construction of the Homosexual Body (Politic) in Law 117
8 Towards a Queer Legal Theory 140
Notes 157
Index 182
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