Out in Theory: The Emergence of Lesbian and Gay Anthropology / Edition 1

Out in Theory: The Emergence of Lesbian and Gay Anthropology / Edition 1

by Ellen Lewin
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252070761
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Studying Sexual Subcultures: Excavating the Ethnography of Gay Communities in Urban North America17
2Reading Sexualities across Cultures: Anthropology and Theories of Sexuality69
3"These Natives Can Speak for Themselves": The Development of Gay and Lesbian Community Studies in Anthropology93
4Another Unhappy Marriage? Feminist Anthropology and Lesbian/Gay Studies110
5Studying Lesbian and Gay Languages: Vocabulary, Text-making, and Beyond128
6The Iceman Cometh: Queering the Archaeological Past155
7Bareback Sex, Risk, and Eroticism: Anthropological Themes (Re-)Surfacing in the Post-AIDS Era186
8We're "Not about Gender": The Uses of "Transgender"222
9A Queer Itinerary: Deviant Excursions into Modernities246
10Do We All "Reek of the Commodity"? Consumption and the Erasure of Poverty in Lesbian and Gay Studies264
11Anthropology's Queer Future: Feminist Lessons from Tahiti and Her Islands287
Contributors317
Index321

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