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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780252070761
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 344
  • Sales rank: 983,629
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
1 Studying Sexual Subcultures: Excavating the Ethnography of Gay Communities in Urban North America 17
2 Reading Sexualities across Cultures: Anthropology and Theories of Sexuality 69
3 "These Natives Can Speak for Themselves": The Development of Gay and Lesbian Community Studies in Anthropology 93
4 Another Unhappy Marriage? Feminist Anthropology and Lesbian/Gay Studies 110
5 Studying Lesbian and Gay Languages: Vocabulary, Text-making, and Beyond 128
6 The Iceman Cometh: Queering the Archaeological Past 155
7 Bareback Sex, Risk, and Eroticism: Anthropological Themes (Re-)Surfacing in the Post-AIDS Era 186
8 We're "Not about Gender": The Uses of "Transgender" 222
9 A Queer Itinerary: Deviant Excursions into Modernities 246
10 Do We All "Reek of the Commodity"? Consumption and the Erasure of Poverty in Lesbian and Gay Studies 264
11 Anthropology's Queer Future: Feminist Lessons from Tahiti and Her Islands 287
Contributors 317
Index 321
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