Sexualities and Communication in Everyday Life: A Reader / Edition 1
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Sexualities and Communication in Everyday Life: A Reader / Edition 1

by Karen E. Lovaas
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412914434

ISBN-13: 9781412914437

Pub. Date: 08/03/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Sexualities and Communication in Everyday Life: A Reader is a groundbreaking anthology on the role of communication in the construction and performance of sexualities in interpersonal contexts and in public discourses. Editors Karen E. Lovaas and Mercilee M. Jenkins bring together an interdisciplinary collection which include excerpts from foundational works,

Overview

Sexualities and Communication in Everyday Life: A Reader is a groundbreaking anthology on the role of communication in the construction and performance of sexualities in interpersonal contexts and in public discourses. Editors Karen E. Lovaas and Mercilee M. Jenkins bring together an interdisciplinary collection which include excerpts from foundational works, recent journal articles, and original pieces written specifically for this text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412914437
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/03/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Setting the Stage - Karen E. Lovaas and Mercilee M. Jenkins
Part I: Foundations for Thinking About Sexualities and Communication
1. The Invention of Heterosexuality: The Debut of the Heterosexual - Jonathan Ned Katz
2. Necessary Fictions: Sexual Identities and the Politics of Diversity - Jeffrey Weeks
3. On Judith Butler and Performantivity - Sara Salih
4. "Quare" Studies, or (Almost) Everything I Know About Queer Studies I Learned From My Grandmother [Part I] - E. Patrick Johnson
5. The Use of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power - Audre Lorde
Part II: Performing and Disciplining Sexualities in Interpersonal Contexts
6. Language, Socialization, and Silence in Gay Adolescence - William Leap
7. "Having a Girlfriend Without Knowing It ": Intimate Friendships Among Adolescent Sexual-Minority Women - Lisa M. Diamond
8. Accounts of Sexual Identity Formation in Heterosexual Students - Michele J. Eliason
9. M. Dragonfly: Two-Spirit and the Tafoya Principle of Uncertainty - Terry Tafoya
10. Migrancy and Homodesire - Myron Beasley
11. Performing "I Do ": Wedding, Pornography, and Sex - Elizabeth Bell
12. A Critical Appraisal of Assimiliationist and Radical Ideologies Underlying Same-Sex Marriage in LGBT Communities in the United States - Gust A. Yep, Karen E. Lovaas, and John P. Elia
Part III: Performing and Disciplining Sexualities in Public Discourses
13. Performing the Rhetoric of Science: Dr. Laura's Portrayal of Homosexuality - Paul Turpin
14. Disciplining the Transgendered: Brandon Teena, Public Representation, and Normativity - John M. Sloop
15. "Ah, Yes, I Remember It Well ": Memory and Queer Culture in Will and Grace - Christopher Castiglia and Christopher Reed
16. Living in the Middle: Performances Bi-Men - John T. Warren and Nicholas A. Zoffel
17. "Holly Kowalski ": Sex Across the Curriculum - Jennifer Tuder
18. Queering the (Sacred) Body Politic: Considering the Performative Cultural Politics of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence - Cathy B. Glenn
Part IV: Transforming Sexualities and Communication: Visions and Praxis
19. The Spirituality of Sex and the Sexuality of Spirit: BDSM Erotic Play as Soulwork and Social Critique - Robert G. Westerfelhaus
20. Menopause and Desire, or 452 Positions on Love - Mercilee M. Jenkins
21. "Quare" Studies, or (Almost) Everything I Know About Queer Studies I Learned From My Grandmother [Part II] - E. Patrick Johnson
22. Activism and Identity Through the Word: A Mixed-Race Woman Claims Her Space - Wendy M. Thompson
23. Making Alliances - Gloria E. Anzaldua
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