The Trouble with Normal: Sex, Politics, and the Ethics of Queer Life

The Trouble with Normal: Sex, Politics, and the Ethics of Queer Life

by Michael Warner
     
 

Michael Warner, one of our most brilliant social critics, argues that gay marriage and other moves toward normalcy are bad not just for the gays but for everyone. In place of sexual status quo, Warner offers a vision of true sexual autonomy that will forever change the way we think about sex, shame, and identity.See more details below

Overview

Michael Warner, one of our most brilliant social critics, argues that gay marriage and other moves toward normalcy are bad not just for the gays but for everyone. In place of sexual status quo, Warner offers a vision of true sexual autonomy that will forever change the way we think about sex, shame, and identity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674004412
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
266,033
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter One

The Ethics of Sexual Shame

Chapter Two

What's Wrong with Normal?

Chapter Three

Beyond Gay Marriage

Chapter Four

Zoning Out Sex

Conclusion

The Politics of Shame and HIV Prevention

Notes

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