By George E. Haggerty, Molly McGarry
A better half to Lesbian, homosexual, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer stories is the 1st unmarried quantity survey of present discussions occurring during this speedily constructing region of research. spotting the multidisciplinary nature of the sphere, the editors assemble new essays via a world group of confirmed and rising students Addresses the politics, economics, heritage, and cultural effect of sexuality Engages the way forward for queer stories via asking what sexuality stands for, what paintings it does, and the way it maintains to constitution discussions in quite a few educational disciplines in addition to modern politics
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A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies (Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies) by George E. Haggerty, Molly McGarry