Lesbian and gay studies : an introductory, interdisciplinary approach / edited by Theo Sandfort [and others].

This timely book seeks to demonstrate the coherence of lesbian and gay studies. It introduces the reader to the principal inter-disciplinary approaches in the field and critically assesses their strengths and weaknesses whilst asking: What is lesbian and gay studies? When did it emerge? And what are...

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Other Authors: Sandfort, Theo, 1953-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2000.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:This timely book seeks to demonstrate the coherence of lesbian and gay studies. It introduces the reader to the principal inter-disciplinary approaches in the field and critically assesses their strengths and weaknesses whilst asking: What is lesbian and gay studies? When did it emerge? And what are its achievements and research agenda? The gay and lesbian movement has emerged as a major political and cultural force. It poses a series of far reaching questions about the organization of identity, the operation of power and the limits of tolerance. Lesbian and Gay Studies has emerged as a vital.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xi, 236 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781849208215
1849208212
9781446217450
1446217450
9786612337161
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9781282337169
0761954171
9780761954170