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De-Centering Sexualities : Critical Geographies - Richard Phillips

De-Centering Sexualities

Critical Geographies

By: Richard Phillips (Editor), David Shuttleton (Editor), Diane Watt (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 8th February 2000
ISBN: 9780415194655
Number Of Pages: 320

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This book of critical rural geography breaks new ground by drawing attention to sex and sexualities outside the metropolis. It explores sexualities and sexual experiences in a variety of rural and marginal spaces with international contributions from a wide range of disciplines. These include: literary and cultural studies, lesbian and gay studies, geography, history and law. Among the topics uncovered are:
* a lesbian in rural England
* sexual life in rural Wales
* sexuality in rural South Africa
* scandal in the American South: sex, race and politics
* nature and homosexuality in literature
* Derry/Londonderry as a sexual space
* how 'country folk' are sexualised in popular culture.

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"This creative and well-organized collection of essays is crucial to an understanding of non-urban sexualities and undoubtedly occupies an important place in the area of contemporary cultural geography." The Professional Geographer 2001 ." "The very existence of this highly provocative collection of essays assures more debate and discussion in this fruitful and developing field of study" The Professional Geographer 2001 ."

Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Non-Metropolitan Sexualitiesp. 19
The Production of Gay and the Return of Powerp. 21
Marginality on the Tropicp. 37
Region, Religion and Sexualityp. 49
Margins of the Cityp. 64
Beyond the Metropolisp. 81
Eroticizing the Ruralp. 83
Imagined Geographies and Sexuality Politicsp. 102
The Queer Politics of Gay Pastoralp. 125
Skirting the Marginsp. 147
Deconstructing Metropolitan Modelsp. 163
Marginalization and Resistancep. 165
Remapping Same-Sex Desirep. 182
Getting Your Kicks on Route 66!p. 199
Mapping Decolonization of Male Homoerotic Space in Pacific Canadap. 217
Referencesp. 236
Devolving Sexualitiesp. 239
Devolutionary Desiresp. 241
On the Borders of Allegiancep. 258
Transgression in Glasgowp. 278
Author Indexp. 292
Subject Indexp. 296
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ISBN: 9780415194655
ISBN-10: 0415194652
Series: Critical Geographies
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 8th February 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.63
Edition Number: 1

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