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Modern Homosexualities : Fragments of Lesbian and Gay Experiences - Ken Plummer

Modern Homosexualities

Fragments of Lesbian and Gay Experiences

By: Ken Plummer (Editor)

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Published: 29th October 1992
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This book of nineteen original essays by activists and academics documents and analyses the dramatic changes in lesbian and gay experience over the last twenty years. It charts the growth of lesbian and gay studies, and examines key issues around communitites, identities, relationships, sexualities and politics. These essays, edited by a leading author in the field, herald a new confidence and maturity for the growing field of lesbian and gay studies.

Preface
Introduction
Gay and Lesbian World Making
Speaking Its Name: the Invention of a Leasbian and Gay Studies
Unmodern Homosexualities?: the Turkish and Meso-American Experience
The Family as a Continuing Obstacle to the Emergence of Modern/Gay Homosexuality in Urban Guatemala, Mexico, Peru and Thailand
The Fear of Exposition: Masculinity, Femininity and Turkish Male Homosexuality
Constructing Communities and Identities
Coming Out: Lesbian Identities and the Categorisation Problem
Male Gay Identities and the Disclosure Problem
The Company of Friends and Lovers: Lesbian Communitites in the Netherlands
Creating New Relationships: Pretending to be Families?
Marriages, Loves and Sexualities
Daring to Pretend: Motherhood and Lesbianism
That's What Friends Are For
A Cocktail of Alarm: Same Sex Couples and Migration to Australia 1985-90
Report From a Rotten State: Marriage and Homosexuality in Denmark
Transcending AIDS: Models of Love, Support and Activism
The AIDS Dialectic
Lesbian Politics and AIDS Work
Sex and Caring Amongst Men: Impacts of AIDS on Gay People
Shifting Sexualities: the Lesbian Case
Constructing Lesbian Sexualities
Resisting the Erasure of Lesbian Sexuality
Making the Future: Radica;ism, Rights and Citizenship in the UK
Abseil Makes the Heart Grow Fonder: Lesbian and Gay Campaigning Tactics and section 28
Dangerous Activisms
Equal Rights for All: Srategies for Lesbian and Gay Equality in Britain
Bibliography
Notes on Contributors
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ISBN: 9780415064217
ISBN-10: 041506421X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 29th October 1992
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 2.57
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1