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Queer Studies: Methodological Approaches“,
A special issue of the Graduate Journal of Social Science, is out now!

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“Queer Studies: Methodological Approaches”
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Volume 5, Issue 2: December 2008

 

Queer Studies: Methodological Approaches

…The content of December 2008 issue follows a certain logic that emerged from submitted papers. The opening article of acclaimed academic Tiina Rosenberg on queer genealogies is followed by the series of papers dealing with issues of self-reflexivity, intersections, dispersion, and accommodations of “queer” to non-Western (English) contexts. The closing articles scrutinise identity and materiality of objects and bodies, to be metaphorically summarised in Judith Halberstam’s article on “non-identification” and “negativity” of “queerness”. [READ MORE…]

Index [PDF]

Editorial
Mia Liinason and Robert Kulpa, Queer Methodologies? pp.1-4 [PDF].

Articles

  • Tiina Rosenberg,
    Locally Queer. A Note on the Feminist Genealogy of Queer Theory, pp.5-18 [
    PDF].
  • Liv Mertz,
    “I am what I am?”? Toward a Sexual Politics of Contingent Foundations, pp.19-34 [
    PDF].
  • Michela Baldo,
    Queer in Italian-North American women writers, pp.35-62 [
    PDF].
  • Maria A. Viteri,
    ‘Latino’ and ‘queer’ as sites of translation: Intersections of ‘race’, ethnicity and sexuality, pp. 63-87 [
    PDF].
  • Elisabeth Enbebretsen,
    Queer ethnography in theory and practice: Reflections on studying sexual globalization and women’s queer activism in Beijing, pp.88-116 [
    PDF].
  • Linn Sandberg,
    The Old, the Ugly and the Queer: thinking old age in relation to queer theory, pp. 117-139 [
    PDF].
  • Judith Halberstam,
    The Anti-Social Turn in Queer Studies, pp. 140-156 [
    PDF].

Book Reviews

  • Della Porta, Donatella and Michael Keating (eds), (2008), Approaches and Methodologies in the Social Sciences. A Pluralist Perspective. Review by Francois Briatte (pp.157-161) [PDF].
  • McGarry, Molly, (2008), Ghosts of Futures Past: Spiritualism and the Cultural Politics of Nineteenth-Century America. Review by Julia DeLeon (pp.162-165) [PDF].
  • Lisa, Rofel, (2007), Desiring China: Experiments in Neoliberalism, Sexuality, and Public Culture. Review by Ben Chia-Hung Lu (pp.166-170) [PDF].
  • Driver, Susan (ed), (2008), Queer Youth Cultures. Review by Mark Carrigan (pp. 171-175) [PDF].
  • Horncastle, Julia, (2008), ‘Queer Bisexuality: Perceptions of Bisexual Existence, distinction and Challenges’ Review by Allison Moore (pp. 176-179) [PDF].

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