By Jonathan Goldberg,Michael Moon,Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick,Janet Halley,Andrew Parker

ISBN-10: 0822348861

ISBN-13: 9780822348863

ISBN-10: 0822349094

ISBN-13: 9780822349099

Since queer thought originated within the early Nineteen Nineties, its insights and modes of study were taken up by way of students around the humanities and social sciences. In After Sex? popular individuals to the advance of queer stories provide own reflections at the field’s heritage, accomplishments, power, and barriers. they think about the aim of queer concept and the level to which it truly is or isn't really outlined via its engagement with intercourse and sexuality. for lots of of the members, a vast concept of sexuality is key to queer suggestion. whilst, a few of them warning opposed to growing an all-embracing inspiration of queerness, since it empties the time period “queer” of that means and assumes the universality of rules constructed within the North American academy. a few essays remember the political urgency of the past due Eighties and early Nineteen Nineties, whilst homosexual and lesbian activist and queer conception initiatives converged according to the AIDS obstacle. different items exemplify newer developments in queer critique, together with the flip to impact and the debates surrounding the “antisocial thesis,” which affiliates queerness with the repudiation of heteronormative varieties of belonging. individuals speak about queer theory’s engagement with questions of transnationality and globalization, temporality and ancient periodization. Meditating at the earlier and current of queer reports, After Sex? illuminates its future.

Contributors. Lauren Berlant, Leo Bersani, Michael Cobb, Ann Cvetkovich, Lee Edelman, Richard Thompson Ford, Carla Freccero, Elizabeth Freeman, Jonathan Goldberg, Janet Halley, Neville Hoad, Joseph Litvak, Heather Love, Michael Lucey, Michael Moon, José Esteban Muñoz, Jeff Nunokawa, Andrew Parker, Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Richard Rambuss, Erica Rand, Bethany Schneider, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Kate Thomas

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