Lesbian and Gay Studies

An Introductory, Interdisciplinary Approach

by Sandfort, Theo; Schuyf, Judith; Duyvendak, Jan Willem

Description
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 and enriching field. It offers challenges to more traditional disciplines and requires new forms of thought about the connections between acad

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: July 2000
  • English
  • 9781849208215 / 076195418X
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 29.99 GBP
  • Pages: 256
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Readership: Professional and scholarly
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: edited by Jan Willem Duyvendak ... [et al.].
  • Page size: 24
  • Reference Code: BDZ0002472408