Modern Homosexualities: Fragments of Lesbian and Gay Experiences

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Ken Plummer
Routledge, Sep 11, 2002 - Social Science - 304 pages
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.
 

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Contents

Gay and lesbian world making
1
The Turkish and Mesoamerican experience
27
Part III CONSTRUCTING COMMUNITIES AND IDENTITIES
51
Pretending to be families?
85
Models of love support and activism
149
The lesbian case
185
Radicalism rights and citizenship in the UK
215
A BRIEF GUIDE TO FURTHER READING
249
BIBLIOGRAPHY
255
NAME INDEX
272
SUBJECT INDEX
276
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