The Ashgate Research Companion to Queer Theory
- List of Contributors
- Introduction: The ‘q’ Word - Noreen Giffney
- PART I IDENTITY
- 1 On Being Post-Normal: Heterosexuality after Queer Theory - Calvin Thomas
- 2 Why Five Sexes Are Not Enough - Iain Morland
- 3 ‘The Scholars Formerly Known as …’: Bisexuality, Queerness and Identity Politics - Jonathan Alexander and Karen Yescavage
- 4 The Curious Persistence of Lesbian Studies - Linda Garber
- 5 Making it Like a Drag King:Female-to-Male Masculinity and the Trans Culture of Boyhood - Bobby Noble
- 6 Phenomenology, Embodiment and the Political Efficacy of Contingent Identity Claims - Annabelle Willox
- 7 Queer Posthumanism: Cyborgs, Animals, Monsters, Perverts - Patricia MacCormack
- PART II DISCOURSE
- 8 Queering, Cripping - Todd R. Ramlow
- 9 Generic Definitions: Taxonomies of Identity in AIDS Discourse - Meredith Raimondo
- 10 Rethinking the Place of Queer and the Erotic within Geographies of Sexualities - Jon Binnie
- 11 To ‘Play the Sodomits’: A Query in Five Actions - Garrett P.J. Epp
- 12 Queer, but Classless? - Yvette Taylor
- 13 Queer-in the Sociology of Sport - Jayne Caudwell
- 14 ‘Things That Have the Potential to Go Terribly Wrong’: Homosexuality, Paedophilia and the Kincora Boys’ Home Scandal - Margot Gayle Backus
- PART III NORMATIVITY
- 15 Queer Theory Goes to Taiwan - Song Hwee Lim
- 16 Queer Theory Meets Archaeology: Disrupting Epistemological Privilege and Heteronormativity in Constructing the Past - Thomas A. Dowson
- 17 A Queer Case of Judicial Diversity: Sexuality, Law and Judicial Studies - Leslie J. Moran
- 18 Queerying Lesbian and Gay Psychology's ‘Coming of Age’: Was the Past Just Kids’ Stuff? - Peter Hegarty
- 19 ‘Nothing to Hide … Nothing to Fear’: Discriminatory Surveillance and Queer Visibility in Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Kathryn Conrad
- 20 Biologically Queer - Myra J. Hird
- 21 The New Queer Cartoon - Noreen Giffney
- 22 Post-Queer Considerations - David V. Ruffolo
- PART IV RELATIONALITY
- 23 Intimate Counter-Normativities: A Queer Analysis of Personal Life in the Early Twenty-First Century - Sasha Roseneil
- 24 Queer Middle Ages - Steven F. Kruger
- 25 Smacking My Bitch Up: Queer or What? - Nikki Sullivan
- 26 ‘Quare’ Studies, or (Almost) Everything I Know about Queer Studies I Learned from My Grandmother - E. Patrick Johnson
- 27 ‘A Strange Perversity’: Bringing Out Desire between Women in - Frankenstein - Mair Rigby
- 28 Sex and the Lubricative Ethic - Dinesh Wadiwel
- 29 All Foucault and No Knickers: Assessing Claims for a Queer-Political Erotics - Tamsin Wilton
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