By Joseph Litvak
Litvak strains the outlines of comedian cosmopolitanism in a chain of performances in movie and theater and earlier than HUAC, performances by way of Jewish artists and intellectuals comparable to 0 Mostel, Judy Holliday, and Abraham Polonsky. even as, via an uncompromising research of labor via informers together with Jerome Robbins, Elia Kazan, and Budd Schulberg, he explains the triumph of a stoolpigeon tradition that also flourishes within the the US of the early twenty-first century.
By James T Sears
By Jack Friedman,Timothy Shah,Thomas Farr
By Terence E. McDonnell
McDonnell argues that those well-designed campaigns are present process “cultural entropy”: the method in which the meant meanings and makes use of of cultural gadgets fracture into substitute meanings, new practices, failed interactions, and blatant overlook. utilizing AIDS media campaigns in Accra, Ghana, as its imperative case learn, the e-book walks readers via best-practice, evidence-based media campaigns that fall absolutely flat. girl condoms are became bracelets, AIDS posters turn into domestic undefined, purple ribbons fade into crimson lower than the sun—to identify a couple of mess ups. those harmful cultural misfires usually are not random. really, McDonnell makes the case that those disruptions are patterned, common, and inevitable—indicative of a broader strategy of cultural entropy.
By Chris Kendall,Wayne Martino
Gendered Outcasts and Sexual Outlaws: Sexual Oppression and Gender Hierarchies in Queer Men’s Lives explores the effect and results of sexual oppression and tool relationships in the homosexual male group. This arguable booklet gains considerate and provocative essays from authors, educators, and activists who problem the stigmatization and problems with strength they face as homosexual males who don’t healthy the masculine mould shaped by way of the homosexual porn and the media. Their poignant phrases display the edge of discovering discrimination and alienation the place least anticipated because the upward push of sexualized hyper-masculinity, racism, and femiphobia between homosexual males has created a necessity to reassess acceptable homosexual male identification and sexuality.
Editors Christopher Kendall and Wayne Martino, who've written approximately and researched the unfavourable part of homosexual male pornography, the hyperlinks among sexism and homophobia, homosexual male suicide, and the effect of masculinity and sexuality on homosexual males, divide the book’s strong essays into sections: The Dynamics of Sex/Gender Oppression and When Gender Harms and Oppression turns into the Norm. the 1st part demanding situations the assumptions that shape the root of homosexual male id. hoping on the paintings of radical feminists and cultural theorists, the authors discover the that means of gender in a society that expects males to behave in line with a masculine idealand punishes them after they don’t. The book’s moment part analyzes the truth of gender oppression brought on by inequality and sexualized gender hierarchies. members talk about what can ensue while homosexual males take heavily the sexual position versions which are provided and what occurs in the event that they dare to reject them.
Gendered Outcasts and Sexual Outlaws examines:
- effeminacy in homosexual men’s lives
- the idealization of the homosexual male body
- straight-acting masculinities and the rejection of the feminine
- narcissism, masculinity, and physique absorption
- racialized masculinity
- the feminization of the Asian homosexual male in homosexual pornography
- homosexual male rape
- family violence
- and lots more and plenty more!
Gendered Outcasts and Sexual Outlaws is an eye-opening second look of what being gay capacity, why being homosexual continues to be thought of socially unacceptable, and the way the homosexual male neighborhood can reply to systemic stigmatization and hate.
By Naisargi N. Dave
Dave argues that activism is a moral perform comprising critique, invention, and relational perform. She investigates the connection among the ethics of activism and the present social norms and prerequisites from which activism emerges. via her research of alternative networks and associations, Dave files how activism oscillates among the opportunity of new social preparations and the questions that come up as soon as the activists' ambitions were accomplished. Queer Activism in India addresses a appropriate and well timed phenomenon and makes an incredible contribution to the anthropology of queer groups, social activities, have an effect on, and ethics.
By Meg Barker,Darren Langdridge
Most social medical paintings on intimate relationships has assumed a monogamous constitution, or has thought of something except monogamy merely within the context of 'infidelity'. but, lately there was a turning out to be curiosity between researchers and the general public in exploring a number of styles of intimacy that contain open non-monogamy. This quantity gathers contributions from lecturers, activists, and practitioners through the international to discover non-monogamous relationships. that includes either empirical and theoretical items, individuals study the heritage and cultural foundation of assorted sorts of non-monogamy, stories of non-monogamous residing, mental understandings of dating styles, language and emotion, the discursive building of mono-normativity in addition to problems with race, category, incapacity, sexuality and gender. This quantity may be of curiosity to teachers and practitioners operating within the social sciences and somebody who's looking larger perception into the intricacies of non-monogamous relationships.
By Deborah Cohler
By Wayne R. Dynes
First released in 1990, The Encyclopedia of Homosexuality brings jointly a suite of remarkable articles that have been, on the time of this book’s unique book, vintage, pioneering, and up to date. jointly, the 2 volumes supply scholarship on female and male homosexuality and bisexuality, and, attaining past questions of actual sexuality, they study the results of homophilia and homophobia on literature, artwork, faith, technological know-how, legislations, philosophy, society, and heritage. some of the writings have been thought of to be arguable, and sometimes contradictory, at the moment, and check with concerns and problems that also exist at the present time.
This quantity includes entries from A-L.