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Barker, Meg-John & Scheele, Jules: Queer: A Graphic History

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'Queer: A Graphic History Could Totally Change the Way You Think About Sex and Gender' Vice

Activist-academic Meg-John Barker and cartoonist Julia Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel.

From identity politics and gender roles to privilege and exclusion, Queer explores how we came to view sex, gender and sexuality in the ways that we do; how these ideas get tangled up with our culture and our understanding of biology, psychology and sexology; and how these views have been disputed and challenged.

Along the way we look at key landmarks which shift our perspective of what's 'normal' - Alfred Kinsey's view of sexuality as a spectrum, Judith Butler's view of gendered behaviour as a performance, the play Wicked, or moments in Casino Royale when we're invited to view James Bond with the kind of desiring gaze usually directed at female bodies in mainstream media.

Presented in a brilliantly engaging and witty style, this is a unique portrait of the universe of queer thinking.Barker and Scheele invite you to question the status quo and to start seeing things more queerly.

ISBN: 9781785780714
Versandbereit innert 48 Stunden
Fr. 18.50
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Verlag Faber & Faber
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2016
Seitenangabe 176 S.
Meldetext Versandbereit innert 48 Stunden
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Abbildungen s/w. Abb.
Masse H25.4 cm x B17.7 cm x D1.2 cm 538 g
Coverlag Icon Books Ltd (Imprint/Brand)
Reihe Introducing...
Autor*in Barker, Meg-John / Scheele, Jules
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