Geographies of Sexualities: Theory, Practices and Politics

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Routledge, Mar 2, 2017 - Social Science - 278 pages
Recent years have seen a dramatic upsurge of interest in the connections between sexualities, space and place. Drawing established and 'founding' figures of the field together with emerging authors, this innovative volume offers a broad, interdisciplinary and international overview of the geographies of sexualities. Incorporating a discussion of queer geographies, Geographies of Sexualities engages with cutting edge agendas and challenges the orthodoxies within geography regarding spatialities and sexualities. It contains original and previously unpublished material that spans the often separated areas of theory, practices and politics. This innovative volume offers a trans-disciplinary engagement with the spatialities of sexualities, intersecting discussions of sexualities with issues such as development, race, gender and other forms of social difference.

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Contents

List of Figures
Pasts Prospects
HealthSexualityGeography
Queer Critique and the Politics of Affect
Re
Fucking Geography Again
Queer Mixed Race? Interrogating Homonormativity through Thai
Deploying and Deploring
Negotiating Boundaries through Time
Can the Straight
Queer Muslim Diasporic Identities
AIDS and the Queer Politics of Future Negation
Autonomy Affinity and Play in the Spaces of Radical Queer
Counting on Queer Geography
Bibliography
Index

The Queer Unwanted and Their Undesirable Otherness

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Kath Browne is Lecturer in the School of the Environment, University of Brighton, UK. Jason Lim is Lecturer in Geography at the University of Brighton, UK and Gavin Brown is at University of Leicester, UK

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