Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World
Copyright © 2009 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Editor(s): Ellen Lewin, William L. Leap
Published Online: 24 APR 2009
Print ISBN: 9781405191029
Online ISBN: 9781444310689
About this Book
Out in Public addresses, and engages us in, the new and exciting directions in the emerging field of lesbian/gay anthropology. The authors offer a deep conversation about the meaning of sexuality, subjectivity and culture.
- Affirms the importance of recognizing gay and lesbian social issues within the arena of public anthropology
- Explores critical concerns of gay activism in a variety of global settings, from the U.S., the European Union, Singapore, Nigeria, India, Nicaragua, and Guadalajara
- Offers a unique focus on the politics of being gay and lesbian - in cross-cultural perspective
- Deals with broad-ranging issues that affect human sexuality and human rights globally
- Winner of the 2009 Ruth Benedict Prize in the category of "Best Anthology"