Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World

Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World

Editor(s): Ellen Lewin, William L. Leap

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405191029

Online ISBN: 9781444310689

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310689

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"

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Out in Public: Reflecting on Experience

  2. Part II: Sexual Sameness is not a Self-Evident Terrain

  3. Part III: Unpacking the Engagements between Sexuality and Broader Ideological Positions

  4. Part IV: International and Local Formations of Same-Sex and Transgender Identities

  5. Part V: Sexuality and Neoliberal Citizenship

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