Chapter 4. The Personal Isn't Always Political

  1. Ellen Lewin professor2 and
  2. William L. Leap professor3
  1. Karen Brodkin

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310689.ch4

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

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

How to Cite

Brodkin, K. (2009) The Personal Isn't Always Political, in Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World (eds E. Lewin and W. L. Leap), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310689.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Iowa, USA

  2. 3

    American University, USA

Author Information

  1. UCLA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191029

Online ISBN: 9781444310689

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Keywords:

  • sexual sameness, not self-evident terrain;
  • personal, not always political;
  • Douglas, a food service worker at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX);
  • Coming of Age in Mississippi;
  • John Delloro, community organizer for SEIU's hospital campaign

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Work of Narratives

  • Sexuality and Silence

  • References