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Genealogies of Identity

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Interdisciplinary Readings on Sex and Sexuality
Series: At the Interface / Probing the Boundaries, Volume: 25
Volume Editors: Margaret Sönser Breen and Fiona Peters

Genealogies of Identity examines issues of sex and sexuality across a range of critical and cultural perspectives. The volume considers historically specific discourses of sex and sexuality, their effect within public contexts such as the church and the workplace, and the link of those discourses to understandings of individual identity, citizenship, nation, and human rights. As well, the volume analyses representations of sexuality and desire in art, literature, theatre, and theory – representations that serve both to codify and to subvert social norms and aesthetic and theoretical traditions. Finally and more broadly, the volume attests to the critical importance of inter- and multidisciplinary approaches to understanding constructions of gender, sex, and sexuality. Genealogies of Identity consists of fifteen essays, versions of which were presented at the First Global Conference on Critical Issues in Sexuality, held in Salzburg, Austria, in October 2004.
Copyright Year: 2005

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ISBN: 978-94-012-0190-2
Publication Date: 01 Jan 2005
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ISBN: 978-90-420-1758-0
Publication Date: 01 Jan 2005

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Interdisciplinary Readings on Sex and Sexuality
Volume: 25
Volume Editors: Margaret Sönser Breen and Fiona Peters
Publication Date: 01 Jan 2005
ISBN: 978-94-012-0190-2