Lesbian Studies by Tamsin Wilton
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Lesbian Studies
By Tamsin Wilton

A Lesbian Studies

Setting an Agenda

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Lesbian Studies by Tamsin Wilton

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Neither women's studies nor lesbian and gay studies offers an adequate theoretical or political base for lesbian scholarship. Lesbian Studies: Setting and Agenda aim to promote lesbian studies as an academic and political approach to both gender and the erotic, and to clarify the damaging influence of heterosexism across a range of disciplines. Drawing on feminism and queer theory, Tamsin Wilton argues that 'lesbian' is a theoretical position which must be widely available in order to challenge the dominance of the heterosexual perspective. Engaging with theoretical and political debates, the book moves beyond its role of setting an agenda for lesbian studies into a wider role as resource and catalysts for anyone interested in gender and the erotic.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415086561
ISBN-10: 0415086566
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 21mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Immortal, Invisible by Tamsin Wilton Immortal, Invisible, Paperback (January 1995)

Leading film-makers, academics and activists discuss films by, for and about lesbians and queer women. Topics include the practice of lesbian and queer film-making, and the pleasures and problems of lesbian spectatorship, both in mainstream Hollywood films and in independent cinema.

AIDS by Tamsin Wilton AIDS, Paperback (July 1994)

Presents an overview of the important issues raised for feminist theory and practice by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and outlines the direction in which feminist debates about the subject are developing. The essays discuss medical issues; the social and political impact of HIV/AIDS on women and more.

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