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Black Queer FreedomSpaces of Injury and Paths of Desire

Black Queer Freedom: Spaces of Injury and Paths of Desire

GerShun Avilez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043376
eISBN:
9780252052255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043376.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this book, GerShun Avilez argues that queerness, here meaning same-sex desire and gender nonconformity, introduces the threat of injury and that artists throughout the Black diaspora use queer ... More

Black Sexual EconomiesRace and Sex in a Culture of Capital

Black Sexual Economies: Race and Sex in a Culture of Capital

Adrienne D. Davis and BSE Collective (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042645
eISBN:
9780252051494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042645.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book is a compilation of contemporary and previously unpublished scholarship on Black sexualities. The sixteen essays work to untangle the complex mechanisms of dominance and subordination as ... More

Dirty Jokes and Bawdy SongsThe Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman

Dirty Jokes and Bawdy Songs: The Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman

Susan G. Davis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042614
eISBN:
9780252051456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042614.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Born into a poor Jewish family, folklorist Gershon Legman (1917-99) made an independent career for himself in the study of erotic literature and obscene folklore. The book is the first full biography ... More

Funk the EroticTransaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures

Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures

L. H. Stallings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039591
eISBN:
9780252097683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039591.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Funk, this book exclaims, is a multisensory and multidimensional philosophy used in conjunction with the erotic, eroticism, and black erotica. It is the affect that shapes film, performance, sound, ... More

Homeland MaternityUS Security Culture and the New Reproductive Regime

Homeland Maternity: US Security Culture and the New Reproductive Regime

Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042355
eISBN:
9780252051197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042355.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Motherhood in the context of homeland security culture is a site of intense contestation—both a powerful form of currency and a target of unprecedented assault. In this book, I designate the term ... More

Queering the Global Filipina BodyContested Nationalisms in the Filipina/o Diaspora

Queering the Global Filipina Body: Contested Nationalisms in the Filipina/o Diaspora

Gina K. Velasco

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043475
eISBN:
9780252052354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043475.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The “global Filipina body” is a ubiquitous sign of the Philippine nation that represents the exploitation of racialized and gendered Filipina migrant labor in a context of neoliberal globalization ... More

Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!: Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Stephen Amico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038273
eISBN:
9780252096143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038273.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Centered on the musical experiences of homosexual men in St. Petersburg and Moscow, this ground-breaking study examines how post-Soviet popular music both informs and plays off of a corporeal ... More

Sex Tourism in BahiaAmbiguous Entanglements

Sex Tourism in Bahia: Ambiguous Entanglements

Erica Lorraine Williams

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037931
eISBN:
9780252095191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037931.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

For nearly a decade, Brazil has surpassed Thailand as the world's premier sex tourism destination. As the first full-length ethnography of sex tourism in Brazil, this pioneering study treats sex ... More

Strange NaturesFuturity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination

Strange Natures: Futurity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination

Nicole Seymour

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037627
eISBN:
9780252094873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037627.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book investigates the ways in which contemporary queer fictions offer insight on environmental issues through their performance of a specifically queer understanding of nature, the nonhuman, and ... More

Vita SexualisKarl Ulrichs and the Origins of Sexual Science

Vita Sexualis: Karl Ulrichs and the Origins of Sexual Science

Ralph M. Leck

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040009
eISBN:
9780252098185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040009.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Karl Ulrichs' studies of sexual diversity galvanized the burgeoning field of sexual science in the nineteenth century. But in the years since, his groundbreaking activism has overshadowed his ... More

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