Modern Homosexualities

Fragments of Lesbian and Gay Experiences

Edited by Ken Plummer

© 1992 – Routledge

304 pages

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Paperback: 9780415064217
pub: 1992-10-29
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About the Book

This book of nineteen original essays by activists and academics documents and analyses the dramatic changes in lesbian and gay experience over the last twenty years. It charts the growth of lesbian and gay studies, and examines key issues around communitites, identities, relationships, sexualities and politics. These essays, edited by a leading author in the field, herald a new confidence and maturity for the growing field of lesbian and gay studies.


`there is good stuff in Modern Homosexualities…Anna Marie Smith manages new and important ideas on queer activism…this book will help sociologists to do Lesbian and Gay studies' - Alan Sinfield, Gay Times.

Table of Contents

Husseyin Tapinc, Stephen Murray, Judith Schuyf, Val Jeness, Peter Davies, Maggie French, Pat Romans, Peter Nardi, Henning Bech, John Hart, Diana Richardson, Anna-Marie Smith, Tim Edwards, Beth Schneider, Barry Adam, Vicki Carter, Bill Thompson, Jason Annets, Peter Tatchell

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General