photograph Book Publication - Intersections Between Feminist and Queer Theory

Professor Diane Richardson, Dr Janice McLaughlin and Dr Mark Casey have recently had a paperback edition published of Intersections Between Feminist and Queer Theory by Palgrave Macmillan.

The emergence of queer ideas has unsettled other forms of exploring gender and sexuality, in particular, feminism. In response, feminists have been significant critics of queer ideas. This book, through the contribution of important US and UK writers, explores the debates between feminist and queer theorizing in order to seek out interconnections between the two and identify new directions in thinking about sexuality and gender that may emerge out of and at the interface.

How are questions of cultures and identities being reconfigured? What political communities and strategies are becoming possible and impossible in this context? What kinds of theoretical connections and alliances are being made? In addressing these and other questions the chapter authors explore themes such as: queer or feminist?; the distance between the global and local; bringing material and cultural analysis together; and the general legacy of feminism and queer theory. Now in paperback, the book also includes a new Preface by the editors that highlights the recent changes across feminist and queer studies.

For more information and details of how to purchase this book, visit the Palgrave Macmillan website

Dr Mark Casey
Lecturer in Sociology

Professor Janice McLaughlin
Professor of Sociology

Professor Diane Richardson
Professor of Sociology & Social Policy

published on: 10th May 2012