New PDF release: Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives (Routledge
By Karli June Cerankowski,Megan Milks
What is so radical approximately no longer having intercourse? to reply to this query, this number of essays explores the feminist and queer politics of asexuality. Asexuality is predominantly understood as an orientation describing those who don't event sexual appeal. during this multidisciplinary quantity, the authors extend this definition of asexuality to account for the complexities of gender, race, incapacity, and clinical discourse. jointly, those essays problem the ways that we think gender and sexuality relating to hope and sexual perform. Asexualities provides a serious reevaluation of even the main radical queer theorizations of sexuality. Going past a decision for popularity of asexuality as a sound and legitimate sexual orientation, the authors provide a severe exam of a number of the such a lot basic ways that we categorize and index sexualities, wishes, our bodies, and practices.
As the 1st book-length choice of serious essays ever produced relating to asexuality, this ebook serves as a foundational textual content in a growing to be box of analysis. It additionally goals to reshape the instructions of feminist and queer reports, and to noticeably adjust renowned conceptions of intercourse and hope. together with devices addressing theories of asexual orientation; the politics of asexuality; asexuality in media tradition; masculinity and asexuality; health and wellbeing, incapacity, and medicalization; and asexual literary thought, Asexualities should be of curiosity to students and scholars in sexuality, gender, sociology, cultural reports, incapacity experiences, and media culture.
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Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives (Routledge Research in Gender and Society) by Karli June Cerankowski,Megan Milks