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Cruising the Library Perversities in the Organization of Knowledge

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ISBN-10: 0823276368

ISBN-13: 9780823276363

Edition: 2017

Authors: Melissa Adler

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Cruising the Library offers a highly innovative analysis of the history of sexuality and categories of sexual perversion through a critical examination of the Library of Congress and its cataloging practices. Taking the publication of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's Epistemologies of the Closet as emblematic of the Library's inability to account for sexual difference, Melissa Adler embarks upon a detailed critique of how cataloging systems have delimited and proscribed expressions of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, and race in a manner that mirrors psychiatric and sociological attempts to pathologize non-normative sexual practices and civil subjects. Taking up a parallel analysis, Adler utilizes…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 4/3/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.94" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 0.858