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Finding Out An Introduction to LGBTQ Studies

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ISBN-10: 1506337406

ISBN-13: 9781506337401

Edition: 3rd 2018

Authors: Jonathan F. Alexander, Michelle A. Gibson, Deborah T. Meem

List price: $81.00
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Finding Out, Third Edition introduces readers to lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender-queer (LGBTQ) studies. By combining accessible introductory and explanatory material with primary texts and artifacts, this text/reader explores the development and growth of LGBT identities and the interdisciplinary nature of sexuality studies. The third edition has been thoroughly updated to include recent and relevant legal, political, and culture developments such as the ongoing national debates surrounding marriage equality, along with new primary source readings and photos. Expanded topical discussion of important issues in LGBT studies such as trans identity and issues of race and class makes Finding…    
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Book details

List price: $81.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/27/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

Jonathan Alexander is Associate Professor of English and Campus Writing Coordinator at the University of California, Irvine. His work focuses primarily on the use of emerging communications technologies in the teaching of writing and in shifting conceptions of what writing, composing, and authoring mean. Jonathan also works at the intersection of the fields of writing studies and sexuality studies, where he explores what discursive theories of sexuality have to teach us about literacy and literate practice in pluralistic democracies. He is twice the recipient of the Ellen Nold Award for Best Articles in the field of Computers and Composition Studies. His books include Literacy, Sexuality,…    

Michelle A. Gibson is the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Women's Studies at the University of Cincinnati. She received her Ph.D. in 1993 from Ohio University, where her areas of study were American Literature, Composition Research and Pedagogy, and Creative Writing. Her scholarship has continued in all three of these areas. Her most recent writing applies queer and postmodern identity theories to pedagogical practice and popular culture. She also continues to write and publish poetry. With Jonathan Alexander, she edited QP: Queer Poetry, an online poetry journal, and she and Alexander also edited a strain of JAC: Journal of Advanced Composition entitled "Queer…    

Deborah T. Meem is professor and head of the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Cincinnati. Her academic specialties are Victorian literature, lesbian studies, and the nineteenth-century woman's novel. She earned a PhD from Stony Brook University in 1985. Her work has appeared in Journal of the History of Sexuality, Feminist Teacher, Studies in Popular Culture, and elsewhere. She has edited three works by Victorian novelist and journalist Eliza Lynn Linton: The Rebel of the Family (Broadview, 2002), Realities (Valancourt, 2010), and The Autobiography of Christopher Kirkland (Victorian Secrets, 2011). With Michelle Gibson, she has coedited Femme/Butch:…