Long Slow Burn: Sexuality and Social Science - Sexuality and Social Science - Kath Weston (1998)
ISBN 9780415920445
Genre LGBT Studies, General Works
Subject Homosexuality; Lesbianism; Sex role - Philosophy; Gay and lesbian studies; Ethnology - Research; Sociology - Research
Publisher Routledge
Publication Date 7/27/1998
Format Paperback (229 x 153 mm)
Language eng
Plot
Kath Weston's powerful collection of essays, Long, Slow Burn, challenges the preconception that queer studies is the brainchild of the humanities and argues that social science has been talking about sex all along. To deny this one would have to overlook Kinsey's pioneering sex research in the 1950s, or the psychiatrist Evelyn Hooker's pathbreaking study of homosexuality, but also in the "sex talk" that lies at the heart of classic debates on kinship, inequality, cognition, and other foundational topics in the social sciences. What is different now, Weston claims, is the way sexuality has been isolated from other contemporary issues. Not content with its ghettoization as a contained subfield, Weston refuses to draw an artificial line around sexuality.
Personal Details
Collection Status In Collection
Index 479
Rating 0
Read It Yes
Links Amazon US
Barnes & Noble
Product Details
LoC Classification HQ76.25.W475 1998
Dewey 306.76/6
Cover Price $29.95
No. of Pages 288