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By Jonathan Goldberg,Michael Moon,Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick,Janet Halley,Andrew Parker

Since queer conception originated within the early Nineteen Nineties, its insights and modes of study were taken up through students around the humanities and social sciences. In After Sex? famous individuals to the improvement of queer experiences supply own reflections at the field’s background, accomplishments, strength, and boundaries. they give thought to the aim of queer thought and the level to which it's or isn't really outlined through its engagement with intercourse and sexuality. for lots of of the individuals, a huge proposal of sexuality is vital to queer idea. whilst, a few of them warning opposed to growing an all-embracing suggestion of queerness, since it empties the time period “queer” of that means and assumes the universality of principles built within the North American academy. a few essays keep in mind the political urgency of the overdue Nineteen Eighties and early Nineteen Nineties, whilst homosexual and lesbian activist and queer conception initiatives converged in accordance with the AIDS trouble. different items exemplify newer tendencies in queer critique, together with the flip to impact and the debates surrounding the “antisocial thesis,” which affiliates queerness with the repudiation of heteronormative sorts of belonging. members speak about queer theory’s engagement with questions of transnationality and globalization, temporality and ancient periodization. Meditating at the earlier and current of queer reviews, After Sex? illuminates its future.

Contributors. Lauren Berlant, Leo Bersani, Michael Cobb, Ann Cvetkovich, Lee Edelman, Richard Thompson Ford, Carla Freccero, Elizabeth Freeman, Jonathan Goldberg, Janet Halley, Neville Hoad, Joseph Litvak, Heather Love, Michael Lucey, Michael Moon, José Esteban Muñoz, Jeff Nunokawa, Andrew Parker, Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Richard Rambuss, Erica Rand, Bethany Schneider, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Kate Thomas

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