Editors: Kerry H. Robinson, Cristyn Davies

Queer and Subjugated Knowledges: Generating Subversive Imaginaries

Volume 4

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ISSN: 2210-2833 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-617-0 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-339-1 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2012
DOI: 10.2174/97816080533911120101

Introduction

Queer and Subjugated Knowledges: Generating Subversive Imaginaries makes an invaluable contribution to gender and sexuality studies, engaging with queer theory to reconceptualize everyday interactions. The scholars in this book respond to J. Halberstam’s call to engage in alternative imaginings to reconceptualize forms of being, the production of knowledge, and envisage a world with different sites for justice and injustice. The recent work of cultural theorist, Judith Halberstam, makes new investments in the notion of the counter-hegemonic, the subversive and the alternative. For Halberstam, the alternative resides in a creative engagement with subjugated histories, an ecstatic investment in the subcultural and a defiant refusal of a dominant model of theory. Working across Rhetoric and Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Performance Studies, Television and Media Studies, Animation, Sociology, History, Social Policy, Childhood Studies, Education, and Cultural Geography, this unique interdisciplinary text aimed at academics, undergraduate and postgraduate students provides challenging new frameworks for generating knowledge.

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Foreword

- Pp. i-ii (2)
J. HALBERSTAM
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Preface

- Pp. iii-vii (5)
BRONWYN DAVIES
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List of Contributors

- Pp. viii-ix (2)
BRONWYN DAVIES
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Introduction

- Pp. 1-8 (8)
KERRY H. ROBINSON and CRISTYN DAVIES

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LOSING HOPE, FINDING NEMO AND DREAMING OF ALTERNATIVES

- Pp. 9-22 (14)
Judith Jack Halberstam

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IMAGINING OTHERWISE: PERFORMANCE ART AS QUEER TIME AND SPACE

- Pp. 23-55 (33)
Cristyn Davies

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LESBIAN MOTHERS, TWO-HEADED MONSTERS AND THE TELEVISUAL MACHINE

- Pp. 56-81 (26)
Kellie Burns

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GRID FAILURE: METAPHORS OF SUBCULTURAL TIME AND SPACE

- Pp. 82-109 (28)
Robert Payne

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CHILDHOOD AS A ‘QUEER TIME AND SPACE’: ALTERNATIVE IMAGININGS OF NORMATIVE MARKERS OF GENDERED LIVES

- Pp. 110-139 (30)
Kerry H. Robinson

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REANIMATING ADULTHOOD

- Pp. 140-167 (28)
Kerry H. Robinson and Kate Crawford

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QUEERING HIGH SCHOOL AT SUMMER HEIGHTS

- Pp. 168-191 (24)
Susanne Gannon

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GAY INTIMACY, YAOI AND THE ETHICS OF CARE

- Pp. 192-221 (30)
Aleardo Zanghellini

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Acknowledgements

- Pp. 222
Kerry H. Robinson and Cristyn Davies
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Biographical Information

- Pp. 223-226 (4)
Kerry H. Robinson, Cristyn Davies and CRISTYN DAVIES

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Index

- Pp. 227-229 (3)
Kerry H. Robinson, Cristyn Davies and CRISTYN DAVIES
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