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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Contributors

Editor(s):
Kerry H. Robinson
University of Western Sydney



Cristyn Davies
The University of Sydney





Contributor(s):
Associate Professor Kate Crawford
University of New South Wales
Australia


Dr. Katrina Schlunke
University of Technology Sydney
Australia


Professor Bronwyn Davies
University of Melbourne
Australia


Dr. Robert Payne
The American University of Paris
France


Associate Professor Susanne Gannon
University of Western Sydney
Australia


Cristyn Davies
The University of Sydney
Australia


Associate Professor Kerry Robinson
University of Western Sydney
Australia


Dr. Melissa Hardie
The University of Sydney
Australia


Dr. Kane Race
The University of Sydney
Australia


Dr. Aleardo Zanghellini
University of Reading
UK


Dr. Peter Bansel
University of Western Sydney
Australia


Dr. Kellie Burns
The University of Sydney
Australia


Dr. Elizabeth Stephens
University of Queensland
Australia


Professor Judith Halberstam
University of Southern California
USA


Associate Professor Sue Saltmarsh
Australian Catholic University
Australia




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