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The Resource Sex and disability, Robert McRuer and Anna Mollow, editors

Sex and disability, Robert McRuer and Anna Mollow, editors

Label
Sex and disability
Title
Sex and disability
Statement of responsibility
Robert McRuer and Anna Mollow, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The title of this collection of essays, Sex and Disability, unites two terms that the popular imagination often regards as incongruous. The major texts in sexuality studies, including queer theory, rarely mention disability, and foundational texts in disability studies do not discuss sex in much detail. What if "sex" and "disability" were understood as intimately related concepts? And what if disabled people were seen as both subjects and objects of a range of erotic desires and practices? These are among the questions that this collection's contributors engage. From multiple perspectives - including literary analysis, ethnography, and autobiography - they consider how sex and disability come together and how disabled people negotiate sex and sexual identities in ableist and heteronormative culture. Queering disability studies, while also expanding the purview of queer and sexuality studies, these essays shake up notions about who and what is sexy and sexualizable, what counts as sex, and what desire is. At the same time, they challenge conceptions of disability in the dominant culture, queer studies, and disability studies."--Pub. desc
Cataloging source
NcD/DLC
Dewey number
306.7087
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ30.5
LC item number
.S46 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McRuer, Robert
  • Mollow, Anna
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • People with disabilities
  • Sociology of disability
  • Sex (Psychology)
  • Disability studies
  • Disabled Persons
  • Sexuality
Label
Sex and disability, Robert McRuer and Anna Mollow, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A sexual culture for disabled people / Tobin Siebers -- Bridging theory and experience : a critical-interpretive ethnography of sexuality and disability / Russell Shuttleworth -- The sexualized body of the child : parents and the politics of "voluntary" sterilization of people labeled intellectually disabled / Michel Desjardins -- Dismembering the lynch mob : intersecting narratives of disability, race, and sexual menace / Michelle Jarman -- "That cruel spectacle" : the extraordinary body eroticized in Lucas Malet's The History of Sir Richard Calmady / Rachel O'Connell -- Pregnant men : modernism, disability, and biofuturity / Michael Davidson -- Touching histories : personality, disability, and sex in the 1930s / David Serlin -- Leading with your head : on the borders of disability, sexuality, and the nation / Nicole Markotic and Robert McRuer -- Normate sex and its discontents / Abby L. Wilkerson -- I'm not the man I used to be : Sex, HIV, and cultural "responsibility" / Chris Bell -- Golem girl gets lucky / Riva Lehrer -- Fingered / Lezlie Frye -- Sex as "Spock" : autism, sexuality, and autobiographical narrative / Rachael Groner -- Is sex disability? : queer theory and the disability drive / Anna Mollow -- An excess of sex : sex addiction as disability / Lennard J. Davis -- Desire and disgust : my ambivalent adventures in devoteeism / Alison Kafer -- Hearing aid lovers, pretenders, and deaf wannabes : the fetishizing of hearing / Kristen Harmon
Control code
741103630
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 417 pages
Isbn
9780822351542
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011027507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)741103630
Label
Sex and disability, Robert McRuer and Anna Mollow, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A sexual culture for disabled people / Tobin Siebers -- Bridging theory and experience : a critical-interpretive ethnography of sexuality and disability / Russell Shuttleworth -- The sexualized body of the child : parents and the politics of "voluntary" sterilization of people labeled intellectually disabled / Michel Desjardins -- Dismembering the lynch mob : intersecting narratives of disability, race, and sexual menace / Michelle Jarman -- "That cruel spectacle" : the extraordinary body eroticized in Lucas Malet's The History of Sir Richard Calmady / Rachel O'Connell -- Pregnant men : modernism, disability, and biofuturity / Michael Davidson -- Touching histories : personality, disability, and sex in the 1930s / David Serlin -- Leading with your head : on the borders of disability, sexuality, and the nation / Nicole Markotic and Robert McRuer -- Normate sex and its discontents / Abby L. Wilkerson -- I'm not the man I used to be : Sex, HIV, and cultural "responsibility" / Chris Bell -- Golem girl gets lucky / Riva Lehrer -- Fingered / Lezlie Frye -- Sex as "Spock" : autism, sexuality, and autobiographical narrative / Rachael Groner -- Is sex disability? : queer theory and the disability drive / Anna Mollow -- An excess of sex : sex addiction as disability / Lennard J. Davis -- Desire and disgust : my ambivalent adventures in devoteeism / Alison Kafer -- Hearing aid lovers, pretenders, and deaf wannabes : the fetishizing of hearing / Kristen Harmon
Control code
741103630
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 417 pages
Isbn
9780822351542
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011027507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)741103630

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