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Academic Outlaws
Queer Theory and Cultural Studies in the Academy


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Gay & Lesbian Studies

March 1997 | 216 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Scholarly yet provocatively written, Academic Outlaws presents a discussion of how life in the academic world is experienced by gay men and lesbian women. Using a narrative style that mixes autobiography, case study data and fiction, William G Tierney provides timely insight into the challenges gays and lesbians face in higher education and proposes an alternative process for redefining long-established cultural norms.
 
Introduction
Setting the Record `Straight'  
 
PART ONE: THEORETICAL INTERSECTIONS OF CULTURAL STUDIES AND QUEER THEORY
 
A Cartography of Culture
 
Queer Theory as Cultural Politics
 
Dining at the Table of the Norm
 
A World of Five-Second Comments
 
PART TWO: ACADEMIC PORTRAITS AND STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE
 
Counterfeiting
The Academic Closet  
 
Ashes
 
Queering the Academy
Structure and Change  
 
Looking Back, Looking Forward

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