McKenzie Wark takes readers into the undisclosed locations of New York's thriving queer rave scene, showing how raving to techno is an art and technique at which queer and trans bodies might be particularly adept, but which is for anyone who lets the beat seduce them.
Donna J. Haraway refigures our current epoch, moving away from the Anthropocene toward the Chthulucene: an epoch in which we stay with the trouble... Læs mere
Showing how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist, Sara Ahmed highlights the ties between feminist theory and living a... Læs mere
Proposes "low theory" as a means of recovering ways of being and forms of knowledge not legitimized by existing systems and institutions
Advances earlier studies on medicine's social diversity and regional variations to expose significant differences in the presumptions and decisions that affect patients' lives, and marks a dramatic development in both the study of medicine and in science studies generally.
Theorizes the political agency of things and natural phenomena-such as trash, food, weather, and electricity-to examine how non-human elements exert force on human politics and social relations.
A theoretical physicist and feminist theorist, Karen Barad elaborates her theory of agential realism, a schema that is at once a new epistemology, ontology, and ethics.
This provocative cultural critique of the imperative to be happy draws on the work of feminist, black, and queer critics showing how happiness is used to justify social oppression.
Marlon B. Ross explores the figure of the sissy as central to how Americans have imagined, articulated, and negotiated black masculinity from the 1880s to the present.
Presents an argument for attention to various dimensions of everyday life and the potential that animates the ordinary. This book shows how ordinary impacts create the subject as a... Læs mere
Jack Halberstam offers an alternative history of sexuality by tracing the ways in which the wild-a space located beyond normative borders of sexuality-offers sources of opposition to knowing and being that transgress Euro-American notions of the modern subject.
Sara R. Farris examines the calls for gender equality from an unlikely collection of European right-wing nationalist political parties,... Læs mere