By David A. Gerstner

The Routledge overseas Encyclopedia of Queer Culture covers homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (GLBTQ) existence and tradition post-1945, with a powerful foreign method of the subject.

The scope of the paintings is intensely finished, with entries falling into the extensive different types of Dance, schooling, movie, well-being, Homophobia, the net, Literature, song, functionality, and Politics. Slang is usually coated. The overseas members come from a big selection of backgrounds: students, reporters, artists, medical professionals, scientists, legal professionals, activists, and a massive variety of ideologies and issues of view are represented. Major entries supply in-depth info and look at the highbrow and cultural implications in their topics in an international context. details is totally updated, including full assurance and research of such present or ongoing matters as same-sex marriage/civil union and the foreign AIDS epidemic. also, there are vital appendices overlaying overseas sodomy legislation and archival associations, so as to be of serious worth to researchers. The Encyclopedia is absolutely cross-referenced and plenty of entries hold a bibliography. the place possible internet references were given and there's a complete index.

The mix of its large scope, made up our minds overseas assurance and appendices make the Routledge foreign Encyclopedia of Queer Culture a uniquely formidable paintings and a really wealthy resource of data. It is a concern addition for all libraries serving students and scholars with an curiosity in GLBTQ tradition, heritage and politics around the disciplines.

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