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After Queer Theory: The Limits of Sexual Politics by James Penney

By James Penney

After Queer Theory makes the provocative declare that queer conception has run its path, made out of date via the elaboration of its personal common sense inside capitalism. James Penney argues that faraway from signalling the top of anti-homophobic feedback, notwithstanding, the top of queer provides the social gathering to reconsider the relation among sexuality and politics.

Through a severe go back to Marxism and psychoanalysis (Freud and Lacan), Penney insists that the best way to implant sexuality within the box of political antagonism is sarcastically to desert the exhausted premise of a politicised sexuality.

After Queer Theory argues that it is vital to wrest sexuality from the lifeless finish of id politics, starting it as much as a common emancipatory fight past the succeed in of capitalism's powers of commodification.

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