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Law's Desire

Sexuality And The Limits Of Justice

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Law's Desire by Carl Stychin
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Law's Desire provides a critical examination of the relationship of law and sexual orientation in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. Law is one of the primary means through which lesbian and gay male sexuality is constructed, monitored and controlled (albeit not necessarily successfully). Carl Stychin exposes the connection through an exploration of key questions of current interest and controversy. He examines the motivations behind legal restrictions and their impact both upon sexual subcultures and dominant society. The book tackles the major areas of controversy that have erupted in the 1980s and the 1990s: public funding restrictions on "homoerotic art"; sodomy laws; the regulation of safe sex educational materials; gay pornography and feminist theory; lesbians and gay men in the American military; sadomasochism and the law; and legal restrictions on the "promotion" of homosexuality. The author concludes with an examination of the challenges posed by the newly emerging queer identities and the likely direction of future struggles. Carl F. Stychin is a Lecturer in Law at Keele University. He has written extensively in the areas of Law and sexuality and Legal history and theory, Educated in Canada and the United States, he served as a law clerk to the Chief Justice of Canada. He is co-editor (with Didi Herman) of Legal Inversions: Lesbians, Gay Men and the Politics of Law. Readership: Gay and Lesbian Studies; Law; Gender Studies.
Release date NZ
October 19th, 1995
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
200
Dimensions
156x234x14
ISBN-13
9780415111263
Product ID
2250028

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