Working Class Lesbian Life: Classed Outsiders

Hardcover | August 15, 2007

byYvette Taylor

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Exploring the relationship between class, sexuality and social exclusion, this is an original study of women who identify themselves as working-class and lesbian, highlighting the significance of class and sexuality in their biographies, everyday lives and identities. It provides insight into the experiences of self-identified working-class lesbians and offers a timely critique of queer theory and an empirical interrogation of the embodied, spatial and material intersection of class and sexuality.

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Exploring the relationship between class, sexuality and social exclusion, this is an original study of women who identify themselves as working-class and lesbian, highlighting the significance of class and sexuality in their biographies, everyday lives and identities. It provides insight into the experiences of self-identified working-...

YVETTE TAYLOR is Lecturer in Sociology, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, University of Newcastle, UK where she teaches on the intersection between class, gender and sexuality.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.62 × 5.76 × 0.71 inPublished:August 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230008712

ISBN - 13:9780230008717

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Table of Contents

Reviewing the Literature - An Introduction * Class and How to Get It * Close Encounters of the Classed Kind * What Now? * Negotiation and Navigation - Emotional Maps * Scene Space - Inclusions and Exclusions * The Ties That Bind * Conclusion: Knocking-Off * Bibliography * Index