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Playing with fire : queer politics, queer theories

Shane Phelan
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Phelan as mentioned in this paper argued that the self in radical lesbian feminist theory is critical and critically queer, and argued that lesbians and mestizas: appropriation and equivalence are equivalent.
Abstract
Introduction/Shane Phelan -- Critically queer/Judith Butler -- True or false: the self in radical lesbian feminist theory/Cynthia Burack -- Dichotomies and displacement: bisexuality in queer theory and politics/Stacey Young -- Lesbians and mestizas: appropriation and equivalence/Shane Phelan -- Somewhere over the rainbow: queer translating/Angelia R. Wilson -- The centering of right-wing extremism through the construction of an "inclusionary" homophobia and racism/Anna Marie Smith -- Community, rights talk, and the communitarian dissent in Bowers v. Hardwick/Gordon A. Babst -- Essentialism and the political articulation of identity/Gary Lehring -- Intimacy and equality: the question of lesbian and gay marriage/Morris B. Kaplan -- Politics, practices, publics: identity and queer rights/Paisley Currah -- Queer problems, straight solutions: the limits of a politics of "official recognition"/Lisa Bower.

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