Vidal-Ortiz, Salvador

Race and sexuality / Salvador Vidal-Ortiz, Brandon Andrew Robinson and Cristina Khan - Cambridge : Polity Press, 2018 - VI, 191 p. ; 22 cm.



AcknowledgmentsIntroductionPART I: DISCOURSES OF RACE/SEXUALITYChapter 1: Two Systems Operating SynchronouslyChapter 2: Race and Sexualities in Everyday LifeSpolight 2.1 Racialized Sexualities and the Down Low PART II: TRANSNATIONAL, LOCAL AND GLOBAL SEXUAL/RACED MESSAGESChapter 3: Racialized Sexualization in Transnational Human RightsSpotlight 3.1 Contradictions and Advancements in Colombia: Some ContextChapter 4: Racing Sex WorkSpotlight 4.1 Racialized Embodiments, Differential TreatmentChapter 5: Sexualizing ImmigrationSpotlight 5.1 - Clare Sears Arresting Dress: StereotypesInfluencing PolicyConclusion: Racialized Sexualities - On Experience, Policy, and ScholarshipBibliographyIndex

The connections between race and sexuality are constant in our lives, however race and sexuality are not often linked together in productive, analytical ways. This illuminating book delves into the interrelation of race and sexuality as inseparable elements of our identities and social lives. The authors approach the study of race and sexuality through an interdisciplinary lens, focusing on power, social arrangements and hierarchies, and the production of social difference. Through their analysis, the authors map the historical, discursive, and structural manifestations of race and sexuality, noting the everyday effects that the intersections of these categories have on people's lived experiences. With both US-based and transnational cases, this book presents an empirical grounding for understanding how race and sexuality are mutually constitutive categories. Providing a comprehensive overview of racialized sexualities, Race and Sexuality is an essential text for any advanced course on race, sexuality, and intersectionality.


Conducta sexual
Identidad étnica
Sexual orientation.

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