Academic Outlaws: Queer Theory and Cultural Studies in the Academy

Academic Outlaws: Queer Theory and Cultural Studies in the Academy

By: William G. Tierney (author)Hardback

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Scholarly yet provocatively written, Academic Outlaws presents a discussion of how life in the academic world is experienced by gay men and lesbian women. Using a narrative style that mixes autobiography, case study data and fiction, William G Tierney provides timely insight into the challenges gays and lesbians face in higher education and proposes an alternative process for redefining long-established cultural norms.

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Dr. William Tierney is University Professor and Wilbur-Kieffer Professor of Higher Education here at Rossier and the Director of the Pullias Center for Higher Education. He is an expert on higher education policy analysis, governance, and administration


Introduction Setting the Record 'Straight' PART ONE: THEORETICAL INTERSECTIONS OF CULTURAL STUDIES AND QUEER THEORY A Cartography of Culture Queer Theory as Cultural Politics Dining at the Table of the Norm A World of Five-Second Comments PART TWO: ACADEMIC PORTRAITS AND STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE Counterfeiting The Academic Closet Ashes Queering the Academy Structure and Change Looking Back, Looking Forward

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/03/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780761906827
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 186
  • ID: 9780761906827
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 0761906827

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