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Norm-Struggles: Sexualities in Contentions
Göteborgs universitet.
Linköping University, Department of Social and Welfare Studies. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-5296-6275
2010 (English)Collection (editor) (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Norm-Struggles explores and challenges normativity in general and heteronormativity in particular. A common trait in all chapters is the focus on contradictions, changes, disruptions and uncertainties that follow with different norms and structuring forces. The authors discuss and explore how norms are produced, and reproduced but also disrupted, subverted and changed. The chapters are based on observations from different settings such as preschools, schools, universities, factories, social welfare, popular culture, passanger ships, and the fire service. They are also based on observations from different countries; Lithuania, Canada, USA, Sweden, Finland, and Great Britain. The book presents studies of media, policies, machines, organisations, academic sexual theory, and the ongoing constructions of nations and nationalities.

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Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing , 2010, 1. , 235 p.
Keyword [en]
Queer theory, heteronormativity, working life, education
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Gender Studies
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-63993ISBN: 1-4438-1975-1ISBN: 978-1-4438-1975-6OAI: diva2:384753
Den självklara heterosexualiteten - skola och lärarutbildning som plats för genus- och sexualitetskonstruktion
Available from: 2011-01-10 Created: 2011-01-10 Last updated: 2016-09-05Bibliographically approved

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