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Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production

Lisa Henderson


This book argues that we can't understand contemporary queer cultures without looking through the lens of social class. Resisting old divisions between culture and economy, identity and privilege, left and queer, recognition and redistribution, the book offers supple approaches to capturing class experience and class form in and around queerness. Contrary to familiar dismissals, not every queer television or movie character is like Will Truman on Will and Grace—rich, white, healthy, professional, detached from politics, community, and sex. Through ethnographic encounters with readers and cultu ... More

Keywords: queer cultures, queerness, class, queer class voice, gender, race, queer class fantasy, queer life

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780814790571
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814790571.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lisa Henderson, author