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The Feeling of Kinship: Queer Liberalism and the Racialization of Intimacy

Durham: Duke University Press


Monograph on the historical emergence of “queer liberalism,” the increasing political and economic inclusion of gays and lesbians in the U.S. nation- state and the simultaneous erosion of the legal and political salience of race. Queer liberalism’s material and psychic effects on contemporary structures of family and kinship.