After Queer Theory: The Limits of Sexual Politics by James Penney

By James Penney

After Queer Theory makes the provocative declare that queer idea has run its direction, made out of date by way of the elaboration of its personal common sense inside capitalism. James Penney argues that faraway from signalling the tip of anti-homophobic feedback, even though, the tip of queer provides the social gathering to reconsider the relation among sexuality and politics.

Through a severe go back to Marxism and psychoanalysis (Freud and Lacan), Penney insists that how you can implant sexuality within the box of political antagonism is satirically to desert the exhausted premise of a politicised sexuality.

After Queer Theory argues that it's important to wrest sexuality from the lifeless finish of identification politics, establishing it as much as a common emancipatory fight past the succeed in of capitalism's powers of commodification.

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