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Corporeal Intentions

Stephen Amico

in Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!: Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038273
eISBN:
9780252096143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038273.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores how male homosexuality is suggested via the presentation of the sexualized male body as object of the gaze—an objectifying gaze placing the male in the position of the ... More


Blind to Sameness

Asia Friedman

in Blind to Sameness: Sexpectations and the Social Construction of Male and Female Bodies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226023465
eISBN:
9780226023779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023779.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on those bodily details that are cognitively filtered out of our perceptions or eliminated through polarizing display practices. It presents evidence that “male” and “female” ... More


Introduction

Asia Friedman

in Blind to Sameness: Sexpectations and the Social Construction of Male and Female Bodies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226023465
eISBN:
9780226023779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023779.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's main argument, namely that when we see sex, some parts of the body are noticed, and others are ignored. In fact, the proportion that is relevant ... More


Epilogue: “Pravo na Schast’e”

Stephen Amico

in Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!: Russian Popular Music and Post-Soviet Homosexuality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038273
eISBN:
9780252096143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038273.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This epilogue reflects on what has changed and what has remained the same with respect to the LGBT landscape in post-Soviet Russia. It begins with a discussion of the death of Igor' Kon, an academic, ... More


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