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Conflict Is Not Abuse

Author : Sarah Schulman
ISBN : 1551526433
Genre : History
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Sarah Schulman illuminates the differences between Conflict and Abuse in this revelatory book that addresses the contemporary culture of scapegoating.

The Gentrification Of The Mind

Author : Sarah Schulman
ISBN : 9780520264779
Genre : History
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In this memoir of the AIDS years (1981-1996) in New York, CUNY Professor of English Sarah Schulman recalls how much of the queer culture, cheap rents, and virbrant downtown arts movement vanished almost overnight, replaced by gay conservative spokespeople and mainstream consumerism. Schulman takes us back to her Lower East Side and brings it to life, sharing vivid memories of her avant-garde queer friends and recreating the early years of the AIDS crisis as experienced by a political insider. Interweaving personal reminiscence with analysis, Schulman details her experience as a witness to the loss of a generation's imagination and the consequences of that loss.--From publisher description.

Israel Palestine And The Queer International

Author : Sarah Schulman
ISBN : 9780822353737
Genre : History
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At once a memoir, a call to support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, and an argument for queer solidarity across borders, this book tells the story of how novelist and activist Sarah Schulman's became aware of how issues of the Israeli occupation of Palestine were tied to her own gay and lesbian politics.

Ties That Bind

Author : Sarah Schulman
ISBN : 9781595584809
Genre : Social Science
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Although acceptance of difference is on the rise in America, it’s the rare gay or lesbian person who has not been demeaned because of his or her sexual orientation, and this experience usually starts at home, among family members. Whether they are excluded from family love and approval, expected to accept second-class status for life, ignored by mainstream arts and entertainment, or abandoned when intervention would make all the difference, gay people are routinely subjected to forms of psychological and physical abuse unknown to many straight Americans. “Familial homophobia,” as prizewinning writer and professor Sarah Schulman calls it, is a phenomenon that until now has not had a name but that is very much a part of life for the LGBT community. In the same way that Susan Brownmiller’s Against Our Will transformed our understanding of rape by moving the stigma from the victim to the perpetrator, Schulman’s Ties That Bind calls on us to recognize familial homophobia. She invites us to understand it not as a personal problem but a widespread cultural crisis. She challenges us to take up our responsibilities to intervene without violating families, community, and the state. With devastating examples, Schulman clarifies how abusive treatment of homosexuals at home enables abusive treatment of homosexuals in other relationships as well as in society at large. Ambitious, original, and deeply important, Schulman’s book draws on her own experiences, her research, and her activism to probe this complex issue—still very much with us at the start of the twenty-first century—and to articulate a vision for a more accepting world.

The Cosmopolitans

Author : Sarah Schulman
ISBN : 1558619100
Genre : Fiction
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Two unlikely friends, cast out of their own families, search for understanding in 1950s Bohemian New York City.


Author : Sarah Schulman
ISBN : 0822322641
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Stagestruck: theater, AIDS, and the marketing of gay America.

The Revolution Starts At Home

Author : Ching-In Chen
ISBN : 0896087948
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Breaking a dangerous silence, this highly anticipated collection ?needs to be read by all activists” (Feminist Review).

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