Re-Orienting Law and Sexuality

Cleveland State Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2000

13 Pages Posted: 16 Jul 2009  

Ratna Kapur

School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

Tayyab Mahmud

Seattle University School of Law - Center for Global Justice

Date Written: 2000

Abstract

This forward to a symposium issue of the law review maps the terrain of legal regulation of sexuality. It locates sexuality within a matrix of power, knowledge, and resistance and the question of regulation of sexuality is approached from the perspective of the sexually marginalized subject -- the sexual subaltern. It briefly reviews the contributions to the symposium and forwards a research agenda about questions of theory and praxis related to the production and regulation of sexual subjects.

Keywords: Sexuality, law, subaltern, identity, critical theory

JEL Classification: J7, J68, J71, K1

Suggested Citation

Kapur, Ratna and Mahmud, Tayyab, Re-Orienting Law and Sexuality (2000). Cleveland State Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2000. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1434492

Ratna Kapur

School of Law, Queen Mary University of London ( email )

Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS
United Kingdom

Tayyab Mahmud (Contact Author)

Seattle University School of Law - Center for Global Justice ( email )

901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA n/a 98122-1090
United States

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