Private Affairs : Critical Ventures in the Culture of Social Relations
by Phillip Brian Harper


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In Private Affairs , Phillip Brian Harper explores the social and cultural significance of the private, proposing that, far from a universal right, privacy is limited by one's racial-and sexual-minority status. Ranging across cinema, literature, sculpture, and lived encounters-from Rodin's The Kiss to Jenny Livingston's Paris is Burning - Private Affairs demonstrates how the very concept of privacy creates personal and sociopolitical hierarchies in contemporary America.  Read more...


 
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Overview

In Private Affairs, Phillip Brian Harper explores the social and cultural significance of the private, proposing that, far from a universal right, privacy is limited by one's racial-and sexual-minority status. Ranging across cinema, literature, sculpture, and lived encounters-from Rodin's The Kiss to Jenny Livingston's Paris is Burning-Private Affairs demonstrates how the very concept of privacy creates personal and sociopolitical hierarchies in contemporary America.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780814735947
  • ISBN-10: 0814735940
  • Publisher: New York University Press
  • Publish Date: June 1999
  • Page Count: 189
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.52 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.59 pounds

Series: Sexual Cultures (Paperback)

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