Contents September - November 2001
Editor: Elizabeth McMahon
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Dennis Altman's Sex
and Political Economy identifies interconnections
in the economies of sex, sexuality and globalised modernity.
The introduction to Lisanne Gibson's
The Uses of Art: Constructing Australian Identities maps
the historical relationship between art, populations and government
Guy Davidson's essay, Liberation,
Commodity Culture and Community in "the Golden Age of Promiscuity",
examines the literal choreography of gay identity in the bars and discos
of 1970s America,
and Monique Rooney's Grave
endings: the representation of passing deploys Kimberley Pearce's
film Boy's Don't Cry to frame a more general consideration of
gender/race passing narratives in American literature and film.
Reviews and Responses
Tim Rowse reviews Lisanne
Gibson's The Uses of Art: Constructing Australian Identities.
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