Queer Theory-mindmap.

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  • Created on: 03-12-13 17:12
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  • Queer Theory
    • What is Queer Theory?
      • Set of ideas.
        • Based on the concept that identities are...
          • Are not fixed.
          • Do not determine who we are.
        • Suggests that it is meaningless to talk in general about
          • Women.
            • Identities consist of so many elements that to assume that people can be seen collectively on the basis of one shared characteristic is wrong.
              • Any other group.
              • Based on the concept that identities are...
                • Are not fixed.
                • Do not determine who we are.
          • Any other group.
      • Proposes that we deliberately challenge all notions of fixed identity in...
        • Set of ideas.
          • Suggests that it is meaningless to talk in general about
            • Women.
              • Identities consist of so many elements that to assume that people can be seen collectively on the basis of one shared characteristic is wrong.
          • Varied
            • Ways
              • Unpredictable
          • Unpredictable
      • Rejects the basis on which feminists make a distinction between...
        • Sex
        • Gender
          • Sex
      • Offers a view
        • That the ideas of...
          • Male
            • Female
            • As much the product of representation as
              • Female
              • Masculinity
              • Feminity
                • Masculinity
      • The word queer has been used to...
        • Disassociate from its negative connotations,
      • Political and cultural product.
      • Break the link between...
        • Sex
          • Allows all forms of sexuality identity to be
            • Gender
            • Accepted
            • Celebrated
              • Accepted
        • Gender
      • Attacks the binary opposites that have been made about traditional ideas about sexuality.
        • Allows all forms of sexuality identity to be
          • Celebrated
          • Man: Woman
          • Active:Passive
          • Gay:straight

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