Book Review: The Spectacle of Violence: Homophobia, Gender, and Knowledge. Gail Mason, London, Routledge; 2002. 170 pp. $22.00

Book Review: The Spectacle of Violence: Homophobia, Gender, and Knowledge. Gail Mason, London,... P1: ZBU Sex Roles [sers] PP623-sers-452348 September 13, 2002 10:55 Style file version June 3rd, 2002 ° C Sex Roles, Vol. 46, Nos. 11/12, June 2002 ( 2002) Book Review The Spectacle of Violence: Homophobia, Gender, fresh perspective in theorizing about prejudice toward and Knowledge. Gail Mason, London, lesbians, as well as a unique look at the intergroup Routledge; 2002. 170 pp. $22.00. relations between heterosexuals and nonheterosexu- als, areas which both suffer from a lack of adequate Gail Mason, a lecturer in the Department of Gen- theoretical and applied attention. Mason’s inter- der Studies at the University of Sydney, Australia, viewees speak for themselves in illustrating the stabi- sparks a new, interpretative analysis of violence, lizing power that violence may have by evoking fear homophobia, and knowledge, integrating feminist, and thus behavioral monitoring. The women’s stories queer, and social science theory. Mason draws on represent how violence or the threat of violence suc- Foucault’s notion of disciplinary power, through ceeds in naming the terms of their difference (e.g., as which subjects internalize their visibility and become dykes, dirty, butch). That violence serves to categorize the instruments of their own subordination. Her goal bodies and essentialize differences is a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Book Review: The Spectacle of Violence: Homophobia, Gender, and Knowledge. Gail Mason, London, Routledge; 2002. 170 pp. $22.00

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Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 2002 by Plenum Publishing Corporation
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
ISSN
0360-0025
eISSN
1573-2762
D.O.I.
10.1023/A:1020473816441
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