An exploration into the utopias and dystopias that could develop from present society.
Each essay shares two fundamental premises. First, that the oppression of gays and lesbians is not an isolated case, and therefore their struggle is necessarily part of a larger movement for social liberation. And, second, that the experience of gays and lesbians uphold the basic tenets of a foundational Marxism, and that they are uniquely placed to contribute to a revitalisation of Marxist theory.
After the leading organisations of radical sexual politics imploded or dissolved, the Gay Left Collective formed a research group to make sense of the changing terrain of sexuality and politics. Its goal was to formulate a rigorous Marxist analysis of sexual oppression, while linking the struggle against homophobia with a wider array of struggles, all under the banner of socialism.
Combining the energy of the early seventies feminist movement with the perceptive analyses of the trained theorist, this is one of the most influential socialist feminist statements of its time.
A radical theorization of a particular (Eastern European) position / repoliticization, this book offers a very detailed inquiry into specific Post-Socialist art and media strategies.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
The book exposes the activity of the OHO Group (1966-1971) and of the movement OHO-Catalogue (1966-1970) in the context of Slovene national culture, Yugoslavian socialistic culture and international youth culture of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
English and Russian