Material/queer theory: Performativity, subjectivity, and affinity-based struggles in the culture of late capitalism

  title={Material/queer theory: Performativity, subjectivity, and affinity-based struggles in the culture of late capitalism},
  author={Rob Cover},
  journal={Rethinking Marxism},
  pages={293 - 310}
  • Rob Cover
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Rethinking Marxism
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