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dc.contributor.authorFox, NJ-
dc.contributor.authorAlldred, P-
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-07T12:45:26Z-
dc.date.available2013-09-13-
dc.date.available2015-01-07T12:45:26Z-
dc.date.issued2013-
dc.identifier.citationThe Sociological Review, 61(4): 769-789, (November 2013)en_US
dc.identifier.issn0038-0261-
dc.identifier.issnhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-954X.12075/abstract;jsessionid=D1DEE9A8653483F6DD7E6AF9CD72A67A.f03t02-
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dc.description.abstractTwo theoretical moves are required to resist the ‘humanist enticements’ associated with sexuality. Post-structuralism supplies the first, showing how the social produces culturally-specific sexual knowledgeabilities. A second anti-humanist move is then needed to overturn anthropocentric privileging of the human body and subject as the locus of sexuality. In this paper we establish a language and landscape for a Deleuze inspired anti-humanist sociology of sexuality that shifts the location of sexuality away from bodies and individuals. Sexuality in this view is an impersonal affective flow within assemblages of bodies, things, ideas and social institutions, which produces sexual (and other) capacities in bodies. Assemblages territorialise bodies’ desire, setting limits on what it can do: this process determines the shape of sexuality, which is consequently both infinitely variable and typically highly restricted. We illustrate how this anti-humanist ontology may be applied to empirical data to explore sexualityassemblages, and conclude by exploring the theoretical and methodological advantages and disadvantages of an anti-humanist assemblage approach to sexuality.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherWileyen_US
dc.subjectAffecten_US
dc.subjectAnti-essentialismen_US
dc.subjectAnti-humanismen_US
dc.subjectAssemblageen_US
dc.subjectDeleuzeen_US
dc.subjectDesireen_US
dc.subjectSexualityen_US
dc.titleThe sexuality assemblage: Desire, affect, anti-humanismen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-954X.12075-
dc.relation.isPartOfThe Sociological Review-
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pubs.notespublished August 13-
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