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Title: The sexuality-assemblages of young men: a new materialist analysis
Authors: Alldred, P
Fox, N
Keywords: Assemblage;Deleuze and Guattari;New materialism;Sexualities;Young men
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Citation: Sexualities, 18(8): pp. 905-920, (2015)
Abstract: This paper presents a new materialist exploration of young men and sexuality that shifts the focus away from bodies and individuals, toward the affective flow within assemblages of bodies, things, ideas and social institutions, and the sexual capacities this flow produces. Using data from two empirical studies, we explore the sexuality assemblages of teen boys and young men, and the micropolitics of these assemblages. We find that the sexuality produced in the bodies of young men is highly territorialised and aggregated by various materialities. However, we also reveal how young men resist these conventional sexualities. Key words: assemblage, Deleuze and Guattari, new materialism, sexualities, young men
ISSN: 1461-7382
Appears in Collections:Dept of Clinical Sciences Research Papers

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