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Dennis Altman

Dennis Altman

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Dennis Altman is Professor of Politics and Director of the Institute for Human Security at La Trobe University, Melbourne, and was Visiting Professor of Australian Studies at Harvard. He has written eleven books exploring sexuality and politics, and their inter-relationship in Australia, the United States, and now globally. These include The Homosexualization of America, AIDS and the New Puritanism, Rehearsals for Change, The Comfort of Men, and his memoir Defying Gravity. His book Global Sex (Chicago University Press) has been translated into five languages. Most recently he published Gore Vidal’s America and Fifty First State?. In 2008, Altman was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia.
Homosexual: Oppression and Liberation
Homosexual: Oppres...
Dennis Altman

The groundbreaking modern classic that forged a new language of homosexual politics.

The End of the Homosexual?
The End of the Hom...
Dennis Altman

From the author of the groundbreaking 1971 classic Homosexual: Oppression and Liberation comes a new work reflecting on all that has changed over the past four decades.

Winner Simon and Gagnon Award for career contributions to the field of sociology of sexualities from the American Sociological Association

Longlisted 2014 ‘Lammys’ finalist - Lambda Literary Foundation Awards