Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 April 2017

248 Pages | 20 b/w illustrations

6x9 inches

ISBN: 9780823276356

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Cruising the Library

Perversities in the Organization of Knowledge

Melissa Adler

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • Reads history of sexuality through Library of Congress cataloging practices
  • Shows how these practices fail to capture yet also serve to regulate our understandings of gender, sexuality, and race in American culture
  • Includes a chapter on The Delta Collection, a secret cold-war era collection of "obscene" materials seized by the U.S. Government