Curiouser - On the queerness of children

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Our culture has a dominant narrative about children: they are (and should stay) innocent of sexual desires and intentions. At the same time, children are officially, tacitly, assumed to be heterosexual. Curiouser is a book about this narrative and what happens when it takes an unexpected, or queer, turn-when the stories of childhood must confront a child whose play does not conform to the ideal of child (a)sexuality.

source: About the book 'Curiouser - On the Queerness of Children' by Steven Bruhm & Natasha Hurley (eds); University of Minnesota Press; www.bol.com/nl/p/engelse-boeken/curiouser/1001004002233832/index.html#product_description; bol.com; Text taken from website: 8 February 2010; Book from: 2004