1. The Social Organization of Desire: The Sexual Fields Approach.Adam Isaiah Green - 2008 - Sociological Theory 26 (1):25 - 50.
    Modern urban life is increasingly characterized by specialized erotic worlds designed for sexual partnership and sexual sociality. In this article, I build on sociological theory developed in areas other than the sociology of sexuality to formulate a framework uniquely suited to the analysis of such modern erotic worlds--the sexual fields framework. Coupling Goffman's social psychological focus on situational negotiation with a Bourdieusian model of routine practice, the sexual fields framework highlights the relationship of interactional work to fields of objective relations (...)
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    Gay but not queer: Toward a post-queer study of sexuality. [REVIEW]Adam Isaiah Green - 2002 - Theory and Society 31 (4):521-545.
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    Erotic habitus: toward a sociology of desire. [REVIEW]Adam Isaiah Green - 2008 - Theory and Society 37 (6):597-626.
    In the sociology of sexuality, sexual conduct has received extensive theoretical attention, while sexual desire has been left either unattended, or, analyzed through a scripting model ill-suited to the task. In this article, I seek to address two related aspects of the problem of desire for sociology—what might roughly be referred to as a micro-level and a macro-level conceptual hurdle, respectively. At the micro-level, the sociology of sexuality continues to reject or more commonly gloss the role of psychodynamic processes and (...)
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