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    Queer Theory: Unit of Analysis & Explanation

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    Regarding queer theory:
    What is the theory's unit of analysis?
    What explanation does it provide for the "cause" of the problem?

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    Queer theory, in essence, is in line with sociological thought (among other thought processes as theology and postcolonial theory). It is a theory that was created or developed in order for people to make sense of their experience. Queer theory is sustained within an interaction with contemporary politics of identity. In the social sphere, being queer still remains a minority thus queer theory is a minority influence with reference to identity politics. It has a strong contemporary social influence as it is a minority influence on a ...

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    This solution will discuss what queer theory's unit of analysis is and discuss what explanation it provides for the "cause" of the problem.

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