Homosexuality, Law and Resistance

Homosexuality, Law and Resistance

by Derek McGhee
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415249023

ISBN-13: 9780415249027

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book explores contemporary social theory and developments in the study of sexuality through the analysis of law and its practices. Each chapter explores the power of discourse in law in relation to homosexualities, while simultaneously examining how homosexuals resist and disrupt these legal discourses. It is a valuable addition to the literature of the fields

Overview

This book explores contemporary social theory and developments in the study of sexuality through the analysis of law and its practices. Each chapter explores the power of discourse in law in relation to homosexualities, while simultaneously examining how homosexuals resist and disrupt these legal discourses. It is a valuable addition to the literature of the fields of Sociology, Cultural Studies, Law, Politics, Gender Studies and Sexuality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415249027
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Series:
Routledge Research in Gender and Society Series, #9
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Military Men: Queering the Homosocial Habitus 2. Authenticity, Evasion and the Unknowable Homosexual Refugee 3. Persecution and Immutability: Homosexual Refugees 4. The Fear of 'Homosexual Spread': Legislating the Heteronormativity of Protection 1957-2000. Conclusion

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