Queer Theory: Law, Culture Empire takes up the instability of the label 'queer' in order to consider what queer theory can bring to an exploration of the confines and openings provided by law, culture, and empire.
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Queer Theory: Law, Culture Empire takes up the instability of the label 'queer' in order to consider what queer theory can bring to an exploration of the confines and openings provided by law, culture, and empire.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203856116
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/4/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 615 KB

Meet the Author

Robert Leckey is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law at McGill University, where he teaches and researches in constitutional law, family law, and comparative law. He is the author of Contextual Subjects: Family, State, and Relational Theory (2008).

Kim Brooks is Associate Professor and the H. Heward Stikeman Chair in the Law of Taxation in the Faculty of Law at McGill University. She is the editor of Justice Bertha Wilson: One Woman's Difference (2009).

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction, Robert Leckey and Kim Brooks Part 1: Constitution Chapter 2. Queer Theory, Neoliberalism and Urban Governance, Jon Binnie Chapter 3. Regulating ‘Perversion’: The Role of Tolerance in De-Radicalizing the Rights Claims of Sexual Subalterns, Ratna Kapur Part 2: Representation Chapter 4. Cinema of Queer Desires: Bombay Cinema and Emergent Sexualities, Shohini Ghosh Chapter 5. Post-Apartheid Fraternity, Post-Apartheid Democracy, Post-Apartheid Sexuality: Queer Reflections on Jane Alexander’s 'Butcher Boys', Jaco Barnard-Naudé Chapter 6. The Judicial Virtue of Sexuality, Leslie J. Moran Part 3: Regulation Chapter 7. Reproductive Outsiders – The Perils and Disruptive Potential of Reproductive Coalitions, Jenni Millbank Chapter 8. Queer/Religious Potentials in US Same-Sex Marriage Debates, Jeffrey A. Redding Chapter 9. What’s Queer about Polygamy?, Margaret Denike Part 4: Exclusion Chapter 10. An ‘Imperial’ Strategy? The Use of Comparative and International Law in Arguments about LGBT Rights, Nicholas Bamforth Chapter 11. Reproducing Empire in Same Sex Relationship Recognition and Immigration Law Reform, Nan Seuffert Chapter 12. UnSettled, Ruthann Robson

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