European Sexual Citizenship: Human Rights, Bodies and Identities

European Sexual Citizenship: Human Rights, Bodies and Identities

by Francesca Romana Ammaturo

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European Sexual Citizenship: Human Rights, Bodies and Identities by Francesca Romana Ammaturo




This book is an innovative and critical contribution to the study of the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people in the context of Europe. Combining legal and Foucauldian approaches, it investigates the ways in which current discourses about LGBTIQ rights in Europe are tightly bound to contemporary debates about national and trans-national citizenship. The author defines and analyzes the concept of 'multisexual citizenship' to illustrate new, flexible forms of sexual and gendered citizenship that could radically transform practices of citizenship and the current human rights framework in Europe. She does this by combining critical deconstructions of the case law of the European Court of Human Rights with ethnographic observations and sociological analysis. This interdisciplinary work will appeal to sociologists, lawyers and researchers of gender and LGBTIQ rights.









Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319824703
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/23/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 134
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Francesca Romana Ammaturo is Lecturer in Sociology and Human Rights at the University of Roehampton, UK. Her research focuses on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people in Europe.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Chapter 1. Gender, Sexuality and Human Rights: A European Perspective.- Chapter 2. Sexual Citizenship: from Social Inclusion to Political Contestation.- Chapter 3. The "Pink Agenda": the Challenges of Promoting Queer-friendly Policies Abroad.- Chapter 4. The Gendered and Sexed Citizen: Different Bodies, Different Rights?.- Chapter 5. Multisexual and Multigender Citizenship: Towards a New Framework of Human Rights Protection in Europe.- Conclusion.

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