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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Homosexuality, Law and Resistance

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ISBN13: 9780415249027
ISBN: 0415249023
Published: May 2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Format: Hardback
Price: £105.00

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. This book should be of interest to students and academics working in the fields of sociology, cultural studies, law, politics, gender studies and sexuality.

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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