By Robert Leckey,Kim Brooks
Queer conception: legislation, tradition, Empire makes use of queer thought to check the complicated interactions of legislations, tradition, and empire. construction on contemporary paintings on empire, and taking contextual, socio-legal, comparative, and interdisciplinary techniques, it reports how activists and students engaged in queer idea tasks can unwittingly improve imperial tasks and the way queer concept can itself express imperial objectives. The authors – from 5 continents – delve into examples drawn from Bollywood cinema to California’s 2008 marriage referendum. The chapters view quite a lot of texts – from cultural productions to legislation and judgments – as regulatory forces requiring scrutiny from open air Western, heterosexual privilege. This leading edge assortment is going past previous queer criminal paintings, attractive with fresh advancements, that includes case experiences from India, South Africa, the USA, Australasia, jap Europe, and embracing the frames provided through diversified disciplinary lenses.
Queer conception: legislation, tradition, Empire will be of specific curiosity to scholars and researchers within the fields of socio-legal reviews, comparative legislations, legislation and gender/sexuality, and legislation and culture.
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Queer Theory: Law, Culture, Empire (Glasshouse Book) by Robert Leckey,Kim Brooks