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Discourses on LGBT asylum in the UK : constructing a queer haven

Author: Thibaut Raboin
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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La 4e de couverture indique : "This book analyses fifteen years of debate, media narrative, policy documents and artistic production to uncover the way sexual citizenship is reshaped by LGBT asylum. Asylum discourses, with their many harrowing stories, have proved a powerful platform for discussion of the sexual rights of those who are not citizens. The forces involved, from the state to LGBT or asylum activists,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thibaut Raboin
ISBN: 9780719099632 0719099633
OCLC Number: 1035941709
Description: 1 v. (VII-168 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction1. Narrating LGBT asylum2. Imagining a queer haven3. The biopolitics of recognition4. Feelings of sympathy5. The queer optimism of asylumAfterwordIndex -- .
Responsibility: Thibaut Raboin.

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