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Terrorist assemblages : homonationalism in queer times

Author: Jasbir K Puar
Publisher: Durham, N.C. ; London : Duke University Press, 2007.
Series: Next wave.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Puar argues that configurations of sexuality, race, gender, nation, class and ethnicity are realigning in relation to contemporary forces of securitization, counterterrorism, and nationalism, and examines how liberal politics serve to incorporate certain queer subjects into the fold of the nation-state.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jasbir K Puar
ISBN: 9780822340942 0822340941 9780822341147 082234114X
OCLC Number: 690479465
Description: 1 v. (XXVIII-335 p.) : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : homonationalism and biopolitics --
The sexuality of terrorism --
Abu Ghraib and U.S. sexual exceptionalism --
Intimate control, infinite detention : rereading the Lawrence case --
"The turban is not a hat" : queer diaspora and practices of profiling --
Conclusion : queer times, terrorist assemblages.
Series Title: Next wave.
Other Titles: Introduction : homonationalism and biopolitics.
Sexuality of terrorism.
Abu Ghraib and U.S. sexual exceptionalism.
Intimate control, infinite detention : rereading the Lawrence case.
"Turban is not a hat" : queer diaspora and practices of profiling.
Conclusion : queer times, terrorist assemblages.
Responsibility: Jasbir K. Puar.

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