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Discourses on LGBT Asylum in the Uk: Constructing a Queer Haven

Thibaut Raboin

Abstract

Discourses on LGBT asylum in the UK analyses fifteen years of debate, activism and media narrative and examines the way asylum is conceptualized at the crossroads of nationhood, post colonialism and sexual citizenship, reshaping in the process forms of sexual belongings to the nation. Asylum has become a foremost site for the formulation and critique of LGBT human rights. This book intervenes in the ongoing discussion of homonationalism, sheds new light on the limitations of queer liberalism as a political strategy, and questions the prevailing modes of solidarity with queer migrants in the UK ... More

Keywords: Asylum, Refugees, Sexuality, Discourse analysis, Nationalism, Political emotions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780719099632
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719099632.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thibaut Raboin, author
University College London

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