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

Thibaut Raboin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099632
eISBN:
9781526121011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099632.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

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 ... More


Feelings of sympathy

Thibaut Raboin

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099632
eISBN:
9781526121011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099632.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter argues that the production of queer liberalism is central to the affective politics of LGBT asylum: discourses on suffering and sympathy are central in the self-representation of queer ... More


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