Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 January 2017

176 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719099632

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Discourses on LGBT Asylum in the UK

Constructing a Queer Haven

First Edition

Thibaut Raboin

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Makes an original contribution to the study of sexuality and nationhood, discussing asylum to offer fresh insight on issues of homonationalism, postcolonialism and sexual citizenship in the UK
  • Provides a concise overview of public discourses and debate on LGBT asylum, with a large corpus encompassing the law, the media and the arts
  • Offers a dedicated and comprehensive study of the British political and cultural context in relation to LGBT asylum
  • Provides a timely critique of the current debates about LGBT human rights, and explores dissenting voices that challenge unreflexive discourses of assimilation

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