The Sexual History of the Global South PDF ePub eBook

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The Sexual History of the Global South free pdf 'The Sexual History of the Global South' explores the gap between sexuality studies and postcolonial, cultural critique. Featuring twelve original case studies, based on original historical and ethnographic research from countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, the book examines the sexual investments underlying the colonial project and the construction of modern nation-states. Covering issues of heteronormativity, postcolonial amnesia regarding non-normative sexualities, women's sexual agency, the policing of the boundaries between the public and the private realm, sexual citizenship, the connections between LGBTQ activism and processes of state formation, and the emergence of sexuality studies in the Global South, this collection is of great geographical, historical and topical significance.

About Saskia Wieringa

Saskia Wieringa is Director of the Aletta Institute for Women's History and Full Professor of Gender and Women's Same-Sex Relations Crossculturally at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Horacio Sivori is Regional Coordinator, Latin American Center for Sexuality and Human Rights, Rio de Janeiro State University, Brazil.

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Author : Saskia Wieringa
Publisher : Zed Books Ltd
Data Published : 11 April 2013
ISBN : 1780324022
EAN : 9781780324029
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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