Corpus ID: 158639232

Queer ‘East Asia’ as an assemblage of power, alterity, and postcolonial affect: an action note

@inproceedings{Lee2017QueerA,
  title={Queer ‘East Asia’ as an assemblage of power, alterity, and postcolonial affect: an action note},
  author={Po-Han Lee},
  year={2017}
}
This paper looks at how queer politics emerge in East Asia, a context where globalised LGBT rights discourse and activism has provoked state-sponsored queerphobia. This paper applies Deleuzian assemblage theory to analysing the way in which the global, national, public, and private dimensions of queer East Asia are interrelated and co-contribute to nationalist paranoia and queer schizophrenia. Drawing on the field notes concerning activists’ ambivalence towards international human rights agenda… Expand
1 Citations
Undoing sovereignty/identity, queering the ‘international’: the politics of law
Recently the Yogyakarta Principles have celebrated their tenth anniversary; there has been widening acceptance across international organisations and increasingly corresponding state practices, andExpand

References

SHOWING 1-6 OF 6 REFERENCES
Mapping the margins: intersectionality, identity politics, and violence against women of color
Over the last two decades, women have organized against the almost routine violence that shapes their lives. Drawing from the strength of shared experience, women have recognized that the politicalExpand
Queer activism in Taiwan: An emergent rainbow coalition from the assemblage perspective
A social movement for sexual and gender minorities (the Movement) emerged in Taiwan around the 1990s after the abolition of martial law in 1987. This article, drawing on Deleuze’s assemblage theory,Expand
Are we winning? A strategic analysis of queer wars
In titling their book Queer Wars, Dennis Altman and Jonathan Symons (2016) rightly call attention to the fact that for many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people around theExpand
Social structures, power and resistance in monist sociology: (New) materialist insights
TLDR
What a monist or ‘flat’ ontology means for sociological understanding of key concepts such as structures and systems, power and resistance is assessed. Expand
Querying the queer wars
Queer Wars is not a typical academic book. That is not meant as a critique; it is a compliment. All books are written with an audience in mind and should be read with that audience in mind. TheExpand
PERFORMATIVITY, PRECARITY AND SEXUAL POLITICS 1
Gender performativity is one of the core concepts in Judith Butler’s work. In this paper Butler re-examines this term and completes it with the idea of precarity, by making a reference to those whoExpand