Ready Rhetorics: Political Homophobia and Activist Discourses in Malawi, Nigeria, and Uganda

@article{McKay2016ReadyRP,
  title={Ready Rhetorics: Political Homophobia and Activist Discourses in Malawi, Nigeria, and Uganda},
  author={T. McKay and N. Angotti},
  journal={Qualitative Sociology},
  year={2016},
  volume={39},
  pages={397-420}
}
  • T. McKay, N. Angotti
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Qualitative Sociology
  • Since the late 1990s political leaders in several African countries have pursued legislation to expand criminal penalties for same-sex sex. Yet, much of the research on efforts to expand criminalization of same-sex sexualities in Africa has focused on individual country cases, neglecting the role of national and transnational sociopolitical contexts and economic flows. Focusing on discourses present in news media data from 2000 to 2014 in three African countries pursuing regressive policies… CONTINUE READING
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