Sexing the Economy in a Neo‐liberal World Order: Neo‐liberal Discourse and the (Re)Production of Heteronormative Heterosexuality

@inproceedings{Griffin2007SexingTE,
  title={Sexing the Economy in a Neo‐liberal World Order: Neo‐liberal Discourse and the (Re)Production of Heteronormative Heterosexuality},
  author={Penny Griffin},
  year={2007}
}
Sex and gender are not merely incidental to the formation and perpetuation of neo-liberal discourse, they are absolutely central to it. In this article I explore how neo-liberal discourse is predicated on a politics of heteronormativity that (re)produces the dominance of normative heterosexuality. The World Bank is an excellent example of this, reproducing a heteronormative discourse of economic viability through policy interventions that are intrinsically sexualised, that is, predicated on a… CONTINUE READING

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