Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times

  title={Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times},
  author={Jasbir K. Amit Puar},
In this pathbreaking work, Jasbir K. Puar argues that configurations of sexuality, race, gender, nation, class, and ethnicity are realigning in relation to contemporary forces of securitization, counterterrorism, and nationalism. She examines how liberal politics incorporate certain queer subjects into the fold of the nation-state, through developments including the legal recognition inherent in the overturning of anti-sodomy laws and the proliferation of more mainstream representation. These… Expand
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  • International Journal of Middle East Studies
  • 2013
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