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Terrorist assemblages : homonationalism in queer times

Jasbir K. Puar (Author)
Puar argues that configurations of sexuality, race, gender, nation, class and ethnicity are realigning in relation to contemporary forces of securitization, counterterrorism, and nationalism, and examines how liberal politics serve to incorporate certain queer subjects into the fold of the nation-state
Print Book, English, 2007
Duke University Press, Durham, 2007
xxviii, 335 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
9780822340942, 9780822341147, 9780822390442, 0822340941, 082234114X, 0822390442
Preface: Tactics, Strategies, Logistics ixIntroduction: Homonationalism and Biopolitics 11. The Sexuality of Terrorism 372. Abu Ghraib and U.S. Sexual Exceptionalism 793. Intimate Control, Infinite Detention: Rereading the Lawrence Case 1144. “The Turban Is Not a Hat”: Queer Diaspora and Practices of Profiling 166Conclusion: Queer Times, Terrorist Assemblages 203Acknowledgments 223Notes 229References 287Index 325