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Terrorist assemblages : homonationalism in queer times

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
Introduction : homonationalism and biopolitics
The sexuality of terrorism
Abu Ghraib and U.S. sexual exceptionalism
Intimate control, infinite detention : rereading the Lawrence case
"The turban is not a hat" : queer diaspora and practices of profiling
Conclusion : queer times, terrorist assemblages