Hegemony and Heteronormativity by María do Mar Castro Varela, Nikita Dhawan, Antke Engel

By María do Mar Castro Varela, Nikita Dhawan, Antke Engel

This ebook displays on 'the political' in queer conception and politics by means of revisiting of its key different types: hegemony and heteronormativity. It explores the explicit insights provided via those different types and the ways that they increase the research of strength and domination from a queer standpoint, while additionally studying the probabilities for political research and strategy-building supplied by way of theories of hegemony and heteronormativity. furthermore, in addressing those matters the e-book strives to reconsider the certainty of the time period "queer", so one can steer clear of narrowing queer politics to a critique of normative heterosexuality and the inflexible gender binary. through taking a look at the interaction among hegemony and heteronormativity, this ground-breaking quantity offers new probabilities of reconceptualizing 'the political' from a queer perspective.
Investigating the results of queer politics not just on subjectivities and intimate own family, but additionally on associations, socio-cultural techniques and international politics, this publication can be of curiosity to these operating within the fields of serious conception, gender and sexuality, queer idea, postcolonial reports, and feminist political thought.

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