Disrupting Queer Inclusion

Disrupting Queer Inclusion

Canadian Homonationalisms and the Politics of Belonging / Edited by OmiSoore H. Dryden and Suzanne Lenon

Book - 2015
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Canada likes to present itself as a paragon of gay rights. This book contends that Canada's acceptance of gay rights, while being beneficial to some, obscures and abets multiple forms of oppression to the detriment and exclusion of some queer and trans bodies. Disrupting Queer Inclusion seeks to unsettle the assumption that inclusion equals justice. Offering a fresh analysis of the complexity of queer politics and activism, contributors detail how the fight for acceptance engenders complicity in a system that fortifies white supremacy, furthers settler colonialism, advances neoliberalism, and props up imperialist mythologies.

Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2015]
ISBN: 9780774829441
0774829443
Branch Call Number: 306.76 D61d
Characteristics: xii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Lenon, Suzanne
Dryden, OmiSoore H. 1965-

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