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"De-Centring Western Sexualities" severely assesses the present kingdom of information approximately sexualities outdoor the framings of 'The West', via targeting gender and sexuality in the context of valuable and japanese Europe. delivering wealthy case reviews drawn from more than a few 'post-communist' international locations, this interdisciplinary quantity brings jointly the newest learn at the formation of sexualities in valuable and jap Europe, along analyses of the sexual and nationwide identification politics of the quarter. Engaged with present debates inside of queer experiences surrounding temporality and data creation, and encouraged by way of post-colonial critique, the e-book problematises the western hegemony that frequently characterises sexuality reports, and provides neighborhood theoretical insights larger attuned to their geo-temporal realities. As such, it bargains a cultural and social re-examination of daily life reviews, and should be of curiosity to sociologists, queer stories students, geographers and anthropologists.

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Besides the fact that this argument is absolutely homophobic and operates in accordance with extremely patriarchal logic, it also shows fear: fear that financially capable, heterosexual men in Serbia will somehow become homosexual (read: less masculine and powerful) if they lose the ability to discriminate against homosexual people (as well as against 3,650,000 very beautiful Serbian women and 50,000 not very beautiful women). Let us now return to the other effects of the law itself. Due to intentional chronology and to the way these laws were presented by the decision-makers, it turned out that those who voted ‘yes’ to the anti-discriminatory law voted, in fact, for travelling around Europe without visas (of course, if they had the money).

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