Homophobic Violence in Armed Conflict and Political by José Fernando Serrano-Amaya

By José Fernando Serrano-Amaya

This e-book argues that homophobia performs a primary function in disputes for hegemony among antagonists in the course of political transitions. studying international locations hardly ever attached within the similar research—Colombia and South Africa—the e-book asserts that homophobia, as a sort of gender and sexual violence, contributes to the transformation of gender and sexual orders required through conflict and deployed through armed teams. Anti-homosexual violence additionally reinforces the production of consensus round those tasks of switch. The e-book considers the point of view of people and their firms, for whom such hatreds are a part of the embodied adventure of violence brought on by protracted conflicts and social inequalities. Resistance to that violence are cause to mobilize and develop into political actors. This publication contributes to the expanding curiosity in South-South comparative analyses and the necessity of concept development in accordance with case-study analyses, supplying systematic examine priceless for grass root businesses, practitioners, and coverage makers. 

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