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Queer International Relations

Cynthia Weber


How are sovereignty and sexuality entangled in contemporary international politics? What understandings of sovereignty and sexuality inform contemporary theories and foreign policies on development, immigration, terrorism, human rights, and regional integration? How specifically is the ‘homosexual’ figured in these theories and policies to support or contest traditional understandings of sovereignty? This book puts international relations scholarship and transnational/global queer studies scholarship in conversation to address these questions and their implications for contemporary internation ... More

Keywords: queer international relations, international relations, queer studies, transnational queer studies, global queer studies, Michel Foucault, sovereignty, statecraft, homosexuality, global studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199795857
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795857.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cynthia Weber, author
Professor of International Relations, University of Sussex