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    Heteronormativity, intimate citizenship and the regulation of same-sex sexualities in Bulgaria

    Roseneil, Sasha and Stoilova, Mariya (2011) Heteronormativity, intimate citizenship and the regulation of same-sex sexualities in Bulgaria. In: Kulpa, R. and Mizielinska, J. (eds.) De-Centring Western Sexualities: Central and Eastern European Perspectives. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, pp. 167-190. ISBN 9781409402428.

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    Abstract

    De-Centring Western Sexualities critically assesses the current state of knowledge about sexualities outside the framings of 'The West', by focusing on gender and sexuality within the context of Central and Eastern Europe. Providing rich case studies drawn from a range of "post-communist" countries, this interdisciplinary volume brings together the latest research on the formation of sexualities in Central and Eastern Europe, alongside analyses of the sexual and national identity politics of the region. Engaged with current debates within queer studies surrounding temporality and knowledge production, and inspired by post-colonial critique, the book problematises the Western hegemony that often characterises sexuality studies, and presents local theoretical insights better attuned to their geo-temporal realities. As such, it offers a cultural and social re-evaluation of everyday life experiences, and will be of interest to sociologists, queer studies scholars, geographers and anthropologists.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: Used by permission of the Publishers from ‘Heteronormativity, intimate citizenship and the regulation of same-sex sexualities in Bulgaria,’, in De-Centring Western Sexualities ed. Robert Kulpa and Joanna Mizielinska (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011). Copyright © 2011
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Psychosocial Studies
    Research Centre: Mapping Maternal Subjectivities, Identities and Ethics (MAMSIE), Gender and Sexuality, Birkbeck (BiGS), Social Research, Birkbeck Institute for (BISR)
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2011 10:35
    Last Modified: 12 Dec 2016 14:33
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/4444

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