Blackwashing Homophobia: Violence and the Politics of by Melanie Judge

By Melanie Judge

As lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, transgender and intersex identities more and more safe felony reputation around the globe, those formal equality profits are contradicted by means of the continuing presence of violence. Such violence emerges as a political strain element for contestations of identification and gear inside of wider platforms of worldwide and native inequality. Discourses of homophobia-related violence represent subjectivities that enact violence and which are rendered at risk of it, in addition to shaping political chances to behave opposed to violence.

Blackwashing Homophobia reviews winning discourses during which violence and its queer pursuits are normatively understood, exploring the data regimes within which a number of sorts of othering are either reproduced and/or resisted. This e-book attracts on basic examine on lesbian subjectivity and violence in South Africa studying the intersections of sexual, gender, race and sophistication identities, and the modern politics of violence in a postcolonial context:

• What are the contending methods of figuring out queers and the violence they face?

• How are the motives, characters, final result of, and ‘cures’ for, violence built via such knowledges and what are their strength results?

The ebook explores those questions and their implications for a way violence, as an software of strength, can be countered.

Blackwashing Homophobia is a well timed intervention for theorising the discourse of homophobia-related violence and what it finds and conceals, permits and hinders, on the subject of queer identities and political imaginaries in occasions of violence. The book’s interdisciplinary method of the subject will entice social and political scientists, philosophers and psychology execs, in addition to to complex psychology undergraduates and postgraduates alike.

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