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Author Rohrer, Judy, author.

Title Queering the biopolitics of citizenship in the age of Obama / Judy Rohrer.

Published Houndmill, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Pivot, 2014.
Basingstoke Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  323.60973 ROHE    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Physical description ix, 85 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- PART I -- 1. Obama's Victory and Black Citizenship -- 2. Obama's Victory and Native Citizenship -- PART II -- 3. Prop 8 and Lesbian and Gay Citizenship -- 4. Prop 8 and Future Citizenship -- Conclusion -- Bibliography.
Summary "Where dominant citizenship narratives have heretofore focused on either the state or the nation as qualifiers of belonging, this book draws from the interdisciplinary fields of queer theory, critical race theory, feminist political theory, disability studies, and indigenous studies to further an evolving discussion of what it means to be an American citizen in the Obama era. Rohrer demonstrates that this discussion requires an understanding of the machinations of governmentality and biopolitics in the (re)production of the (proper) citizen. "--
Subject Citizenship -- Social aspects -- United States.
Citizenship -- Political aspects -- United States.
Biopolitics -- United States.
Citizenship -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Multiculturalism -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Biopolitics -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Queer theory -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
ISBN 9781137482327 (hbk.) £45.00
9781137488190 (ePub ebook) () £25.00
9781137488206 (PDF ebook) () £25.00