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.
"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. "--