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Same Sex Marriage In Latin America

Author : Jason Pierceson
ISBN : 9780739167038
Genre : Law
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This volume sheds light on regional, national, and individual-level factors that have led to major developments for same-sex relationship equality in Latin America and explores institutional, political, and social barriers for same-sex couples in the region. It analyzes cross-national patterns of same-sex relationship policies in Latin America and examines country-cases of recent policies for same sex-couples in the region.

The Politics Of Gay Marriage In Latin America

Author : Jordi Díez
ISBN : 9781107099142
Genre : Law
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Díez explores how and why Latin America has become a leader among nations in the passage of gay marriage legislation.

Sexual Minorities And Politics

Author : Jason Pierceson
ISBN : 9781442227705
Genre : Political Science
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Sexual Minorities and Politics is the first textbook to provide students with an up-to-date, thorough, and comprehensive overview of the historical, political, and legal status of sexual and gender minorities. The text provides lists of key terms and discussion questions in each chapter to aid in student comprehension and fuel classroom debate.

The Politics Of Sexuality In Latin America

Author : Javier Corrales
ISBN : 9780822973713
Genre : History
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The city of Buenos Aires has guaranteed all couples, regardless of gender, the right to register civil unions. Mexico City has approved the Cohabitation Law, which grants same-sex couples marital rights identical to those of common-law relationships between men and women. Yet, a gay man was murdered every two days in Latin America in 2005, and Brazil recently led the world in homophobic murders. These facts illustrate the wide disparity in the treatment and rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations across the region. The Politics of Sexuality in Latin America presents the first English-language reader on LGBT politics in Latin America. Representing a range of contemporary works by scholars, activists, analysts, and politicians, the chapters address LGBT issues in nations from Cuba to Argentina. In their many findings, two main themes emerge: the struggle for LGBT rights has made significant inroads in the first decade of the twenty-first century (though not in every domain or every region); and the advances made were slow in coming compared to other social movements. The articles uncover the many obstacles that LGBT activists face in establishing new laws and breaking down societal barriers. They identify perhaps the greatest roadblock in Latin American culture as an omnipresent system of “heteronormativity,” wherein heterosexuality, patriarchalism, gender hierarchies, and economic structures are deeply rooted in nearly every level of society. Along these lines, the texts explore specific impediments including family dependence, lack of public spaces, job opportunities, religious dictums, personal security, the complicated relationship between leftist political parties and LGBT movements in the region, and the ever-present “closets,” which keep LGBT issues out of the public eye. The volume also looks to the future of LGBT activism in Latin America in areas such as globalization, changing demographics, the role of NGOs, and the rise of economic levels and education across societies, which may aid in a greater awareness of LGBT politics and issues. As the editors posit, to be democratic in the truest sense of the word, nations must recognize and address all segments of their populations.

Gender Quotas In South America S Big Three

Author : Adriana Piatti-Crocker
ISBN : 9781498500173
Genre : Political Science
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This book uses case studies of Argentina, Brazil, and Peru to examine the impact of gender quotas in Latin American politics. Through careful analysis of electoral data it sheds light on issues of interest to policymakers and scholars in the fields of comparative politics, electoral studies, Latin American politics, and women and politics.

Sexuality And Marriage In Colonial Latin America

Author : Asunci¢n Lavrin
ISBN : 080327940X
Genre : History
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Same Sex Marriage In The Americas

Author : Jason Pierceson
ISBN : 9780739146576
Genre : Social Science
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This book explores policy innovation for same-sex couples throughout the Americas and includes same-sex marriage legislation, civil unions, and other new developments for same-sex couples throughout the Americas at both national and sub-national levels. This scholarship is innovative because though much has been written regarding developments in North America, there is very little work dealing with recent developments in the rest of the Americas.

Warped Gay Normality And Queer Anti Capitalism

Author : Peter Drucker
ISBN : 9789004288119
Genre : Political Science
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Warped: Gay Normality and Queer Anti-Capitalism shows how the successive 'same-sex formations' of the past century and a half have led to both gay 'normality' and queer resistance. It sees sexual rebellions and queer social justice struggles as harbingers of a queer anti-capitalism.

Queer Wars

Author : Dennis Altman
ISBN : 9780745698724
Genre : Social Science
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The claim that ï¿1⁄2LGBT rights are human rightsï¿1⁄2 encounters fierce opposition in many parts of the world, as governments and religious leaders have used resistance to ï¿1⁄2LGBT rightsï¿1⁄2 to cast themselves as defenders of traditional values against neo-colonial interference and western decadence. Queer Wars explores the growing international polarization over sexual rights, and the creative responses from social movements and activists, some of whom face murder, imprisonment or rape because of their perceived sexuality or gender expression. This book asks why sexuality and gender identity have become so vexed an issue between and within nations, and how we can best advocate for change.

What Comes Naturally

Author : Peggy Pascoe
ISBN : 9780195094633
Genre : History
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" ... Examines two of the most insidious ideas in American history. The first is the belief that interracial marriage is unnatural. The second is the belief in white supremacy. When these two ideas converged, with the invention of the term 'miscegenation' in the 1860s, the stage was set for the rise of a social, political, and legal system of white supremacy that reigned through the 1960s and, many would say, beyond" -- Introduction, page 1.

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