Law and sexuality : the global arena / Carl Stychin, Didi Herman, editors

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Subjects: Sex and law
Gays--Legal status, laws, etc
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2001
LC Classification: K
Physical Description: ix, 283 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction
Pt. 1. Nationality and Postcoloniality 1
1. A Post-With/Out a Post? Sexual orientation and the post-colonial 'moment' in South Africa / Jennifer Spruill 3
2. Constituting the Global Gay: Issues of individual subjectivity and sexuality in southern Africa / Oliver Phillips 17
3. 'I'D Rather Be an Outlaw': Identity, activism, and decriminalization in Tasmania / Emma M. Henderson 35
4. Rewriting Desire: The construction of sexual identity in literary and legal discourse in post-colonial Ireland / Patrick Hanafin 51
Pt. 2. Sexuality and Criminality 67
5. The Deviant Gaze: Imagining the homosexual as criminal through cinematic and legal discourses / Derek Dalton 69
6. Homosexual Advances in Law: Murderous excuse, pluralized ignorance and the privilege of unknowing / Adrian Howe 84
7. Perverting London: The cartographic practices of law / Leslie J. Moran, Derek McGhee 100
Pt. 3. Partners and Families 111
8. 'Making a Mockery of Marriage': Domestic partnership and equal rights in Hawai'i / Jonathan Goldberg-Hiller 113
9. How to Do Things with Sex / Heather Brook 132
10. 'Aging and Retirement are Not Unique to Heterosexuals': Rosenberg v Canada / Claire F. L. Young 151
11. Straight Families, Queer Lives?: Heterosexual(izing) family law / Richard Collier 164
Pt. 4. The Politics of Rights 179
12. Treading on Dicey Ground: Citizenship and the politics of the rule of law / Rebecca Johnson, Thomas Kuttner 181
13. The Constitution Made Us Queer: The sexual orientation clause in the South African Constitution and the emergence of gay and lesbian identity / Pierre de Vos 194
14. Queering International Human Rights Law / Wayne Morgan 208
Concluding Thoughts 226
Notes 227
References 264
About the Editors 272
About the Contributors 273
Acknowledgements 276
Index 277
Added Titles: Sexuality in the legal arena
Alternate Title(s): Sexuality in the legal arena.
Additional Authors: Stychin, Carl F. (Carl Franklin), 1964-
Herman, Didi
Notes: LCCN: 00048932
ISBN: 0816638691 (hc : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0816638705 (pb : alk. paper)
"First published by The Athlone Press in 2000 as Sexuality in the legal arena."
Includes bibliographical references (p. [264]-271) and index
OCLC Number: 45172121
ISBN/ISSN: 0816638691