A Nation by Rights: National Cultures, Sexual Identity Politics, and the Discourse of Rights
The dynamics of identity politics frequently have been studied from the perspective of 'outsider' groups, those outside the bounds of the imagined community. But how does this dynamic play out in the construction of the 'national imaginary'? This book helps reformulate how we use rights - to what end and through what means.
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