Real Queer?: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Refugees in the Canadian Refugee Apparatus

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"How do I prove I'm gay?" This is the central question for many refugee claimants who are claiming asylum on the basis of sexual orientation persecution. But what are the inherent challenges in obtaining this proof? How is the system that assesses this predicated upon homonormative frameworks and nervous borders? What is the impact of gender, race and class? What is an 'authentic' sexual or gender identity and how can it be performed? Real Queer? is an ethnographic examination of the Canadian refugee apparatus analysing the ...

Real Queer?: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Refugees in the Canadian Refugee Apparatus 2015, Rowman & Littlefield International, London

ISBN-13: 9781783484409

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Real Queer?: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Refugees in the Canadian Refugee Apparatus 2015, Rowman & Littlefield International, London

ISBN-13: 9781783484393

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