Queering the Biopolitics of Citizenship in the Age of Obama

  • Judy Rohrer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-11
  3. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 12-12
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      Pages 13-24
  4. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 40-40
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      Pages 41-55
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  5. Conclusion

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      Pages 68-71
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 72-85

About this book


The book from the interdisciplinary fields of queer theory, critical race theory, feminist political theory, disability studies, and indigenous studies to demonstrate that analyzing contemporary notions of citizenship requires understanding the machinations of governmentality and biopolitics in the (re)production of the proper citizen.


Biopower governmentality queer disability indigenous native sexuality Hawai'i gay marriage Proposition 8 Obama futurity feminism government Nation political theory

Authors and affiliations

  • Judy Rohrer
    • 1
  1. 1.Western Kentucky UniversityUSA

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