New PDF release: Fool’s Gold?: Utopianism in the Twenty-First Century

By L. Sargisson

ISBN-10: 1137031077

ISBN-13: 9781137031075

ISBN-10: 1349543586

ISBN-13: 9781349543588

What is wrong with the area this day and the way may perhaps it develop into greater (or worse)? those are the questions pursued during this e-book, which explores the hopes and fears, goals and nightmares of the twenty first century. via structure, fiction, conception, movie and experiments with daily life, Sargisson explores modern hopes and fears concerning the destiny.

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Queering Conflict: Examining Lesbian and Gay Experiences of by Marian Duggan PDF

By Marian Duggan

ISBN-10: 1409420167

ISBN-13: 9781409420163

Queering clash bargains a distinct culturally particular research into the ways that homophobia in Northern eire has been educated and sustained in the course of the latter half the 20 th century. This e-book takes the failure of the British govt to increase the 1967 Sexual Offences Act to Northern eire as its principal aspect to illustrate the sophisticated, yet very important, alterations governing attitudes in the direction of homosexuality in Northern eire. either homophobia and hate crimes are proven to be located in the framework of Northern Ireland's socio-political heritage in addition to a part of an total tradition of violence which existed due to 'the Troubles'. Duggan indicates how the impact of ethical and non secular conservatism born out of sectarian divisions resulted in homophobia turning into a vital part of neighborhood solidarity and id formation. a long time of political instability ended in the marginalization of rights for lesbians and homosexual males, however the peace method has resulted in the improvement of a discourse of equality that is slowly permitting sexual minorities to situate themselves in the new Northern eire.

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