By Bojan Bilić, Sanja Kajinić
This quantity combines empirically orientated and theoretically grounded reflections upon quite a few kinds of LGBT activist engagement to envision how the idea of intersectionality enters the political context of up to date Serbia and Croatia. by way of uncovering studies of a number of oppression and voicing worry and frustration that accompany exclusionary practices, the contributions to this e-book search to reinvigorate the serious strength of intersectionality, with a view to generate the root for wider political alliances and solidarities within the post-Yugoslav area. The authors, either activists and lecturers, problem the systematic absence of discussions of (post-)Yugoslav LGBT activist projects in contemporary social technological know-how scholarship, and convey how emancipatory politics of resistance can reshape what's attainable to visualize as id and neighborhood in post-war and post-socialist societies.
This ebook should be of curiosity to students and scholars within the parts of background and politics of Yugoslavia and the post-Yugoslav states, in addition to to these operating within the fields of political sociology, ecu experiences, social hobbies, homosexual and lesbian experiences, gender stories, and queer conception and activism.
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20 In doing so, Crenshaw implicitly diﬀerentiated between personal and structural identity: whereas, on the one hand, personal identity refers to tastes, traits, gender performativity, and intimate relationships, structural identity—at the level of which intersectionality becomes implicated—pertains to a combination of gender, race, sexual orientation, citizenship, and able-bodiedness that at any point in time can have concrete legal and social consequences (Cooper, 2015). In other words, “the intersection is not the destination, but the starting point” (The Editors, 2015, online), and intersectionality is not a theory of identity, but “an analytic sensibility, a way of thinking about identity and its relationship to power” (Crenshaw, 2015, online).
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Intersectionality and LGBT Activist Politics: Multiple Others in Croatia and Serbia by Bojan Bilić, Sanja Kajinić