By Bojan Bilić
Europe and the eu Union are unavoidable, if ambiguous, political references within the post-Yugoslav house. This quantity interrogates the varieties and implications of the more and more effective symbolic nexus that has built among non-heterosexual sexualities, LGBT activism(s) and Europeanisation(s) in the entire Yugoslav successor states.
Contributors to this ebook convey how the lengthy european accession technique disseminates discursive instruments hired in LGBT activist struggles for human rights and equality. This creates a linkage among “Europeanness” and “gay emancipation” which elevates definite kinds of homosexual activist engagement and maybe additionally non-heterosexuality, extra more often than not, to a degree of democracy, growth and modernity. while, it relegates practices of intolerance to the LGBT neighborhood to the prestige of non-European primitivist different who's necessarily situated within the patriarchal prior that will be left behind.
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LGBT Activism and Europeanisation in the Post-Yugoslav Space: On the Rainbow Way to Europe (Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology) by Bojan Bilić