AMST 3342 The Politics of LGBTQ Human Rights

4 hours; 4 credits

This course will study sexual orientation and gender identity in international rights institutions and discourses. Topics will include: the criminalization of sexual and gender minorities; tensions between presumptively universalist constructions of sexual orientation and gender identity and regional formations of sexual and gender non-conformity; legacies of colonialism and strategies of resistance to neo-colonial impositions; sexual rights; queering development; homonationalism; movements against ?gender ideology?; the phenomena of moral panics/sex panics. This course is the same as POLS 3417 and WGST 3342.

Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230 or any Political Science course in the 1000 range, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department


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