By Carrie L. Buist and Emily Lenning
During this publication, Carrie L. Buist and Emily Lenning examine the origins of Queer Criminology, survey the foundational learn and scholarship during this rising box, and provide feedback for the longer term. overlaying subject matters comparable to the criminalization of queerness; the policing of Queer groups; Queer stories within the court; and the correctional keep watch over of Queer humans, Queer Criminology synthesizes the paintings of criminologists, reporters, criminal students, non-governmental businesses, and others to light up the ancient and modern context of the Queer adventure. Queer Criminology bargains examples of the grave injustices that Queer humans face all over the world, rather in locations comparable to Russia, Kyrgyzstan, England, India, Thailand, Nigeria, and the USA. those injustices comprise, yet will not be restricted to, selective enforcement, coerced confessions, disproportionate sentencing, rape, extortion, denial of due procedure, compelled isolation, corporal punishment, and demise. by means of highlighting a trend of discriminatory, disproportionate, and abusive therapy of Queer humans by way of the felony felony method, this e-book demonstrates the significance of constructing a criminology that opinions the heteronormative platforms that serve to oppress Queer humans worldwide. Buist and Lenning argue that criminology is incomplete with no thorough acceptance and figuring out of those Queer studies. as a result, Queer Criminology is a crucial contribution to the starting to be physique of literature exploring the Queer adventure, and will be thought of an important device for college students, students, and practitioners alike who're looking a extra simply legal felony approach.
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Regardless of the origins of the laws, however, they have persisted and serve to breed and promote a contemporary culture of heteronormativity and violent homophobia around the world. The next morning they began to question us about our homosexuality, and on Tuesday, they took us to Channel Two and to Cameroon Radio and Television. They paraded us on the news saying the police had dismantled a network of homosexuals. Christian, Cameroon Human Rights Watch 2010a: 2 Antigay laws are undoubtedly most prominent in Africa, with homosexuality (not necessarily limited to sodomy) being illegal in 38 African countries.