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Governing Intimacy, Struggling for Sexual Rights: Challenging heteronormativity in the global development industry

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Institutions in the global development industry play a pivotal role in governing people's sexual and familial lives. Amy Lind addresses how forms of intimacy are governed through national and global development institutions, both through the visibilization and invisibilization of lesbians, gay men and other individuals who do not fulfill prescribed gender and sexual norms in their societies, with the overall aim of challenging heteronormativity and gender normativity in development thought and practice.Development (2009) 52, 34–42. doi:10.1057/dev.2008.71

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: March 1, 2009

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