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Mobilization, identities and citizenship: A study about members of a Lesbian, Bisexual and Transsexual (LBT) group in Tbilisi, Georgia
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Human Geography.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Based on three in-depth interviews with members of a local Lesbian, Bisexual and Transsexual (LBT)community this essay examines the connection between the concepts mobilization, identity andcitizenship. Using the analytical tools of intersectionality and transversal politics this essay shows howgroups become marginalized when breaking the norms of the heteronormative society. By presentingthe respondents stories about the LBT community this essay shows how the members of the groupwork to reach their common goals. It also studies what they find problematic when trying to reachthese goals, what they find problematic and positive about mobilizing a group and how they feel thiscan help them in the process of anchoring their citizenship.

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Mobilization, Identity, Citizenship, Intersectionality, Transversal politics, Georgia, Tbilisi, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transsexual, LBT community
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-59057OAI: diva2:425037
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2011-06-20 Created: 2011-06-20 Last updated: 2011-06-20Bibliographically approved

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