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Doing legality as doing drag: the Yogyakarta Principles and the productive power of performing international law-making

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Peer-reviewed

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Article

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Authors

Santos de Carvalho, Juliana  ORCID logo  https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9681-2019

Abstract

jats:titleAbstract</jats:title> jats:pDespite being elaborated by experts, the Yogyakarta Principles on sexual orientation and gender identity (YP) strongly resemble an international human rights treaty in their language and format. Building on drag performances, I argue that, instead of merely imitating law, the YP creatively disturb the borders of international law-making.</jats:p>

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4803 International and Comparative Law, 4804 Law In Context, 48 Law and Legal Studies, 4807 Public Law, 16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Journal Title

London Review of International Law

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Journal ISSN

2050-6325
2050-6333

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Oxford University Press (OUP)