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Author Rainer, Elise Carlson, author.

Title From pariah to priority : how LGBTI rights became a pillar of American and Swedish foreign policy / Elise Carlson Rainer
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2021]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 381 pages) : illustrations
Series Suny Series in Queer politics and cultures
Suny series, studies in human rights
SUNY series in queer politics and cultures.
SUNY series, studies in human rights.
Contents Introduction: The genesis of LGBTI diplomacy and reshaping international relations -- The incorporation of LGBTI rights into US foreign policy -- Sweden's pioneering role in LGBTI diplomacy -- Uganda's "Kill the Gays" law: a global sensitizing event -- Theoretical framework of LGBTI and human rights diplomacy -- Conclusion: LGBTI diplomacy and policy recommendations -- Appendix 1: Interviews -- Appendix 2: Participant observation
Summary Incorporates a unique diplomatic, insider perspective to explain the unexpected incorporation of LGBTI rights into American and Swedish foreign policies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resouce; title from PDF title page (viewed March 15, 2022)
Subject Human rights -- Government policy -- Sweden -- Case studies
Human rights -- Government policy -- United States -- Case studies
Human rights -- International cooperation -- Case studies
Sexual minorities -- Civil rights -- International cooperation -- Case studies
Sexual minorities -- Civil rights -- Sweden -- Case studies
Sexual minorities -- Civil rights -- United States -- Case studies
Diplomatic relations.
Human rights
Human rights -- Government policy.
Human rights -- International cooperation.
Sexual minorities
Sweden -- Foreign relations -- Case studies
United States -- Foreign relations -- Case studies
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1438485808