Queer Kinship and the Welfare State - Betrayal or a Safety Net

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQueer(y)ing Kinship in the Baltic Area
EditorsUlrika Dahl, Joanna Mizielinska, Antu Sorainen
Number of pages20
Place of PublicationStockholm
PublisherSödertörn University
Publication statusIn preparation - 6 Feb 2020
MoE publication typeA3 Book chapter

Bibliographical note

Dr. Antu Sorainen, PhD, is Docent in Gender Studies, working at the University of Helsinki. She is the Director of the research team “CoreKin – Contrasting and Re-Imagining Margins of Kinship” (funded by the Academy of Finland, 2016-2020). Her current 3-year research project on Protolesbian Life HIstory and Nationalist Sentiment in 1920-30s Finland is granted by the Cultural Fopundation of Finland (2019-2022). She has conducted empirical studies in the area of queer sexualities in the legal field. She is the co-author of a book on the conceptual history of “Sittlichkeit”, and has published recently on queer inheritance practices. Sorainen was an Academy Fellow at the Academy of Finland and the PI of the research project titled “Wills and Inheritance Practices in Sexually Marginalised Groups” (2014-2019). • Orcid.org/0000-0002-3956-8352

Fields of Science

  • 999 Others
  • Gender Studies
  • Queer Studies
  • Queer Kinship
  • relations
  • Families
  • Sexuality
  • Intimacies

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