Nottingham ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

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Emmanuele Lazzara

ESRC DTC PhD Student, Faculty of Social Sciences


Research Summary

Current Status

PhD (full-time) - currently registered

Research Topic Title

Living or Surviving: Understanding anti-PASS attitudes in China and Taiwan

Research Summary

This project seeks to explore social attitudes towards sexual minorities in China and Taiwan, from the perspective of both LGB and heterosexual informants. Through in depth qualitative interviews it seeks to understand the social structures which underpin homophobic attitudes and how these attitudes are experienced by LGB individuals.

Research Interests

Gender and Sexuality, Queer theory, Chinese studies, specifically literature exploring the role and meaning of family within society.

Research Supervisor/s

Professor Andrew Yip, Professor Lina Song

Primary Funding Source/s

ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

Nottingham ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

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