The Homosexual and Society: An Annotated Bibliography (Bibliographies and Indexes in Sociology) (Hardcover)

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This bibliography pulls together a scattered literature of popular periodical articles, monographs, and sources from the legal press to create a picture of the treatment of the homosexual in both contemporary and past societies. Subject coverage has been limited to eight areas of society in which homophobic attitudes have been frequently expressed: the military, child custody, adoption and foster care, religion, censorship, employment, and police-community relations. This arrangement facilitates access to information on the desired topics.

Sources cited in this work are those which are most accessible. Annotations expand the scope of entries and are cross-referenced. Both legal and alternative press sources are included for greater scope. A pioneering work, The Homosexual and Society opens up a subfield of research in the social sciences that has been neglected and merits wider consideration. This bibliography is suitable for college and research libraries, state historical associations, public libraries of all sizes, law libraries and specialized research facilities in the social sciences.

About the Author

ROBERT B. MARKS RIDINGER is Chair, Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Division in the University Libraries at Northern Illinois University. He is the author of The ADVOCATE Index, 1967-1982, and The Peace Corps: An Annotated Bibliography (1989), and coauthor of Anthropological Fieldwork: An Annotated Bibliography (1988). In addition, he has served on the editorial board of the Library-Anthropology Resources Group publication, Biographical Directory of Anthropologists Born Before 1920 (1988).

Product Details
ISBN: 9780313253577
ISBN-10: 0313253579
Publisher: Greenwood
Publication Date: April 23rd, 1990
Pages: 456
Language: English
Series: Bibliographies and Indexes in Sociology