ISBN-10:
1452217386
ISBN-13:
9781452217383
Pub. Date:
07/10/2014
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
LGBT Families / Edition 1

LGBT Families / Edition 1

by Nancy J. Mezey
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Overview

Nancy J. Mezey’s LGBT Families presents a comprehensive yet accessible understanding of LGBT families today by drawing upon and making sense of the burgeoning scholarly literature about LGBT families from the late twentieth and early twenty first centuries. It pays particular attention to how structures of race, class, gender, sexuality, and age shape LGBT families, and how members of such families negotiate the social landscapes within which they exist. The book will help readers better understand the formation, experiences, challenges, and strengths of LGBT families, and addresses two main questions: Why are new family forms so threatening to certain groups of people in society? and How are new family forms beneficial to the society in which they exist?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452217383
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/10/2014
Series: Contemporary Family Perspectives (CFP)
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 1,220,611
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface
Preface and Acknowledgments
About the Author
Chapter 1. LGBT Families
Chapter 2. Marriage
Chapter 3. LGBT Parents
Chapter 4. LGBT Youth
Chapter 5. Intimate Partner Violence
Chapter 6. Learning From LGBT Families
References
Index

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LGBT Families 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you are looking for comprehensive and up-to-date information about  LGBT families (yes, this book really includes information about bisexuals and transgender people), then this is worth reading.  The book reads well and covers a variety of topics. There is no other book out there like this.