Gay & Lesbian Studies Products

  • Bad Boys and Tough Tattoos

    A Social History of the Tattoo With Gangs, Sailors, and Street-Corner Punks 1950-1965, 1st Edition

    By Samuel M. Steward, PhD

    Explore the dark subculture of 1950s tattoos!In the early 1950s, when tattoos were the indelible mark of a lowlife, an erudite professor of English--a friend of Gertrude Stein, Thomas Mann, Andre Gide, and Thornton Wilder--abandoned his job to become a tattoo artist (and incidentally a researcher…

    Paperback – 1990-06-18

  • Homosexuality and Family Relations

    1st Edition

    By Marvin B Sussman

    The first book of its kind, Homosexuality and Family Relations focuses on the effects of homosexuality and being homosexual on individuals in families and on the family as a group. Edited by Frederick W. Bozett, RN, DNS, and Marvin B. Sussman, PhD, this informative and enlightening volume examines…

    Paperback – 1990-03-21

  • Homosexuality and Religion

    1st Edition

    By Richard L Hasbany

    Here is a comprehensive historical overview of the recent discussion in the Judeo-Christian religions regarding homosexuality. Breaking new ground in the scholarship about Judeo-Christian religion and homosexuality, this wide-ranging volume features insightful new perspectives on the relationship…

    Paperback – 1990-03-02

  • Male Intergenerational Intimacy

    Historical, Socio-Psychological, and Legal Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Alex Van Naerssen, Theo Sandfort

    This groundbreaking book presents new historical, legal, sociological, psychological, and cross-disciplinary research on male intergenerational intimacy. Experts thoroughly document and further the discussion about this area of research through historical and ethnological examples from different…

    Paperback – 1990-01-29

  • Homosexuality and the Family

    1st Edition

    Disproving the notion that homosexuals are antifamily, this enlightening book details the variety of family forms in which gays and lesbians live and explores the effects of homosexuality on individuals in families and on the family as a whole. Little in the professional literature addresses the…

    Paperback – 1989-09-19

  • Gay and Lesbian Youth

    1st Edition

    By Gilbert Herdt

    Here is a pioneering volume that explores adolescent homosexuality around the world. Social scientists examine the personal experiences of gay and lesbian teenagers from culture to culture and address the problems and obstacles these young people face. The changing contexts, values, and goals of…

    Paperback – 1989-06-09

  • The Pursuit of Sodomy

    Male Homosexuality in Renaissance and Enlightenment Europe, 1st Edition

    By Kent Gerard

    Historians Kent Gerard and Gert Hekma make available--for the first time to an English-speaking audience--the best, most recent work on the history of male homosexuality in Early Modern Europe. The role of the male homosexual--during the pivotal era of 1400 to 1800--is thoroughly explored. A…

    Paperback – 1989-01-19

  • Perverts by Official Order

    The Campaign Against Homosexuals by the United States Navy, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Murphy

    This candid book documents for the first time the U.S. Navy’s use of entrapment in pursuit of homosexuals in and around Newport, Rhode Island, during the early twentieth century. This most extensive systematic persecution of gays in American history occurred with the approval of Navy Secretary…

    Paperback – 1988-09-08

  • Industrial Housewives

    Women's Social Work in the Factories of Nazi Germany, 1st Edition

    By Carola Sachse

    Focusing on women and their work, this valuable historical study traces industrial social work from its inception through the Nazi period. Author Sachse provides an analysis of policies applied to women workers rather than developed by and for them--as an example of how social policy treats women.…

    Hardback – 1987-06-29

  • Gender and Socialization to Power and Politics

    1st Edition

    By Rita Mae Kelly

    This thought-provoking book illustrates how the interaction of childhood socialization and the reality of the adult woman’s life produces variations in political attitudes and in perceptions of available options for political behavior. Important suggestions for facilitating resocialization to…

    Hardback – 1986-01-01

  • Philosophy And Homosexuality

    1st Edition

    By Noretta Koertge

    For a balanced discussion of the main social, medical, and philosophical aspects of homosexuality, here is the ideal book. Written by philosophers of science, each comprehensive chapter takes a critical look at research on the etiology of homosexuality. Read Philosophy and Homosexuality and examine…

    Paperback – 1985-06-01

  • The Gay Past

    A Collection of Historical Essays, 1st Edition

    By Salvatore Licata, Robert P Petersen

    Fascinating reading on the plight of gay men and women through the ages. The contributors to this compassionate book document how society has made life difficult and even dangerous for homosexual people. Through narrative history as well as biography, these essays trace the legal, social, and…

    Paperback – 1985-01-01

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