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Title The Ashgate research companion to lesbian and gay activism / edited by David Paternotte and Manon Tremblay.

Publication Info. Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vermont : Ashgate, [2015]
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2016.

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Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Description 1 online resource (32 entries) : 8 images ; digital files.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents List of figures and tables -- List of abbreviations -- Notes on contributors -- Introduction: investigating lesbian and gay activism / David Paternotte and Manon Tremblay -- Part I. Lesbian and gay activism through time: 1. Sodomy, effeminacy, identity: mobilizations for same-sexual loves and practices before the Second World War / Gert Hekma; 2. The homophile movement / Julian Jackson; 3. Gay liberation and its legacies / Jeffrey Weeks; 4. AIDS activism from north to global / Christophe Broqua; 5. Queer movement / Gavin Brown -- Part II. Identity and its discontents: 6. LGBT identity and the displacement of sexual liberation: New York City (1969–1986) / Mary Bernstein; 7. The Spatial politics of gay pride parades and festivals: emotional activism / Lynda Johnston and Gordon Waitt; 8. Lesbians, second-wave feminism and gay liberation / Julie Podmore and Manon Tremblay; 9. People of color mobilization in LGBT movements in the Netherlands and the United States / Nicholas Boston and Jan Willem Duyvendak; 10. Inside or outside? Bisexual activism and the LGBTI Community / Kirsten McLean; 11. Trans activism and LGB movements: odd bedfellows? / Janneke van der Ros and Joz Motmans --
Part III. Social movement environment: 12. Political institutions and LGBTQ activism in comparative perspective / Miriam Smith; 13. Lesbian and gay rights and the courts / Susan Gluck Mezey; 14. zLesbian and gay rights are human rightsy، multiple globalizations and LGBTI activism / David Paternotte and Hakan Seckinelgin; 15. Caught in a web? The internet and deterritorialization of LGBT activism / Phillip M. Ayoub and Olga Brzezińska; 16. Faith and religion / Stephen Hunt; 17. Neoliberalism, citizenship and activism / Diane Richardson -- Part IV. Claims and debates:18. Decriminalizing homosexuality: gaining rights through sodomy law reform / Melinda D. Kane; 19. SM politics, SM communities in the United States / Rostom Mesli and Gayle Rubin; 20. Same-sex partnership and marriage: the success and costs of transnational activism / Kelly Kollman; 21. Rainbow families and the state: how policies shape reproductive choices / Nina Eggert and Isabelle Engeli; Afterword liberating generations: continuities and change in the radical queer western era / Ken Plummer.
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Summary The Ashgate Research Companion to Lesbian and Gay Activism provides scholars and students with a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of the current research in this subject. By drawing together leading scholars from political science, sociology, anthropology and history this companion provides an up to the minute snapshot of current scholarship as well as signposting several fruitful avenues for future research.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Local Note Credo Reference Publisher Collections
Subject Gay rights.
Gays -- Political activity.
Gay liberation movement.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Paternotte, David, editor.
Tremblay, Manon, editor.
Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Other Form: Print version: 1409457095 9781409457091 (DLC) 2015004231 xvi, 363 pages : illustrations, map
ISBN 9781785397325 electronic version
9781409457091 hbk. : alk. paper
9781409457107 ebook
9781472407450 epub