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    From Here to Diversity: The Social Impact of Lesbian and Gay Issues in Education in Australia and New Zealand (Hardback) Edited by Kerry H. Robinson, Edited by Jude Irwin, Edited by Tania Ferfolja

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    DescriptionExplore ways to reduce the impact of heterosexism on students, teachers, and educational institutions! This essential book focuses on lesbian and gay issues in education, demonstrating why and how educational administrators, teachers, and teacher educators need to re-evaluate their policies and pedagogy to create better learning environments. It explores the social and educational impact of homophobia and heterosexism upon students, teachers, and school systems--and suggests ways to limit the damage. With in-depth interviews, case studies, and cutting-edge research, this pioneering book examines: how representations of masculinity and sexuality in schools limit opportunities for male students how the needs of lesbian and gay youth are defined in educational contexts--and the consequences of framing those needs as they are a lesbian mother's experiences with the schooling and education of her children why queer theory can be useful in the general education of a surprising number of groups of students how heterosexism and homophobia are addressed--or not addressed--in teacher training how sexuality-based discrimination affects people working in education how definitions and understandings of homophobia are often caught in academic debates about whether it is a psychiatric disorder or simple prejudice in homophobes


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    Title
    From Here to Diversity
    Subtitle
    The Social Impact of Lesbian and Gay Issues in Education in Australia and New Zealand
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Kerry H. Robinson, Edited by Jude Irwin, Edited by Tania Ferfolja
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 134
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 222 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 388 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781560235507
    ISBN 10: 1560235500
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.4
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BIC subject category V2: JFSK2
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    BISAC V2.8: SOC012000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17220
    BISAC V2.8: SOC025000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 11
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 54
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 21
    BISAC V2.8: EDU000000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JN
    DC21: 370.8664
    DC22: 370.8664, 370/.86/64
    LC classification: LC192.6 .F76 2002
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: JN, JKSN, JBSJ
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Inc
    Imprint name
    Haworth Press Inc
    Publication date
    01 December 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Binghamton
    Table of contents
    About the Contributors Preface Acknowledgments Playing with Fire: Homo(sexuality) and Schooling in New Zealand Whose Problem Is This? Queerying the Framing of Lesbian and Gay Secondary School Students Within "At Risk" Discourses Banking Goodwill: Working Towards Children's Happiness and Safety at School the Strategies We've Learnt as Lesbian Mothers-A Personal Reflection Why Queer Theory Is Useful in Teaching: A Perspective from English as a Second Language Teaching A Reflection of Resistance: Discourses of Heterosexism and Homophobia in Teacher Training Classrooms Discrimination Against Gay Men, Lesbians, and Transgender People Working in Education Heterosexual Attitudes to Homosexuality: Homophobia at a Rural Australian University Psychiatric Disorder or Straight Prejudice? The Role of Education in Overcoming Homophobia Index Reference Notes Included