US Public Schools and the Politics of Queer Erasure

US Public Schools and the Politics of Queer Erasure

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Description

This book presents a history of queer erasure in the US public school system, from the 1920s up until today. By focusing on specific events as well as the context in which they occurred, Lugg presents a way forward in improving school policies for both queer youth and queer adults.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 117 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 11.18mm | 2,716g
  • Palgrave Pivot
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2015
  • XI, 117 p.
  • 1137535253
  • 9781137535252

Table of contents

1. Before APA 2. Liberation and Re-Stigmatization 3. The Turbulent 1990s and 2000s 4. Coming out into a Hostile World: The Politics of Adult Queer Visibility and Power 5. Does it get Better? The On-Going Political War against Queer Youth 6. Life after Obergefell: Will Queers finally become Visible within Public Schools?
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About Catherine A. Lugg

Jason P. Murphy, Rutgers University, USA
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