'Education, Equality and Human Rights' addresses the issue of human rights and its relationship to education in the 21st century. Each of the five equality issues of gender, race, sexuality, disability and social class are covered as areas in their own right, and in relation to education.
Ten original essays place the current debate over homosexual military service in its historical, theoretical, political, and policy context. They discuss parallels between policies on race on sexuality, the effects of Bill Clinton's 1994 Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, the threat of gay men to military identity, and other dimensions. A preface by Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer and the court opinions of her cases are also included.
This volume explores the topic of gays in the military by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that surround this issue. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.
This authoritative, state-of-the-art Handbook provides an authoritative overview of issues within sexuality education, coupled with ground-breaking discussion of emerging and unconventional insights in the field. With 32 contributions from 12 countries it definitively traces the landscape of issues, theories and practices in sexuality education globally. These rich and multidisciplinary essays are written by renowned critical sexualities studies experts.
This reader provides a comprehensive resource for students and scholars working in this vibrant and interdisciplinary field. The book traces the emergence and development of queer studies as a field of scholarship, presenting key critical essays alongside more recent criticism that explores new directions.
This far-reaching and contemporary encyclopedia examines and explores the lives and experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) individuals, focusing on the contexts and forces that shape their lives. The work focuses on LGBTQ issues and identity primarily through the lenses of psychology, human development and sociology, emphasizing queer, feminist and ecological perspectives on the topic, and addresses questions such as: What are the key theories used to understand variations in sexual orientation and gender identity? How do gay-straight alliances (GSA) affect LGBTQ youth? How do LGBTQ people experience the transition to parenthood? And many more.
Provides a comprehensive modern biographical survey of figures significant to the history of homosexuality in the Western world. Entries cover a huge range of figures, including cult and less well-known icons: from gay and lesbian activists to homophobes; from classical composers to rock musicians; from novelists and poets to queer theorists; and from Nobel Prize winners to Olympic athletes.