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Everyday Law For Gays And Lesbians

Author : Anthony C. Infanti
ISBN : 9781317260189
Genre : Political Science
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"Mandatory reading for anyone who cares about lesbians and gay men." Patricia A. Cain, Inez Mabie Professor of Law, Santa Clara University Everyday Law for Gays and Lesbians and Those Who Care about Them accessibly explains the myriad ways the law applies to and affects lesbian and gay lives. Written both concretely and clearly, each chapter opens with a vivid story about actual experiences of lesbians and gay men and then uses those experiences as a springboard for discussing the law. Using his personal and expert professional experience, Anthony Infanti makes complicated legal issues approachable, including marriage and its alternatives, bias crimes, the military, education, employment, housing, medical and tax planning, and parenting. Going beyond a mere summary of the law, this book provides both legal and nonlegal strategies for coping with and effecting positive change in the law as it affects the lives of lesbians and gay men. The book also contains an appendix with a list of useful resources for lesbians, gay men, and those who care about them.

Rainbow Family Collections Selecting And Using Children S Books With Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender And Queer Content

Author : Jamie Campbell Naidoo
ISBN : 9781598849615
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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As one of the only highly praised resources on this important topic, this thoughtfully compiled book examines and suggests picture books and chapter books presenting LGBTQ content to children under the age of 12. • A foreword by K.T. Horning of the Cooperative Children's Book Center • An extensive bibliography of picture books, easy chapter books, nonfiction books and nonprint materials with LGBTQ content for children ages 12 and under • An index of key terms for each title provides easy access to titles representing a specific aspect of LGBTQ culture

50 Ways To Support Lesbian Gay Equality

Author : Meredith Maran
ISBN : 1930722508
Genre : Political Science
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A call to action for anyone interested in supporting gay rights in America presents essays on how to make activism a part of everyday life, fighting discrimination in families, communities, and the workplace. Original.

Critical Tax Theory

Author : Anthony C. Infanti
ISBN : 9780521511360
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book represents the first compilation of the key works in the area of critical tax theory. "Critical tax theory" is an umbrella moniker for an area of tax scholarship that examines why the tax laws are the way they are and, more particularly, the impact that the tax laws have on traditionally subordinated groups. The main purpose of this book is to make this new and growing body of work more accessible to those outside of the area.

New Books On Women Gender And Feminism

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ISBN : UCBK:C098759700
Genre : Feminism
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New Books On Women And Feminism

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ISBN : OSU:32435081500779
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Revaluing Care In Theory Law And Policy

Author : Rosie Harding
ISBN : 9781317373841
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Care is central to life, and yet is all too often undervalued, taken for granted, and hidden from view. This collection of fourteen substantive and highly innovative essays, along with its insightful introduction, seeks to explore the different dimensions of care that shape social, legal and political contexts. It addresses these dimensions in four key ways. First, the contributions expand contemporary theoretical understandings of the value of care, by reflecting upon established conceptual approaches (such as the ‘ethics of care’) and developing new ways of using and understanding this concept. Second, the chapters draw on a wide range of methods, from doctrinal scholarship through ethnographic, empirical and biographical research methodologies. Third, the book enlarges the usual subjects of care research, by expanding its analysis beyond the more typical focus on familial interconnection to include professional care contexts, care by strangers and care for and about animals. Finally, the collection draws on contributions from academics working in Europe and Australia, across law, anthropology, gender studies, politics, psychology and sociology. By highlighting the points of connection and tension between these diverse international and disciplinary perspectives, this book outlines a new and nuanced approach to care, exploring contemporary understandings of care across law, the social sciences and humanities.

Steven Petrow S Complete Gay Lesbian Manners

Author : Steven Petrow
ISBN : 9780761165323
Genre : Social Science
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**In recognition of Quality, Excellence, and Design, this ebook has been granted a QED seal of approval from Digital Book World.** Finally, the first big book of manners for the more than 15 million lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the United States and Canada and the people who love them, work with them, and live with them. Written by Steven Petrow, the go-to authority on the subject—he’s the same-sex wedding expert at The New York Times and a columnist for The Huffington Post, Yahoo’s Shine, GayWeddings.com, and the “Q” Syndicate (with distribution to more than 100 LGBT newspapers and websites)—this is the definitive book of LGBT etiquette. Encyclopedic in its approach, filled with practical wisdom, lively wit, and much insight, Steven Petrow’s Complete Gay & Lesbian Manners covers everything: from coming out to being out in the workplace; from dealing with the joy and complexity of same-sex weddings and commitment ceremonies (including how to propose and write meaningful vows) to handling the legal paperwork every couple needs. There’s a chapter on sex etiquette, and another on the challenges and opportunities of raising a family, plus sections on travel, bullying, entertaining, meeting new friends, introducing your partner to your family, a primer on gay pride, and so much more. Throughout there are hundreds of questions—some posed by LGBT folk, and others by straight people: What do the mothers of two brides wear to a lesbian wedding? What do you say to an anti-gay joke? How do you answer “Who’s the father?” when there are two mothers? Manners, yes, but with a twist.

Everyday Activism

Author : Michael R. Stevenson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105111884057
Genre : Social Science
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A practical handbook presents a collection of strategies, facts, and legal arguments for those seeking equality in lesbian, gay, or bisexual life, covering such topics as domestic partnership benefits, lesbian and gay parenting, civil rights legislation, hate crimes, military policiy, housing, and other key issues. Original.

New Perspectives On Deviance The Construction Of Deviance In Everyday Life

Author : Lori G. Beaman
ISBN : 0130831611
Genre : Deviant behavior
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Designed for courses in Deviant Behaviour, and Introductory Deviance. This edited collection focuses on the construction of notions of deviance in everyday life. Discussions of traditional theories are included to provide students with a well-rounded overview of theoretical approaches to deviance. However, the guiding theoretical framework of the book is a focus on the social construction of deviance, both at the macro and micro levels. While the first section considers topics that are traditionally found in deviance textbooks-prostitution, drug abuse, alcoholism, and mental illness-the second section highlights assumptions about what constitutes “normal” families, bodies, and cultural practices. Most deviance readers and texts focus on very narrow conceptualizations of what constitutes deviant behaviour, with little attention paid to “everyday” constructions of deviance related to poverty, body image, and family values.

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