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Departing from Deviance

A History of Homosexual Rights and Emancipatory Science in America

Departing from Deviance( )
Author: Minton, Henry L.
Series title:Prehistoric Archeology and Ecology Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 2001
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $83.00
Book Description:

The struggle to remove the stigma of sickness surrounding same-sex love has a long history. In 1973, the American Psychiatric Association removed homosexuality from its diagnostic classification of mental illness, but the groundwork for this pivotal decision was laid decades earlier. In this new study, Henry L. Minton looks back at the struggle of the American gay and lesbian activists who chose scientific research as a path for advancing homosexual rights. He traces the history...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Lgbt Studies / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.5 x 22.7 x 2.136 cm
Book Weight:0.542 Kilograms

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