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The Social Construction of Lesbianism

The Social Construction of Lesbianism( )
Author: Kitzinger, Celia
Series title:Inquiries in Social Construction Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 1987
Publisher:SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $302.00
Book Description:

The old model of lesbianism as a pathological affliction has largely given way to a liberal social scientific one which presents it as an alternative lifestyle, a way of loving, a sexual preference, or a source of personal fulfillment.

This controversial book argues that the shift from ′pathological′ to ′gay affirmative′ research merely substitutes one depoliticized construction of lesbianism for another. The author contends that the gay affirmative...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Lgbt Studies / Lesbian Studies
Social Science / Women's Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15 x 23 cm
Book Weight:0.455 Kilograms

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