Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives by Anthony R. D'AugelliLesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives by Anthony R. D'Augelli

Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

EditorAnthony R. D'Augelli, Charlotte J. Patterson

Paperback | April 30, 1999

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Over the last fifteen years, psychological research regarding sexual orientation has seen explosive growth. In this book, Anthony R. D'Augelli and Charlotte J. Patterson bring together top experts to offer a comprehensive overview of what we have discovered--and what we still need tolearn--about lesbian, gay, and bisexual identities. Writing in clear, nontechnical language, the contributors cover a range of topics, including conceptions of sexual identity, development over the lifespan, family and other personal relationships, parenting, and bigotry and discrimination.Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities Over the Lifespan is essential reading for researchers, students, social scientists, mental health practitioners, and general readers who seek the most up-to-date and authoritative treatment of the subject available.
Anthony R. D'Augelli is at Pennsylvania State University. Charlotte J. Patterson is at University of Virginia.
Title:Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological PerspectivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:472 pages, 6.18 × 9.25 × 1.3 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:019510899X

ISBN - 13:9780195108996

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Table of Contents

PART I: Concepts of Sexual Identity1. Laura Brown: Lesbian Identities2. John C. Gonsiorek: Gay Male Identities3. Ronald C. Fox: Bisexual Identities4. Connie S. Chan: Issues of Sexual Identity in an Ethnic Minority: The Case of Chinese American Lesbians, Gay Men, and Bisexuals5. J. Michael Bailey: Biological Perspectives on Sexual Orientation6. Celia Kitzinger: Social Constructionism: Implications for Lesbian and Gay PsychologyPART II: Personal Development Over the Lifespan7. Ritch C. Savin-Williams: Lesbian and Gay Adolescence8. Douglas C. Kimmel and Barbara E. Sang: Lesbians and Gay Men in Midlife9. James D. Reid: Development in Later Life: Older Lesbian and Gay LivesPART III: Relationships and Families10. Lawrence A. Kurdek: Lesbian and Gay Male Close Relationships11. Charlotte J. Patterson: Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and Their ChildrenPART IV: Community and Contextual Issues12. Anthony R. D'Augelli and Linda D. Garnets: Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Communities13. Gregory M. Herek: Stigma, Heterosexism, and Victimization14. Jay P. Paul, Robert B. Hays, and Thomas J. Coates: The Impact of the HIV Epidemic on U.S. Gay Male Communities15. Kristin A. Hancock: Psychotherapy with Lesbians and Gay Men

Editorial Reviews

"A highly readable overview of current scholarship. . .Should appeal to a broad range of social scientists."--Merrill-Palmer Quarterly