Laud Humphreys: Prophet of Homosexuality and Sociology / Edition 1

Laud Humphreys: Prophet of Homosexuality and Sociology / Edition 1

by John F. Galliher, Wayne Brekhus, David P. Keys
     
 

ISBN-10: 029920314X

ISBN-13: 9780299203146

Pub. Date: 09/15/2004

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

Laud Humphreys (1930­1988) was a pioneering and fearless sociologist, an Episcopal priest, and a civil rights, gay, and antiwar activist. This biography examines the groundbreaking work through the life of a complex man, and the life of the man through his controversial work.

Overview

Laud Humphreys (1930­1988) was a pioneering and fearless sociologist, an Episcopal priest, and a civil rights, gay, and antiwar activist. This biography examines the groundbreaking work through the life of a complex man, and the life of the man through his controversial work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299203146
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
09/15/2004
Edition description:
1
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsviii
Prologueix
Introduction3
1Birth and Beginnings13
2Becoming an Instant Icon19
3Historical and Intellectual Context of Tearoom Trade: The 1960s and Washington University23
4Published Criticism and Use of Tearoom Trade36
5Upward Professional Mobility and Continuing Activism65
6The Long (and Rapid) Road Down84
7The Legacy of Laud: Politics, Substance, and Professional Ethics93
Epilogue105
Appendix ALaud Humphreys's Vita109
Appendix BLaud Humphreys's FBI File117
Appendix CPoster from the Washington University Bulletin Board189
Appendix DSystematic Observation Sheet193
Appendix EData Sources and Methods197
References201
Index213

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