Same Sex / Edition 1

Same Sex / Edition 1

by John Corvino
     
 

ISBN-10: 0847684830

ISBN-13: 9780847684830

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

Same Sex is the most comprehensive anthology on homosexuality available. It goes beyond other classroom readers to explore historical conceptions of homosexuality, homosexual identity, and a variety of public policy issues, ranging from gay marriage to outing to military service. It also examines the issues from ethical, religious, and scientific perspectives.…  See more details below

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Same Sex is the most comprehensive anthology on homosexuality available. It goes beyond other classroom readers to explore historical conceptions of homosexuality, homosexual identity, and a variety of public policy issues, ranging from gay marriage to outing to military service. It also examines the issues from ethical, religious, and scientific perspectives. While the authors represent a wide range of opinions on homosexuality, the anthology cuts through the emotional fervor surrounding homosexuality to offer reasoned, lucid discussion of the issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847684830
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
Studies in Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments

I. Morality and Religion
1 Why Shouldn't Tommy and Jim Have Sex? A Defense of Homosexuality
2 A Reply to Corvino
3 Law, Morality, and "Sexual Orientation"
4 Homosexual Conduct: A Reply to the New Natural Lawyers
5 The Homosexual Movement
6 A Reply to the Ramsey Colloquium
7 The Bible on Homosexuality: Ethically Neutral
8 Romans 1:26-27 and Biblical Sexuality

II. Science and Identity
9 The Origins of Sexual Orientation: Possible Biological Contributions
10 The Exotic-Becomes-Erotic Theory of Sexual Orientation
11 The Ethical Relevance of Scientific Research on Sexual Orientation
12 Diversity and Variability in Women's Sexual Identities
13 Explaining Homosexuality: Who Cares Anyhow?

III. Identity and History
14 Aristophanes' Speech from the Symposium Plato
15 Revolutions, Universals, and Sexual Categories
16 Sex Before Sexuality: Pederasty, Politics, and Power in Classical Athens
17 The Reproduction of Butch-Fem Roles: A Social Constructionist Approach
18 Christian Brotherhood or Sexual Perversion? Homosexual Identities and the Construction of Sexual Boundaries in the World War I Era
19 Strangers at Home: Bisexuals in the Queer Movement

IV. Public Policy
20 Make Love, Not War: The Pentagon's Ban is Wise and Just
21 Dry-cleaning the Troops and Other Matters: A Critique of Don't Ask. Don't Tell
22 The Case for Outing
23 Outing, Ethics, and Politics: A Reply to Mohr
24 How Domestic Partnerships and "Gay Marriage" Threaten the Family
25 Who Needs Marriage?
26 Against Marriage
27 A Gay and Straight Agenda

Notes
Index
About the Contributors

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