This powerful book portrays the trauma of anti-gay violence and will stimulate thought, research and action on the problem.
Developed from a special issue of the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, it presents an overview of the problem, discusses the context of anti-gay violence, focuses on both victims and perpetrators and concludes with coverage of a variety of community responses across the nation. Topics covered include the social psychology of bigotry, treatment and service interventions and mental health consequences. Each section opens with a survivor's actual story - first person accounts - to give the reader insight into the reality of this serious social problem.
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)|
Table of Contents
Foreword - The Honorable John Conyers JrIntroductionSurvivor's Story - Claudia Brenner Eight BulletsPART ONE: AN OVERVIEW OF THE PROBLEMAnti-Gay Violence and Victimizaton in the United States - Kevin T Berrill An OverviewTrends in Violence and Discrimination Against Gay Men in New York City - Laura Dean, Shanyu Wu and John L Martin 1984 to 1990Violence in the Streets - Beatrice von Schulthess Anti-Lesbian Assault and Harassment in San FranciscoViolence Against Lesbian and Gay Male Youths - Joyce HunterSurvivor's Story - Bob GravelPART TWO: THE CONTEXTThe Social Context of Hate Crimes - Gregory M Herek Notes on Cultural HeterosexismThe Ecology of Anti-Gay Violence - Howard J EhrlichConceptualizing Anti-Gay Violence - Joseph HarryThinking More Clearly About Hate-Motivated Crimes - Richard A Berk, Elizabeth A Boyd and Karl M HamnerSurvivor's Story - William Edward HasselPART THREE: PERPETRATORSPsychological Heterosexism and Anti-Gay Violence - Gregory M Herek The Social Psychology of Bigotry and BashingKids Who Attack Gays - Eric WeissmanGay-Bashing - Karl M Hamner A Social Identity Analysis of Violence Against Lesbians and Gay MenThe Gay Bashers - Michael CollinsSurvivor's Story - Kathleen SarrisPART FOUR: SURVIVING AND RESPONDINGViolence and Victimization of Lesbians and Gay Men - Linda Garnets, Gregory M Herek and Barrie Levy Mental Health ConsequencesTreatment and Service Interventions for Lesbian and Gay Male Crime Victims - David M WertheimerThe Community Response to Violence in San Francisco - Gregory M Herek An Interview with Wenny Kusuma, Lester Olmstead-Rose and Jill TregorOrganizing Against Hate on Campus - Kevin T Berrill Strategies for ActivistsDocumenting the Victimization of Lesbians and Gay Men - Gregory M Herek and Kevin T Berrill Methodological IssuesPART FIVE: IMPLICATIONS FOR POLICYPrimary and Secondary Victimization in Anti-Gay Hate Crimes - Kevin T Berrill and Gregory M Herek Official Response and Public Policy