Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Experiences / Edition 2

Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Experiences / Edition 2

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Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Experiences / Edition 2

Designed for both the undergraduate and graduate classroom, this selection of important articles provides a comprehensive overview of current thought about the psychological issues affecting lesbians, bisexuals, and gay men. The editors have revised and updated the introduction and included a new set of articles for the second edition, most of which have been published since the release of the first edition of Psychological Perspectives. The book is divided into eight sections that deal with the meaning of sexual orientation; the psychological dimensions of prejudice, discrimination, and violence; identity development; diversity; relationships and families; adolescence, midlife, and aging; mental health; and the status of practice, research, and public policy bearing on homosexuality and bisexuality in American psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231124133
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 05/07/2003
Series: Between Men - Between Women Series
Edition description: second edition
Pages: 562
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.72(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Second Edition: Lesbian Gay Male and Bisexual Dimensions in the Psychological Study of Human Diversity Douglas C. Kimmel and Linda D. Garnets
Part I: The Meaning of Sexual Orientation
Contemporary Issue: Degree of Choice versus No Choice of Sexual Orientation
1. What a Light It Shed: The Life of Evelyn Hooker Douglas C. Kimmel and Linda D. Garnets
2. Biological Perspectives on Sexual Orientation, by J. Michael Bailey
3. Bisexual Identities, by Ronald C. Fox
4. Explaining Diversity in the Development of Same-Sex Sexuality Among Young Women, by Lisa M. Diamond and Ritch C. Savin-Williams
Part II: Psychological Dimensions of Prejudice Discrimination and Violence
Contemporary Issue: Sexual Prejudice Verbal Abuse Physical Harassment and Violence Based on Sexual Orientation
5. The Psychology of Sexual Prejudice, by Gregory M. Herek
6. Do Heterosexual Women and Men Differ in Their Attitudes Toward Homosexuality? A Conceptual and Methodological Analysis., by Mary E. Kite and Bernard E. Whitley Jr.
7. Violence and Victimization of Lesbians and Gay Men: Mental Health Consequences, by Linda Garnets Gregory M. Herek and Barrie Levy
8. Matthew Shepard's Death: A Professional Awakening, by Ritch C. Savin-Williams
Part III: Identity Development and Stigma Management
Contemporary Issue: Effects of Historical Differences Between Older and Younger Generations of Lesbians Bisexuals and Gay Men
9. Finding a Sexual Identity and Community: Therapeutic Implications and Cultural Assumptions in Scientific Models of Coming Out., by Paula C. Rust
10. Why Tell If You're Not Asked? Self-Disclosure Intergroup Contact and Heterosexuals' Attitudes Toward Lesbians and Gay Men Gregory M. Herek
11. Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Youths' Relationships with Their ParentsRitch C. Savin-Williams
12. Employment and Sexual Orientation: Disclosure and Discrimination in the Workplace, by M. V. Lee Badgett
Part IV: Diversity Among Gay Men Lesbians and Bisexuals
Contemporary Issue: Racism in the Gay Lesbian and Bisexual Community
13. Beyond Heterosexism and Across the Cultural Divide
Developing an Inclusive Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Psychology: A Look to the Future, by Beverly Greene
14. Native Gay and Lesbian Issues: The Two-Spirited, by Terry Tafoya
15. Sapphic Shadows: Challenging the Silence in the Study of SexualityEvelyn Blackwood and Saskia E. Wieringa
16. Identifying and Addressing Health Issues of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender Populations in Rural Communities: Psychological Perspectives, by Douglas C. Kimmel
Part V: Relationships and Families
Contemporary Issue: Legal Recognition of Gay Lesbian and Bisexual Relationships and Families
17. The Close Relationships of Lesbians Gay Men and Bisexuals, by Letitia Anne Peplau and Leah R. Spalding
18. Monogamy and Polyamory, by Paula C. Rust
19. Children of Lesbian and Gay Parents, by Charlotte J. Patterson
20. Stories from the Homefront: Perspectives of Asian-American Parents with Lesbian Daughters and Gay Sons, by Alice Y. Hom
Part VI: Adolescence Midlife and Aging
Contemporary Issue: The Impact of AIDS on Adolescents and Older Persons
21. Developmental and Adjustment Issues of Gay Lesbian and Bisexual Adolescents: A Review of the Empirical Literature, by Karla Anhalt and Tracy L. Morris
22. Lesbians and Gay Men in Midlife, by Douglas C. Kimmel and Barbara E. Sang
23. Being Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Sixty or Older, by Arnold H. Grossman Anthony R. D'Augelli and Timothy S. O'Connell
Part VII: Health
Contemporary Issue: Barriers to Health Care for Lesbians Gay Men and Bisexuals
24. AIDS and Stigma, by Gregory M. Herek
25. Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Health: Findings and Concerns, by Gay and Lesbian Medical Association and Columbia University Center for Lesbian
26. Long-Term Care and Hospice: The Special Needs of Older Gay Men and Lesbians, by Lora Connolly
Part VIII: Mental Health
Contemporary Issue: Effects of State and National Legislation and Popular Votes Regarding Sexual Orientation Issues on the Psychological Well-Being of Gay Men Lesbians and Bisexuals
27. "Somewhere in Des Moines or San Antonio'': Historical Perspectives on Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Mental Health, by Esther D. Rothblum
28. The Practice and Ethics of Sexual Orientation Conversion TherapyDouglas C. Haldeman
29. Minority Stress and the Mental Health in Gay Men, by Ilan H. Meyer
Part IX: Status of Research Practice and Public Policy Issues in American Psychology
Contemporary Issue: Benefits of Bisexuals Lesbians and Gay Men to Society and to Heterosexual Women and Men
30. Avoiding Heterosexist Bias in Psychological Research, by Gregory M. Herek Douglas C. Kimmel Hortensia Amaro and Gary B. Melton
31. Guidelines for Psychotherapy with Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Clients, by American Psychological Association
32. Seeing Is Believing: Research on Women's Sexual Orientation and Public Policy, by Sheila James Kuehl

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