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Gay rights and moral panic : the origins of America's debate on homosexuality

Author: Fred Fejes
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using the 1977 campaign against the Dade County Florida gay rights ordinance as a focal point, this book provides an examination of the emergence of the modern lesbian and gay American movement, the challenges it posed to the accepted American notions of sexuality, and how American society reacted in turn.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fejes, Fred.
Gay rights and moral panic.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(DLC) 2008004024
(OCoLC)191898124
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Fejes
ISBN: 9780230614680 023061468X
OCLC Number: 433049644
Notes: UC Merced Library notes:
Ebook Library (Demand Driven Acquisitions)
Description: 1 online resource (x, 280 pages)
Contents: Lesbians, gay men and the minority rights revolution --
The strange media career of the homosexual --
Gay rights come to Miami --
The campaign begins --
The vote --
St. Paul, Wichita, Eugene --
California, Seattle, Miami (2) --
The gay rights debate.
Responsibility: Fred Fejes.
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ocn433049644

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"The overall portrait Fejes weaves is thorough, copiously documented, compelling, and valuable for all who wish to deepen their knowledge of U.S. gay history." - The Journal of American Culture "This Read more...

 
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