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Lesbian and Gay Parenting

Securing Social and Educational Capital

Authors: Taylor, Y.

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This book explores the intersections between class and sexuality in lesbians' and gay men's experiences of parenting and the everyday pathways navigated therein, from initial routes into parenting, to location preferences, schooling choice and community supports.

About the authors

Yvette Taylor is Professor in Social and Policy Studies and Head of the Weeks Centre, London South Bank University, UK. Her publications include Working-Class Lesbian Life: Classed Outsiders , Lesbian and Gay Parenting , Fitting Into Place? Class and Gender Geographies and Temporalities , Classed Intersections ; T heorizing Intersectionality and Sexuality and Sexualities: Reflections and Futures .

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Nominated for the Geographical Perspectives on Women Book Event at the 2010 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting

'Lesbian and Gay Parenting breaks new ground by showing the ways social class is central to queer families. Drawing on interviews with lesbians and gay men, Taylor's research is a must read for all serious students of sexuality, gender, and family in the Anglo-European world.' - Steven Seidman, Whitlessey Professor of sociology, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

'The classed lesbian and gay voices that Yvette Taylor brings into conversation about family indicate that class matters for family choices in ways that lesbian and gay theorists, as well as theorists of risk society, ignore at the peril of their theoretical and practical assertions.' - Valerie Lehr, Vice President of the University; Dean of Academic Affairs, St. Lawrence University, USA

'Taylor effectively interrogates how lesbian/gay 'desire to be the 'same' in accessing a range of social spheres as well as the (im)possibility of being so may be understood as classed and sexualised in its constant (de)legitimisation'...this volume makes a solid foray into this important area.' - Anne Harris, School of Education, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia


Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Lesbian and Gay Parenting
Book Subtitle
Securing Social and Educational Capital
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Yvette Taylor
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24454-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230244542
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-20272-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-30081-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 214
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