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Title Youth, education, and sexualities : an international encyclopedia / edited by James T. Sears
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, [2005]


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Description 2 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents v. 1. A-J -- v. 2. K-Z
Summary "Featuring more than 200 entries written by an international roster of experts, this work is the most authoritative and accessible source available for educators, researchers and students seeking an understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth. This ground-breaking work examines policy, practice and research concerning youth who are often the victims of bullying and harrassment. Interdisciplinary, engaging articles examine the policy, practice, and research concerning the role, responses, and responsibilities of schools, educators, and the larger community to LGBT youth
Ranging from the the school curriculum to popular culture, topics include: gender roles, AIDS and HIV education, teen pregnancy, rural youth, prostitution, mental health, race and racism, counseling, gender roles, identity development, discrimination, anti-bias curriculum, children of LGBT parents, film, homophobia, legal issues, various ethnic groups, prejudice, religion, stereotypes, social class, college youth, and youth culture. There is international coverage as well of the United Kingdom, Asia, Australia, South America, and Europe." --Greenwood
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Homosexuality and education -- Encyclopedias.
Sex differences in education -- Encyclopedias.
Gay youth -- Education -- Encyclopedias.
Gay youth -- Social conditions -- Encyclopedias.
Sexual orientation -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Author Sears, James T. (James Thomas), 1951-
LC no. 2005018961
ISBN 0313327483 set alkaline paper
0313327548 v. 1 alkaline paper
0313327556 v. 2 alkaline paper