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Author Galliher, John F., author

Title Laud Humphreys : prophet of homosexuality and sociology / John F. Galliher, Wayne Brekhus, and David P. Keys
Published Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 214 pages) : illustrations
Contents Birth and beginnings -- Becoming an instant icon -- Historical and intellectual context of Tearoom Trade : the 1960s and Washington University -- Published criticism and use of Tearoom Trade -- Upward professional mobility and continuing activism -- The long (and rapid) road down -- The legacy of Laud : politics, substance, and professional ethics
Summary Laud Humphreys (19301988) was a pioneering and fearless sociologist, an Episcopal priest, and a civil rights, gay, and antiwar activist. This biography examines the groundbreaking work through the life of a complex man, and the life of the man through his controversial work
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-211) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Humphreys, Laud.
Homosexuality -- United States.
Sociologists -- United States -- Biography.
Sociology -- Research -- Methodology.
Genre/Form Biographie (Descripteur de forme)
Form Electronic book
Author Brekhus, Wayne, author
Keys, David P., author
LC no. 2004007795
ISBN 0299203131 (electronic bk.)
9780299203139 (electronic bk.)