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Author Linneman, Thomas J

Title Weathering Change : Gays and Lesbians, Christian Conservatives, and Everyday Hostilities
Published New York : NYU Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (277 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; 1. Experiencing Political Climates; 2. Watching the Media; 3. Reading the Public Mind; 4. Engaging the Government; 5. Being in the Communities; 6. Reflecting on the Other; 7. Changing the Climates; 8. Concluding Thoughts; Appendix: Methods; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary The Pacific Northwest is known for its diverse, unusual politics. There are thriving gay and lesbian communities and populations of staunchly conservative Christians. Both groups wield political power out of proportion to their numbers and yet both feel beleaguered. How do members of these groups--both community leaders and everyday citizens--perceive the political climates that surround them. This book tells a tale of two Northwestern cities: Seattle, well known nationally for its liberalism, and Spokane, its conservative cousin to the east. Weathering Change characterizes the ways these libera
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Subject Christian conservatism -- Washington (State) -- Seattle.
Christian conservatism -- Washington (State) -- Spokane.
Gays -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Attitudes.
Gays -- Washington (State) -- Spokane -- Attitudes.
Public opinion -- Washington (State) -- Seattle.
Public opinion -- Washington (State) -- Spokane.
Seattle (Wash.) -- Politics and government -- Public opinion.
Spokane (Wash.) -- Politics and government -- Public opinion.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0814765181