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Are We Thinking Straight? : The Politics of Straightness in a Lesbian and Gay Social Movement Organization - Daniel K. Cortese

Are We Thinking Straight?

The Politics of Straightness in a Lesbian and Gay Social Movement Organization

Hardcover Published: 1st February 2006
ISBN: 9780415977012
Number Of Pages: 228

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This book highlights the strategic deployment of a straight identity by an LGBT organization. Cortese explores the ways in which activists strategically use a "straight" identity as a social movement tool in order to successfully achieve the movement objectives.

List of Figuresp. ix
List of Tablesp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Theory and Research Methodsp. 15
Organizational Diversity in SAGAp. 57
God Is on Our Side: The Mission of SAGAp. 87
No Joking About the "S" in SAGA: "Straight" Strategyp. 115
Political Environments Shape Identity Deploymentp. 141
Straight Ahead and Moving Forwardp. 173
Appendix Ap. 183
Appendix Bp. 187
Appendix Cp. 189
Appendix Dp. 191
Notesp. 193
Referencesp. 195
Indexp. 203
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ISBN: 9780415977012
ISBN-10: 0415977010
Series: New Approaches in Sociology: Studies in Social Inequality, Social Changes, And Social Justice
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 228
Published: 1st February 2006
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1