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Antigay rights : assessing voter initiatives

Author: Suzanne McCorkle; Stephanie L Witt
Publisher: Westport ; London : Praeger, 1997.
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Anti-gay voter initiatives from both the political science and communication perspectives are dealt with in this book. The authors discuss the emergence of the religious right in the USA and why  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne McCorkle; Stephanie L Witt
ISBN: 0275954617 9780275954611
OCLC Number: 875552825
Description: 200 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction No Longer a Sleeping Giant: The Reawakening of Religious Conservatives in American Politics by Steven Shaw Taking the Initiative: Anti-Homosexual Propaganda of the Oregon Citizens Alliance by David Douglass The Constitution as Rhetorical Symbol in Western Anti-Gay Rights Initiatives: The Case of Idaho by Daniel Levin The Idaho Anti-Gay Initiative: A Chronology of Events by Suzanne McCorkle and Marshall G. Most Fear and Loathing on the Editorial Page: An Analysis of Idaho's Anti-Gay Initiative by Suzanne McCorkle and Marshall G. Most In Their Own Words: Conversations with Campaign Leaders by Harvey Pitman Secular Anti-Gay Advocacy in the Springfield, Missouri Bias Crime Ordinance Debate by Ralph R. Smith Direct Democracy and Minority Rights: Opinions on Anti-Gay and Lesbian Ballot Initiatives by Todd Donovan and Shaun Bowler The Correlates of Tolerance: Analyzing the State-Wide Votes on Anti-Gay Initiatives by Stephanie L. Witt and Leslie R. Alm Romer v. Evans: The Centerpiece of the American Gay Rights Debate by Sean Patrick O'Rourke and Laura K. Lee Dellinger Bibliography Appendix A: Tables Appendix B: Text of Anti-Gay Initiatives Index About the Contributors
Responsibility: edited by Stephanie L. Witt and Suzanne McCorkle.


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