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Sociolegal control of homosexuality : a multi-nation comparison

Author: D J West; Richard Green
Publisher: New York : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2002.
Series: Perspectives in sexuality.
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Despite the gains made by gay rights movements throughout the world, there are still areas in which homosexuals and their relationships are targeted as immoral and criminal. Sociolegal Control of Homosexuality, a comprehensive, up-to-date examination of governmental and religious reaction to issues of sexual orientation in regions - such as Asia and the Middle East - not often covered in English language  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sociolegal control of homosexuality.
New York : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2002
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D J West; Richard Green
ISBN: 0306471426 9780306471421
OCLC Number: 49852516
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 354 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: South Africa / Kevan Botha and Edwin Cameron --
Zimbabwe / Oliver Phillips --
China / Fang-Fu Ruan --
Japan / Steven D. Pinkerton and Paul R. Abramson --
Mexico / Juan Luis Álvarez-Gayou Jurgenson --
Bolivia : Developing a gay community, homosexuality and AIDS / Timothy Wright and Richard Wright --
Islam / Peter Avery --
Pakistan / Stephen O. Murray and Badruddin Khan --
Singapore / Laurence Wai-Teng Leong --
The United States / Richard Green --
Canada / Alexander Greer, Howard Barbaree, and Christine Brown --
European international control / Alan Reekie --
England / Donald J. West and Andrea Woelke --
Russia / Igor S. Kon --
The Czech and Slovak Republics / Ivo Procházka --
Germany / Rainer Hoffmann, Jörg Hutter, and Rüdiger Lautmann --
Austria / Helmut Graupner --
Belgium / Alan Reekie --
The Netherlands / Martin Moerings --
Supposed origins of homosexuality and implications for social control / Donald J. West.
Series Title: Perspectives in sexuality.
Responsibility: edited by Donald J. West and Richard Green.

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Despite the gains made by gay rights movements throughout the world, there are still areas in which homosexuals and their relationships are targeted as immoral and criminal. Sociolegal Control of Homosexuality, a comprehensive, up-to-date examination of governmental and religious reaction to issues of sexual orientation in regions - such as Asia and the Middle East - not often covered in English language publications, includes: a sampling of international legislation, both proscriptive and liberal the effects of fundamentalist religious movements new scientific information concerning the origin of sexual orientation, and much more! /LIST.

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