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Gay fatherhood : narratives of family and citizenship in America

Author: Ellen Lewin
Publisher: Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focus on experiences of gay men: the challenges in their quest for fatherhood, negotiating specific bureaucratic and financial conditions as they pursue adoption; questions about their future child's race, age, sex, and health; how they cope with political attacks from both the "family values" right and the "radical queer" left.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Lewin
ISBN: 0226476561 9780226476568 0226476588 9780226476582
OCLC Number: 456685477
Description: XIII, 232 p. ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Ellen Lewin.

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Chronicles the lives of gay men, exploring how they cope with political attacks from both the 'family values' right and the 'radical queer' left - while also shedding light on the evolving meanings  Read more...

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