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Title Queer economics : a reader / edited by Joyce Jacobsen and Adam Zeller.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.

Subject Gays -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Gay consumers -- United States.
Lesbian consumers -- United States.
Homosexuality -- Economic aspects.
Alt Name Jacobsen, Joyce P.
Zeller, Adam.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 466 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- Why queer economics? -- The economics of sexual orientation: establishing a research agenda / M.V. Lee Badgett and Rhonda M. Williams -- Gender, sexuality, and sexual orientation: all in the feminist family? / M.V. Lee Badgett -- Opening questions / Colleen Lamos -- Barriers to the study of queer economics -- Why aren't more economists doing research on sexual orientation? / Marieka M. Klawitter -- Uncovering a quantitative history of gays and lesbians in the United States / Kyle D. Kauffman -- Queer demography -- Demographics of the gay and lesbian population in the United States: evidence from available systematic data sources / Dan Black, Gary Gates, Seth Sanders, and Lowell Taylor -- Using the census to profile same-sex cohabitation: a research note / Voon Chin Phua and Gayle Kaufman -- Lesbians and gay men flirting with/disengaging from vital statistics: same sex relationships and the NZ census 1971/2001 / Prue Hyman -- Queer political economy -- Queer political economy: the social articulation of desire / Richard R. Cornwall -- Lesbian economics / Jeffner Allan -- Queer economic history -- Capitalism and gay identity / John D'Emilio -- The sexual division of labor, sexuality and lesbian/gay liberation: towards a Marxist-feminist analysis of sexuality in U.S. capitalism / Julie Matthaei -- Queer labor economics -- The wage effects of sexual orientation discrimination / M.V. Lee Badgett -- Effects of sexual preferences on earnings in the Netherlands / Erik Plug and Peter Berkhout -- Sexual orientation discrimination in hiring / Doris Weichselbaumer -- Queer consumer economics -- The gay marketing movement / Amy Gluckman and Betsy Reed -- We're here, we're queer, and we're going shopping! A critical perspective on the accommodation of gays and lesbians in the U.S. marketplace / Lisa PeƱaloza -- Excuse me sir? May I help you and your boyfriend?: salespersons' differential treatment of homosexual and straight customers / Andrew S. Walters and Maria-Cristina Curran -- Queer urban economics -- Gentrification and gay neighborhood formation in New Orleans: a case study / Lawrence Knopp -- Finding oneself, losing oneself: the lesbian and gay "scene" as a paradoxical space / Gill Valentine and Tracey Skelton -- Queer public finance -- Wedding bell blues: the income tax consequences of legalizing same-sex marriage -- What if? The legal consequences of marriage and the legal needs of lesbian and gay male couples / David L. Chambers.
Note Print version record.
Summary An important new book, bringing together into one volume many of the salient early articles in the field as well as important recent contributions, this reader is an examination of and response to the effects of heteronormativity on both economic outcomes and economics as a discipline.The first book to consolidate what has been published, filling a gap in the currently available literature and edited by an expert in the field, it contains a brief introductory essay; setting-out the reasons for and aims of the project, and a short section introduction; defining the topic at han.
Note English.
ISBN 9780203939451 (electronic bk.)
020393945X (electronic bk.)
9781135982546 (electronic bk.)
1135982546 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 830323492
Additional Format Print version: Queer economics. London ; New York : Routledge, 2008 9780415771702 (DLC) 2007011487 (OCoLC)104869463

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