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Title Sociolegal control of homosexuality : a multi-nation comparison / edited by Donald J. West and Richard Green.
Imprint New York : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002.

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Series Perspectives in sexuality
Perspectives in sexuality.
Subject Homosexuality -- Cross-cultural studies.
Homosexuality -- Law and legislation -- Cross-cultural studies.
Gay men -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Gay men -- Mental health.
Lesbians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Lesbians -- Mental health.
Alt Name West, D. J. (Donald James), 1924-
Green, Richard, 1936-2019.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 354 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 Alvarez-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 Prochazka -- Germany / Rainer Hoffmann, Jorg Hutter, and Rudiger Lautmann -- Austria / Helmut Graupner -- Belgium / Alan Reekie -- The Netherlands / Martin Moerings -- Supposed origins of homosexuality and implications for social control / Donald J. West.
Summary 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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0306471426 (electronic bk.)
9780306471421 (electronic bk.)
0306455323
OCLC # 49852516
Additional Format Print version: Sociolegal control of homosexuality. New York : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002 0306455323


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