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Queer (in)justice : the criminalization of LGBT people in the United States

Mogul, Joey L., 1969-

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  • Creator Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie, and Kay Whitlock
  • Format Books
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  • Publication
    • Boston : Beacon Press, [2011]
    • ©2011
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  • Physical Details
    • xx, 216 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780807051160, 0807051160, 9780807051153, 0807051152
  • OCLC ocn630501317

Summary

  • Draws on years of research, activism, and legal advocacy to present an examination of the gay experience, illustrating the continuing punishment of gay expression in the United States and illuminating strategies for change.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Setting the historical stage : colonial legacies -- Gleeful gay killers, lethal lesbians, & deceptive gender benders : queer criminal archetypes -- The ghosts of Stonewall : policing gender, policing sex -- Objection! treatment of queers in criminal courts -- Caging deviance : prisons as queer spaces -- False promises : criminal legal responses to violence against LGBT people -- Over the rainbow : where do we go from here?
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