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Departing from deviance [electronic resource] :a history of homosexual rights and emancipatory science in America / Henry L. Minton.

By: Minton, Henry L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xi, 344 p.).ISBN: 9780226304458 (electronic bk.); 0226304450 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Homosexuality -- Research -- United States | Gay liberation movement -- United States | Social Science | Homosexualité -- Recherche -- États-Unis | Mouvement de libération des homosexuels -- États-Unis | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations | Homoseksualiteit | Onderzoek | Emancipatie | Homobeweging | Homosexualität | Forschung | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 305.9/0664/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: emancipatory science and homosexual rights -- The relationship between homosexuals and sex researchers, 1870-1940 -- Jan Gay and the Sex Variants Committee, 1935-41 -- Homosexual life stories, 1935-41 -- Henry and Gross and the study of sex offenders, 1937-72 -- Thomas Painter and the study of male prostitution, 1935-43 -- Toward participatory research on homosexuality: Painter, Kinsey, and the Kinsey Institute, 1943-73 -- Evelyn Hooker, Frank Kameny, and depathologizing homosexuality, 1957-73 -- Epilogue: beyond 1973.
Summary: The struggle to remove the stigma of sickness surrounding same-sex love has a long history. In 1973, the American Psychiatric Association removed homosexuality from its diagnostic classification of mental illness, but the groundwork for this pivotal decision was laid decades earlier. In this new study, Henry L. Minton looks back at the struggle of the American gay and lesbian activists who chose scientific research as a path for advancing homosexual rights. He traces the history of gay and lesbian emancipatory research from its early beginnings in the late nineteenth century to its role in cha.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-335) and index.

Introduction: emancipatory science and homosexual rights -- The relationship between homosexuals and sex researchers, 1870-1940 -- Jan Gay and the Sex Variants Committee, 1935-41 -- Homosexual life stories, 1935-41 -- Henry and Gross and the study of sex offenders, 1937-72 -- Thomas Painter and the study of male prostitution, 1935-43 -- Toward participatory research on homosexuality: Painter, Kinsey, and the Kinsey Institute, 1943-73 -- Evelyn Hooker, Frank Kameny, and depathologizing homosexuality, 1957-73 -- Epilogue: beyond 1973.

The struggle to remove the stigma of sickness surrounding same-sex love has a long history. In 1973, the American Psychiatric Association removed homosexuality from its diagnostic classification of mental illness, but the groundwork for this pivotal decision was laid decades earlier. In this new study, Henry L. Minton looks back at the struggle of the American gay and lesbian activists who chose scientific research as a path for advancing homosexual rights. He traces the history of gay and lesbian emancipatory research from its early beginnings in the late nineteenth century to its role in cha.

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