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‘Sure There’s Racism, But Homophobia—That’s Different’: Experiences of Black Lesbians Who are Parenting in North-Central Florida at the Intersection of Race and SexualityAshgate Research Companion to Black Sociology (2015)
The Ashgate Research Companion to Black Sociology provides the most up to date exploration and analysis of research focused on Blacks in America. Beginning with an examination of the project of Black Sociology, it offers studies of recent events, including the â€˜Stand Your Groundâ€™ killing of Trayvon Martin, the impact of Hurricane Katrina on emerging adults, and efforts to change voting requirements that overwhelmingly affect Blacks, whilst engaging with questions of sexuality and family life, incarceration, health, educational outcomes and racial wage disparities. Inspired by W.E.B. Du Boisâ€™s charge of engaging in objective research that has a positive impact on society, and organized around the themes of Social Inequities, Blacks and Education, Blacks and Health and Future Directions, this timely volume brings together the latest interdisciplinary research to offer a broad overview of the issues currently faced by Blacks in United States. A timely, significant research guide that informs readers on the social, economic and physical condition of Blacks in America, and proposes directions for important future research. The Ashgate Research Companion will appeal to policy makers and scholars of Africana Studies, Sociology, Cultural Studies, Anthropology and Politics, with interests in questions of race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, social inequalities, health and education.
- Black lesbians
EditorEarl Wright II
PublisherAshgate Publishing Company
Citation InformationClare F. Walsh. "‘Sure There’s Racism, But Homophobia—That’s Different’: Experiences of Black Lesbians Who are Parenting in North-Central Florida at the Intersection of Race and Sexuality" BurlingtonAshgate Research Companion to Black Sociology (2015) p. 73
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