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Gay Rights and Moral Panic

Fred Fejes

Gay Rights and Moral Panic

The Origins of America"s Gay Rights Debate

by Fred Fejes

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gay Studies,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Social History,
  • Social Science / Gay Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11642884M
    ISBN 101403980691
    ISBN 109781403980694

      One evening, while watching the news, Roger N. Lancaster was startled by a report that a friend, a gay male school teacher, had been arrested for a sexually based crime. The resulting hysteria threatened to ruin the life of an innocent man. In this passionate and provocative book, Lancaster blends astute analysis, robust polemic, ethnography, and personal narrative to delve into the. Unwed teen mothers, abortion, masturbation, pornography, gay marriage, sex trafficking, homosexuality, and HIV are just a few in a long line of issues that have erupted into panics. These sexual panics spark moral crusades and campaigns, defining and shaping how we think about sexual and reproductive rights.

    The issue of -gay marriage has been very much in the front of public discussion in recent years, with states granting, then retreating with the marriage licenses to gay couples, squabbling over legislation as to whether to grant full marriage rights or create domestic partnerships, and trying to come to terms with how to balance opposed view of /5. In this book, Kenneth Thompson traces the developments in moral panic studies and also reintroduces some of the initial broader relevance of this field by treating moral panics not simply as separate episodes but in relation to systems of representation and regulation, and . A provocative feminist analysis of the moral panics of sexuality, this interdisciplinary edited collection showcases the range of historical and contemporary crises we too often suppress, including vagina dentata, vampires, cannibalism, age appropriateness, breast cancer, menstrual panics, and .

      Today’s media-driven moral panic over trans people and their rights seems like history repeating itself. Over the past few weeks, there have been almost daily articles in the press targeting. MORAL PANICS: Culture, Politics, and Social Construction' Erich Goode Department of Sociology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York Nachman Ben-Yehuda Department of Sociology and Anthropology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel KEYWORDS constructionism, social problems, moral crusades. The "Lavender Scare" was a moral panic about homosexual people in the United States government and their mass dismissal from government service. It contributed to and paralleled the anti-communist campaign known as McCarthyism and the Second Red Scare. [1].


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