LGBT-Parent Families: Innovations in Research and Implications for Practice
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including England, Australia, Canada, and South Africa is presented. Reflecting the nature of this issue, the volume is notably interdisciplinary, with contributions from scholars in psychology, sociology, human development, family studies, gender studies, sexuality studies, legal studies, social work, and anthropology. Additionally, scholarship from regions beyond the U.S. LGBT-Parent Families is the first handbook to provide a comprehensive examination of this underserved area. In addition to gender and sexuality, all contributors address issues of social class, race, and ethnicity in their chapters.
From the reviews:“LGBT-Parent Families: Innovations in Research and Implications for Practice edited by Abbie Goldberg and Katherine Allen is a cohesive and thorough collection of what is known about lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) parents and their families. 58 (26), June, 2013) . … an excellent resource for graduate students and professors, as well as for clinicians and consultants working with LGBT-parent families. … the chapters in this volume would be excellent resources for students learning to critically evaluate scholarly work, as the authors very thoughtfully do this.” (Richard Niolon, PsycCRITIQUES, Vol
Amazon Customer said Five Stars. TY. Aine M. Humble said Fantastic book. This is a fantastic contribution to the literature on LGBT-parent families. Previous to reading this book, I had read journal articles and the occasional book article on this topic, but this was the first time I had seen such a comprehensive and detailed . A much-needed resource This is a much-needed text that pulls together the wealth of information we have about LGBT-parent families from the past couple of decades. It is particularly impressive how the text highlights the diversity of these families, and challenges a lot of fal