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Sexual Inequalities and Social Justice

Niels Teunis and Gilbert Herdt


This book signals the emergence of a new paradigm of social analysis committed to understanding and analyzing social oppression in the context of sexuality and gender. The contributors, an interdisciplinary group of social scientists representing anthropology, sociology, public health, and psychology, illuminate the role of sexuality in producing and reproducing inequality, difference, and structural violence among a range of populations in various geographic, historical, and cultural arenas. In particular, the chapters consider racial minorities including Hispanics, Koreans, and African Ameri ... More

Keywords: social oppression, sexuality, gender, inequality, structural violence, racial minorities, disabled people, substance abuse, racism, homophobia

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Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780520246140
Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520246140.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Niels Teunis, editor

Gilbert Herdt, editor

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Introduction: The Analysis of Sexual Inequality

Niels Teunis, and Gilbert Herdt

Chapter 10 Sexual Inequality, Youth Empowerment, and the GSA: A Community Study in California

Gilbert Herdt, Stephen T. Russell, Jeffrey Sweat, and Michelle Marzullo

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