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The Gay Marriage GenerationHow the LGBTQ Movement Transformed American Culture

The Gay Marriage Generation: How the LGBTQ Movement Transformed American Culture

Peter Hart-Brinson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479800513
eISBN:
9781479823949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The rapid increase in public support for gay marriage in the United States between 1988 and 2015 is unprecedented in modern polling. How and why did an idea that was once nonsense become a political ... More

Growing Up QueerKids and the Remaking of LGBTQ Identity

Growing Up Queer: Kids and the Remaking of LGBTQ Identity

Mary Robertson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479879601
eISBN:
9781479807512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479879601.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Growing Up Queer explores what it is like being young and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer (LGBTQ) in the United States today. Using interviews and ethnographic research conducted at ... More

No Place on the CornerThe Costs of Aggressive Policing

No Place on the Corner: The Costs of Aggressive Policing

Jan Haldipur

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479869084
eISBN:
9781479871407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479869084.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In the early 2000s, New York City began to experience a surge in “stop, question, and frisks”—a police tactic that became a distinctive feature of the New York Police Department. Young black and ... More

Toxic ShockA Social History

Toxic Shock: A Social History

Sharra L. Vostral

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479877843
eISBN:
9781479894925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877843.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In 1980, young, healthy women in the United States suddenly began to get sick and even die. The unexpected link to these deaths was superabsorbent tampons. Thousands of women used them during their ... More

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