Worldwide Perspectives on Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals [3 Volumes] | 10.62 MB
English | 1392 Pages
Title: Worldwide Perspectives on Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals [3 Volumes]
Author: Paula Gerber Ph.D.;
This interdisciplinary set makes a significant contribution to understanding how LGB rights are progressing-and in some circumstances, regressing-around the globe. The three volumes take a look at the lived experiences of LGB individuals from different views and supply complete protection on all kinds of matters starting from LGB youth and LGB getting old to the approaches to LGB individuals of various religions, together with Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Chapters concentrate on matters together with the continuing criminalization of same-sex sexual conduct and the way worldwide human rights legislation can be utilized to enhance the lives of LGB individuals. Particular consideration is paid to the rights of bisexuals, a bunch usually ignored in works specializing in sexual orientation.
Volume 1 focuses on historical past, politics, and tradition referring to LGB individuals; Volume 2 focuses on the laws-domestic and international-governing LGB individuals; and Volume 3 offers snapshots of the present state of LGB expertise in nations worldwide, offered by geographical area: Europe, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific area.