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Anti-gay rights : assessing voter initiatives

Author: Stephanie L Witt; Suzanne McCorkle
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997.
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Anti-gay voter initiatives from both the political science and communication perspectives are dealt with in this book. The authors discuss the emergence of the religious right in the USA and why  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anti-gay rights.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997
(OCoLC)988744051
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie L Witt; Suzanne McCorkle
ISBN: 0275954617 9780275954611
OCLC Number: 36133364
Description: vi, 200 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: No longer a sleeping giant: the re-awakening of religious conservatives in American politics / Steven Shaw --
Taking the initiative: anti-homosexual propaganda of the Oregon Citizen's Alliance / David Douglass --
The Constitution as rhetorical symbol in Western anti-gay rights initiatives: the case of Idaho / Daniel Levin --
The Idaho anti-gay initiative: a chronology of events / Suzanne McCorkle and Marshall G. Most --
Fear and loathing on the editorial page: an analysis of Idaho's anti-gay initiative / Suzanne McCorkle and Marshall G. Most --
In their own words: conversations with campaign leaders / Harvey Pitman --
Secular anti-gay advocacy in the Springfield, Missouri, bias crime ordinance debate / Ralph R. Smith --
Direct democracy and minority rights: opinions on anti-gay and lesbian ballot initiatives / Todd Donovan and Shaun Bowler --
The correlates of tolerance: analyzing the statewide votes on anti-gay initiatives / Stephanie L. Witt and Leslie R. Alm --
Romer v. Evans: the centerpiece of the American gay-rights debate / Sean Patrick O'Rourke and Laura K. Lee Dellinger.
Responsibility: edited by Stephanie L. Witt and Suzanne McCorkle.
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?Among the plethora of recent books churned-out concerning the homosexual community, this anthology is distinctive in that it is well researched, written, and presented. It is recommended highly for Read more...

 
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