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Author Mogul, Joey L., 1969-
Title Queer (in)justice : the criminalization of LGBT people in the United States / Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie, and Kay Whitlock.
Published Boston : Beacon Press, c2011.
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 Floor3  KF4754.5 .M64 2011    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xx, 216 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Queer action/queer ideas
Queer action/queer ideas.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Setting the historical stage : colonial legacies -- Gleeful gay killers, lethal lesbians, & deceptive gender benders : queer criminal archetypes -- The ghosts of Stonewall : policing gender, policing sex -- Objection! Treatment of queers in criminal courts -- Caging deviance : prisons as queer spaces -- False promises : criminal legal responses to violence against LGBT people -- Over the rainbow : where do we go from here?
Summary Draws on years of research, activism, and legal advocacy to present an examination of the gay experience, illustrating the continuing punishment of gay expression in the United States and illuminating strategies for change.
Subject Gays -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Sex discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States.
Gays -- Violence against -- United States.
Hate crimes -- United States.
Homophobia -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Related Names Ritchie, Andrea J.
Whitlock, Kay.
Alternate Title Queer injustice
Queer justice
ISBN 9780807051160 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0807051160 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780807051153 (pbk.)
0807051152 (pbk.)
Standard # 3497606
OCLC number 630501317