Redefining the self : coming out as lesbian / Laura A. Markowe

Author(s): Markowe, Laura A
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Subjects: Lesbians
Lesbians--Identity
Coming out (Sexual orientation)
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press ; Cambridge, MA : Blackwell, 1996
LC Classification: H, HQ
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements
1. Context and issues 1
2. A reconceptualization of coming out 12
3. Lesbian identity and attitudes towards homosexuality: the background 28
4. A social-psychological framework for coming out 61
5. The context of coming out 88
6. Beginning with 'always' lesbian women... 108
7. Coming out to self and others 124
8. Lesbians with some heterosexual background 159
9. Therapy for lesbians: some issues 184
10. Summary and conclusions 194
References 212
Subject Index 232
Author Index 239
Notes: LCCN: 96000798
ISBN: 0745611281 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 074561129X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [212]-231) and indexes
Physical Description: vi, 242 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 34194142
ISBN/ISSN: 0745611281
074561129X

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