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Author Casper, Virginia.

Title Gay parents/straight schools : building communication and trust / Virginia Casper, Steven B. Schultz ; foreword by Louise Derman-Sparks ; based on a collaborative study by Virginia Casper, Steven B. Schultz, and Elaine Wickens.

Imprint New York : Teachers College Press, ©1999.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  371.8254 C342G    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  371.8254 C342G c.2  Check Shelf
Description xviii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-202) and index.
Contents Foreword / Louise Derman-Sparks -- 1. A Tentative Trust -- 2. What Do Children Know? -- 3. Adult Points of View -- 4. Disclosure: The Dance -- 5. Finding Gender -- 6. Classroom Life -- 7. Beyond Gossip and Silence: Next Steps -- App. B. Sample Policy Statement and School Form.
Summary Casper and Schultz provide a ten-year study on the aspects, issues, and trends related to lesbian- and gay-headed family-teacher communication. Topics such as notions of "difference" as it relates to children of gay parents, the process of disclosure in the school environment, and everyday classroom life and interaction are explored.
Subject Children of gay parents -- Education -- United States.
Gay parents -- United States.
Gay-straight alliances in schools -- United States.
Eltern (DE-588)4014516-5
Homosexualität (DE-588)4025798-8
Kind (DE-588)4030550-8
Schule (DE-588)4053474-1
Gay parents. (OCoLC)fst00939200
Gay-straight alliances in schools. (OCoLC)fst00939243
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Schultz, Steven B.
ISBN 0807738255 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780807738252 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0807738247 (paper ; alk. paper)
9780807738245 (paper ; alk. paper)
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