Social work practice and men who have sex with men /

Society at large tends to marginalize homosexuality even though men who have sex with men have always existed within it. This book is a significant contribution in the endeavour to understand this segment of society and its concerns. Employing a blend of qualitative and quantitative methods, Sherry...

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Author / Creator:Joseph, Sherry.
Imprint:New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2005.
Description:1 online resource (312 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Subject:Gay men -- India.
Homosexuality -- India.
Social work with gays -- India.
Homophobia -- India.
Homosexuels masculins -- Inde.
Homosexualité -- Inde.
Service social aux homosexuels -- Inde.
Homophobie -- Inde.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gay Studies.
Gay men.
Homophobia.
Homosexuality.
Social work with gays.
India.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11199358
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ISBN:9788132103516
8132103513
1282424912
9781282424913
6612424915
9786612424915
0761933514
9780761933519
8178294982
9788178294988
0761933522
9780761933526
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9788178294995
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 290-299) and index.
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Summary:Society at large tends to marginalize homosexuality even though men who have sex with men have always existed within it. This book is a significant contribution in the endeavour to understand this segment of society and its concerns. Employing a blend of qualitative and quantitative methods, Sherry Joseph analyses the extensive data collected through formal networks of such people in Kolkata, and places them in a socio-ecological perspective. He shows how the lives of men who have sex with men are very stressful in their efforts to fit into an environment that is predominantly homophobic, hete.
Other form:Print version: Joseph, Sherry. Social work practice and men who have sex with men. New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2005 9780761933519