Transforming prejudice : identity, fear, and transgender rights / Melissa R. Michelson and Brian F. Harrison
eBook | Oxford University Press | 2020
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1 online resource (xiv, 242 pages)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Just a little bit of history repeating : definitions, public opinion, and the issues -- Reassurance, acknowledgement, and values -- Finding the path to attitude change on transgender rights -- Gender roles, masculinity, and support for transgender rights -- Emotions and moral elevation -- Feeling a little uncomfortable, and that's okay -- Transforming prejudice from the inside out.
Since the mid-1990s, there has been a seismic shift in attitudes toward gay and lesbian people, with a majority of Americans now supporting same-sex marriage and relations between same-sex, consenting adults. However, support for transgender individuals lags far behind; a significant majority of Americans do not support the right of transgender people to be free from discrimination in housing, employment, public spaces, health care, legal documents, and other areas. In this book, Melissa R. Michelson and Brian F. Harrison examine what tactics are effective in changing public opinion regarding.
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Print version: Michelson, Melissa R., 1969- Transforming prejudice. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020] 9780190068882 (DLC) 2019056233
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