Lesbian and Gay Parents and Their Children: Research on the by Abbie E. Goldberg

By Abbie E. Goldberg

The prior a number of many years have obvious expanding controversies over lesbian and homosexual parenthood. extra same-sex than ever have gotten mom and dad, construction their households whereas others debate their felony rights bearing on marriage and parenthood. by contrast sociopolitical backdrop, how do same-sex transition to parenthood, and what are their reviews as mom and dad? in addition, what are the reviews in their children?

Lesbian and homosexual mom and dad and Their youngsters: study at the kin existence Cycle provides a accomplished review of the examine on same-sex parenthood, exploring ways that lesbian and homosexual mom and dad withstand, accommodate, and rework basic notions of gender, parenting, and family members. The ebook takes a kinfolk lifestyles cycle process, starting with examine on how same-sex meet and construct fit relationships, then describing how and why same-sex choose to have childrens and the way they grapple with the altering roles every one associate needs to undertake. Their reports elevating youngsters via younger maturity are explored, together with the demanding situations of interacting with their kid's faculties and academics. in spite of everything, the booklet considers the views of the youngsters themselves—as teens and adults communicate out approximately their reports having lesbian or homosexual parents.

Integrating either qualitative and quantitative examine, this booklet includes a diversity of disciplines, together with psychology, sociology, sexuality/gender experiences, and human improvement. It additionally highlights understudied points of same-sex parenting, reminiscent of termination of couple relationships.

With useful innovations in each bankruptcy, this booklet is an crucial source when you learn lesbian and homosexual psychological overall healthiness and kinfolk matters, in addition to those that supply companies to lesbian and homosexual mom and dad and parents-to-be.

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