In a Queer Voice: Journeys of Resilience from Adolescence to Adulthood

In a Queer Voice: Journeys of Resilience from Adolescence to Adulthood

By: Michael Sadowski (author)Paperback

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Description

In-depth interviews show us how LGBTQ youth survive adolescence, thrive as adults, and find a voice that is uniquely their own

About Author

Michael Sadowski is an Assistant Professor in the Bard College Master of Arts in Teaching Program, based in New York City and Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. He is also the editor of Adolescents at School: Perspectives on Youth, Identity, and Education. A former high school teacher, he was also an instructor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, editor of the Harvard Education Letter, and vice-chair of the Massachusetts Governor's Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth.

Contents

Contents Foreword by Carol Gilligan Introduction: The Importance of Being Heard 1 David: The Slow Build of a Voice of Resistance 2 Lindsey: Learning a New Language 3 Ruth: A Person to Trust and a Place to Belong 4 Travis: Twenty-First-Century Everyman 5 Jordan: Across the Gender Border-and Back Again 6 Eddie: Coming Out and Embracing the World 7 The Quest for "One Good Relationship": Connections and Disconnections in Adolescence 8 Foundations of Queer Voice: Silence and Support in Schools, Communities, Families, and Society Afterword Acknowledgments Note on the Listening Guide Method References Online Resources for Supporting Queer Youth Voice Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781439908020
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 206
  • ID: 9781439908020
  • ISBN10: 1439908028

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