Challenging Homophobia and Heterosexism: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Issues New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 112

Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2007-01-09
Publisher(s): Jossey-Bass
  • Free Shipping Icon

    Free Shipping on all Orders Over $35!*

    *excludes Marketplace items.

List Price: $30.93

Buy New

Usually Ships in 8 - 10 Business Days.

Rent Textbook

Select for Price
There was a problem. Please try again later.

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out


We're Sorry
Not Available

This item is being sold by an Individual Seller and will not ship from the Online Bookstore's warehouse. The Seller must confirm the order within two business days. If the Seller refuses to sell or fails to confirm within this time frame, then the order is cancelled.

Please be sure to read the Description offered by the Seller.


This volume is designed for professionals interested in building safe and inclusive work and learning environments for adults related to sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. It explores sexual identity development in the workplace through the lens of transformational learning theory and opens new ways to think about career development. Readers will gain knowledge, skills, tools, and resources to:Identify sexual minority needsCultivate networks and ally groups in work settings for those in the sexual minorityDismantle the lavender ceiling that prevents sexual minority mobility in organizationsInterrogate heterosexual privilege and fight homophobiaDesign and implement nonharrassment and antidiscrimination policiesAchieve domestic partner benefitsBuild best practices into organizational strategies This is the 112th issue of New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, a quarterly journal published by Jossey-Bass.Click here to view the entire listing of titles for New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education.

Table of Contents

Editor's Notesp. 1
What's It Like to Be Queer Here?p. 7
A Transformative Learning Perspective of Continuing Sexual Identity Development in the Workplacep. 17
Straight Privilege and Moral/izing: Issues in Career Developmentp. 29
Lesbians: Identifying, Facing, and Navigating the Double Bind of Sexual Orientation and Gender in Organizational Settingsp. 41
The Quest for a Queer Inclusive Cultural Ethics: Setting Directions for Teachers' Preservice and Continuing Professional Developmentp. 51
Difficult Dilemmas: The Meaning and Dynamics of Being Out in the Classroomp. 63
Using Policy to Drive Organizational Changep. 73
LGBTQ Issues in Organizational Settings: What HRD Professionals Need to Know and Dop. 85
Queer Challenges in Organizational Settings: Complexity, Paradox, and Contradictionp. 97
Indexp. 103
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

An electronic version of this book is available through VitalSource.

This book is viewable on PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and most smartphones.

By purchasing, you will be able to view this book online, as well as download it, for the chosen number of days.

A downloadable version of this book is available through the eCampus Reader or compatible Adobe readers.

Applications are available on iOS, Android, PC, Mac, and Windows Mobile platforms.

Please view the compatibility matrix prior to purchase.