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Civil Rights Law and Policy Drifts: Pay Equity and LGBT Employment

Norma M. Riccucci

in Policy Drift: Shared Powers and the Making of U.S. Law and Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479845040
eISBN:
9781479896356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845040.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines policy drifts in the area of civil rights. It begins with a brief review of the specific legal protections advanced for women and people of color since Reconstruction. It then ... More


Will Victory Bring Change?: A Mature Social Movement Faces The Future

Gary Mucciaroni

in After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter argues that the attainment of marriage equality will not push it in a starkly different trajectory. It discusses several different factors that limit the movement’s ability to change ... More


Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The Slow Forward Dance of LGBT Rights in America

Donald P. Haider-Markel and Jami Taylor

in After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores some of the challenges in implementing marriage equality, including resistance from some government officials; the enactment of religious-based exemptions allowing public ... More


From Anita Bryant to California Proposition 8: The Religious Right’s Attack on LGBT Rights

Amy L. Stone

in Gay Rights at the Ballot Box

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675470
eISBN:
9781452947464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675470.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes the tactics used by the Religious Right against the LGBT movement from 1974 to 2009. The Religious Right mobilized interested local activists, affected public opinion, and grew ... More


Canadian LGBT Politics after Marriage

David Rayside

in After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explains that there is some evidence that LGBT activism in Canada post-marriage equality has declined, especially in the ability of movement groups to mobilize grassroots activism on a ... More


Out in Africa: LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa

Ashley Currier

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678006
eISBN:
9781452948195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678006.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Visibility matters to activists—to their social and political relevance, their credibility, their influence. But invisibility matters, too, in times of political hostility or internal crisis. This ... More


After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Carlos A. Ball (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book brings together twelve original essays by leading scholars of law, politics, and society to address the most important question facing the LGBT movement today: What does marriage equality ... More


Smears, Tears, and Queers: Race and Transgender Inclusion in Campaigns

Amy L. Stone

in Gay Rights at the Ballot Box

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675470
eISBN:
9781452947464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675470.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes the ways in which ballot measure campaigns hinder a social movement’s gains during campaign periods, highlighting racial coalition building and transgender inclusion. Since the ... More


An Uphill Battle in the 70s and 80s: Building LGBT Movement Infrastructure

Amy L. Stone

in Gay Rights at the Ballot Box

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675470
eISBN:
9781452947464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675470.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter traces how the groundwork of the LGBT movement was laid out during the 1970s and 1980s. It shows that the movement’s initial response to Religious Right-sponsored ballot measures against ... More


Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice

Brantley W. Gasaway

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617725
eISBN:
9781469617749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617725.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book provides a history of the diverse, small, and yet dynamic progressive evangelical Christianity native to the United States. Focusing on the religious and politically inclined evangelical ... More


“Stop Serving Gay Chickens”: Campaigns for Gender Justice and Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender Rights

Caroline Heldman

in Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709203
eISBN:
9781501709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709203.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines all of the national consumer activism campaigns for gender justice and LGBT rights from 2004 – 2014. These 13 campaigns used consumer activism to push back against sexism and ... More


Conclusion: On the Frontier of Public Opinion and LGBT Rights Research

Brian F. Harrison and Melissa R. Michelson

in Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes about LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190654740
eISBN:
9780190654788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190654740.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 7 concludes the book with a look back at its goals and the results of the experiments. In a variety of contexts ranging from California to Georgia, New Jersey to Wisconsin, priming a variety ... More


A More Promiscuous Politics: LGBT Rights without the LGBT Rights

Joseph J. Fischel

in After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter argues that the push for same-sex marriage has opened the door for the legal recognition of polygamous marriages. Rather than denying the likelihood or advisability of such recognition, ... More


Introduction: The Past and the Future

Carlos A. Ball

in After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The Introduction provides a brief summary of the history of the quest for marriage equality in the United States. It also explains why this is such a crucial moment in the trajectory of the LGBT ... More


Marriage Equality and Other LGBT Issues in the United States

Brian F. Harrison and Melissa R. Michelson

in Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes about LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190654740
eISBN:
9780190654788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190654740.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 provides an overview of how attitudes and behaviors toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans have changed over time and a brief history of LGBT rights in the United ... More


Triangulation in Social Movement Research

Phillip M. Ayoub, Sophia J. Wallace, and Chris Zepeda-Millán

in Methodological Practices in Social Movement Research

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198719571
eISBN:
9780191788666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719571.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the use of multiple data sources and collection methods, or triangulation, in research design. It addresses both the benefits and concerns related to mixed-methods approaches ... More


“Yes to Jesus Christ, No to <i>JC</i>”: Campaigns for Conservative Causes

Caroline Heldman

in Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709203
eISBN:
9781501709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709203.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines 20 national conservative campaigns that used consumer activism from 2004 – 2014. These campaigns involved gun rights, abortion, opposition to LGBT rights, and a host of other ... More


The Pitfalls of Normalization: The Dutch Case and the Future of Equality

Jan Willem Duyvendak

in After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explains that the attainment of marriage equality in Holland in 2001, and the accompanying further “normalization” of homosexuality, has had two troubling effects. First, it has allowed ... More


More Than a Game: Sports Fans and Marriage Equality

Brian F. Harrison and Melissa R. Michelson

in Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes about LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190654740
eISBN:
9780190654788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190654740.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 3 examines the power of sports fan identity. Despite ongoing issues of homophobia in professional sports, increasing numbers of fans and professional athletes are supporters of LGBT rights, ... More


God and Marriage: Activating Religious Identity to Influence Attitudes on Same-Sex Marriage

Brian F. Harrison and Melissa R. Michelson

in Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes about LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190654740
eISBN:
9780190654788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190654740.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 4 examines the power of religious primes. On a variety of measures, including church attendance, importance of religion, and belief in God, America is by far the most religious advanced ... More


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