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Finding the Path to Attitude Change on Transgender Rights

Michelson and

in Transforming Prejudice: Identity, Fear, and Transgender Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190068882
eISBN:
9780190068929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190068882.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Access to public restrooms and transgender people serving openly in the U.S. military are the two most visible public issues related to transgender rights in recent American history. This chapter ... 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


In Defense of an Impure Transgender Politics

Isaac West

in Transforming Citizenships: Transgender Articulations of the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479832149
eISBN:
9781479826872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479832149.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter focuses on a cover story from the New Republic that declared transgender rights to be the next great civil rights issue. A close reading of the cover image and the ... 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 New Stage for the LGBT Movement: Protecting Gender and Sexual Multiplicities

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/9781479883080.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter argues that the attainment of the marriage equality goal offers the LGBT movement the opportunity to push for reforms that reduce the legal salience of distinct gender and sexual ... More


Transforming Citizenships: Transgender Articulations of the Law

Isaac West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479832149
eISBN:
9781479826872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479832149.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book engages the performativity of citizenship as it relates to transgender individuals and advocacy groups. Instead of reading the law as a set of self-executing discourses, the book takes up ... More


Conclusion: Learning Bigotry’s Lessons

Linda C. McClain

in Who's the Bigot?: Learning from Conflicts over Marriage and Civil Rights Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190877200
eISBN:
9780190063726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877200.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter recaps the book’s basic claim that in the United States, there is both strong agreement over condemning bigotry as inconsistent with American values and sharp (often partisan) ... More


Public Opinion Change and the Uniqueness of Gay Rights

Michael J. Rosenfeld

in The Rainbow after the Storm: Marriage Equality and Social Change in the U.S.

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197600436
eISBN:
9780197600474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197600436.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 8 demonstrates that support for marriage equality is the fastest liberalizing attitude in the history of American public opinion. Abortion rights and gay rights divide the American public ... 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


The United Nations Development Programme

Joel E. Oestreich

in Development and Human Rights: Rhetoric and Reality in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190637347
eISBN:
9780190637378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637347.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

United Nations Development Programme worked to build a rights-based approach into each of its primary programming areas but with varying success. Access to justice programs, which seek to empower ... More


Strategic Conceptual Engineering for Epistemic and Social Aims

Ingo Brigandt and Esther Rosario

in Conceptual Engineering and Conceptual Ethics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198801856
eISBN:
9780191840418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801856.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter advocates strategic conceptual engineering, that is, the employment of a (possibly novel) concept for specific epistemic or social aims, concomitant with the openness to use a different ... More


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