Queering Families?

Queering Families? Sex Roles (2010) 62:392–394 DOI 10.1007/s11199-010-9742-1 BOOK REVIEW Lesbian and Gay Parents and Their Children: Research on the Family Life Cycle. By Abbie E. Goldberg, Washington D.C., American Psychological Association, 2009. 233 pp. $69.95 (hardback) ISBN: 978-1-43380536-3 Dana Berkowitz Published online: 3 February 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 Abbie E. Goldberg’s Lesbian and Gay Parents and their chapters Goldberg provides a detailed analysis of exist- Children: Research on the Family Life Cycle is a ing empirical studies, includes suggestions for future comprehensive review and critical analysis of the empirical research, proposes implications for policymakers and research and contemporary debates in lesbian and gay practitioners, and refers readers to helpful resources such parenting. With this text, Goldberg secures her status as an as videos, web sites, and popular press publications. As expert scholar in the burgeoning field of lesbian and gay Goldberg takes readers through this extensive body of family studies. Drawing on an integrated theoretical data she consistently remains sensitive to social context, approach, Goldberg anchors nonheterosexuals’ family- time, and gender. Every effort is taken to integrate the building processes within the multilayered legal, historical paucity of scholarship that addresses the all too often and political structures that http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Queering Families?

Sex Roles , Volume 62 (6) – Feb 3, 2010

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