The Stranger Next Door
The Story of a Small Community's Battle Over Sex, Faith and Civil Rights
By (author) Arlene Stein
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Stranger Next Door by Arlene Stein
Book DescriptionThis book takes a fascinating look at the psychology of fear and persuasion. In THE STRANGER NEXT DOOR, Arlene Stein sets out to discover why the people of a town with no apparent gay or lesbian population were hell-bent on getting rid of those individuals' 'special rights'. The result is a highly compelling and surprising story.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780807079539
(203mm x 134mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Beacon Press
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publish Date: 13-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Arlene Stein
Reluctant Witnesses, Paperback (August 2016)
Reluctant Witnesses tells the story of the rise of Holocaust consciousness in the United States from the perspective of survivors and their descendants.
Shameless, Paperback (July 2006)
Explores American culture's attitudes toward shame and sexuality
Sexuality and Gender, Paperback (December 2001)
* Contains over 30 essays by leading scholars on the most relevant and engaging issues within the sociology of sex and gender. * Covers gender and sex theory, identity, childhood and adolescent sexuality, the objectification of women, religion, leisure and recreation, and politics.
Sex and Sensibility, Paperback (April 1997)» View all books by Arlene Stein
Tracing the evolution of the lesbian movement from the bar scene to the growth of alternative families, this book illustrates how a generation of women transformed the woman-centered ideals of feminism into a culture and a lifestyle. It analyzes shifts in lesbian identity, consciousness, and culture from the 1970s to the 1990s.
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Author Biography - Arlene Stein
Arlene Stein is associate professor of sociology at Rutgers University. She has written for "The Nation, The Oregonian, " and "Newsday, " among other publications, and is the author of "Sex and Sensibility: Stories of a Lesbian Generation" and editor of "Sisters, Sexperts, Queers. "
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