18. LGBT Politics, Youth Activism, and Civic Engagement

  1. Lonnie R. Sherrod,
  2. Judith Torney-Purta and
  3. Constance A. Flanagan
  1. Stephen T. Russell1,
  2. Russell B. Toomey1,
  3. Jason Crockett1 and
  4. Carolyn Laub2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767603.ch18

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth

How to Cite

Russell, S. T., Toomey, R. B., Crockett, J. and Laub, C. (2010) LGBT Politics, Youth Activism, and Civic Engagement, in Handbook of Research on Civic Engagement in Youth (eds L. R. Sherrod, J. Torney-Purta and C. A. Flanagan), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470767603.ch18

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Arizona

  2. 2

    Gay-Straight Alliance Network

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470522745

Online ISBN: 9780470767603

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Keywords:

  • gay;
  • lesbian;
  • bisexual;
  • transgender;
  • LGBT;
  • queer;
  • activism;
  • rights;
  • citizenship;
  • education;
  • engagement;
  • policy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Lgbt Citizenship, Social Movements, and Activism

  • Youth, Activism, and Civic Engagement

  • Schools as Sites of Education and Resistance

  • Gay-Straight Alliances as Civics Education

  • Implications and Future Research Directions

  • Conclusion