Reviving the Tribe

Author: Eric Rofes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131776384X

Category: Education

Page: 318

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Reviving the Tribe creates a rich and brutally honest portrait of contemporary gay men’s lives amidst the seemingly endless AIDS epidemic and offers both autobiographical self-examination and a relentless critique of current sexual politics within the gay community. Fearlessly confronting the horrors experiences by surviving gay men without giving way to hopelessness, denial, or blame, Reviving the Tribe offers an inspiring blueprint for the gay community which faces a continuing spiral of disaster. In Reviving the Tribe, Author Eric Rofes argues that a return to the interrupted agenda of gay liberation may provide long-term motivation to keep gay men alive and spur rejuvenation of new generations of gay culture. By interweaving social history, psychology, anthropology, epidemiology, sociology, feminist theory, and sexology with his own journey through the epidemic, Rofes provides a moving and compelling argument for stepping out of the “state of emergency” and embracing a life beyond disease. He boldly offers a plan for community regeneration focused on restoring mental health, reclaiming sexuality, and mending the social fabric of communal gay life. Rofes asks unspoken questions lurking in gay men’s minds and suggests answers to these questions, hitting such controversial topics as: gay men’s sex cultures of the 1970s why “educated” gay men continue to become HIV-infected changing forms of gay masculinity the opening of new sex clubs and bathhouses leaving “rage activism” behind links between the Holocaust and AIDS unacknowledged roots in the feminist movement of gay men’s AIDS response mass denial of chronic trauma among gay men The refusal to confront the ever-intensifying manifestations of AIDS has seriously endangered the foundation of contemporary gay communities. Rofes argues that many gay men suffer from the ”disaster syndrome,” a psychologically determined response that defends individuals against being overwhelmed by traumatic experience. In Reviving the Tribe, he provides a radical critique of contemporary gay political culture and suggests alternatives which offer the opportunity to face history, grapple with decimation, and regenerate communal life. Cautioning that an honest analysis of recent gay history and urban cultures promises neither to stop gay men’s suffering nor to end continuing HIV infections, Reviving the Tribe provides gay men with a clear lens through which they might scrutinize their lives, come to a new understanding of the epidemic’s impact on their generation, and redirect activism. This courageous and inspiring work brings Rofes’commanding intellect and twenty years of grassroots gay activism to bear on the challenging task of reconstructing gay life in the new mellennium. Reviving the Tribe is filled with insight of special interest to gay men, lesbians involved in the mixed lesbian/gay movement, sociologists, public health workers, psychologists, counselors, sex educators, religious leaders, and AIDS prevention policymakers searching for fresh vision.

Police Civil Liability

Author: Victor E. Kappeler

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478609206

Category: Social Science

Page: 416

View: 9078


The thirty-five Supreme Court cases in the second edition provide a solid, accessible foundation for understanding civil liability law and its impact on policing operations and management. This convenient resource also includes a brief review of the basics of judicial reasoning and a short introduction on how to brief cases. These materials and the discussion questions at the end of each section help readers understand the process of legal inquiry and analysis and the changing nature of police civil liability law. An excellent complement to Kappelers text Critical Issues in Police Civil Liability, Fourth Edition!

CSB Giant Print Reference Bible, Saddle Brown LeatherTouch, Indexed

Author: CSB Bibles by Holman

Publisher: Holman Bible Publishers

ISBN: 1433647982

Category: Bibles

Page: 2208

View: 7325


The CSB Giant Print Reference Bible features giant, easy-to-read 13.25-point type in a convenient trim size that is perfect for devotional reading, personal study, or use at church. The giant-print type also makes this Bible an ideal choice for ministry and preaching. Features include: Smyth-sewn binding, Presentation page, Two-column text, End-of-paragraph cross-references, Topical subheadings, Words of Christ in red, 13-point type, Concordance, Full-color maps, and more. The CSB Giant Print Reference Bible features the highly readable, highly reliable text of the Christian Standard Bible (CSB). The CSB stays as literal as possible to the Bible's original meaning without sacrificing clarity, making it easier to engage with Scripture's life-transforming message and to share it with others.

The Employee-Organization Relationship

Author: Lynn M. Shore,Jacqueline A-M. Coyle-Shapiro,Lois E. Tetrick

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136493271

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 664

View: 1322


"Employee-organization relationship" is an overarching term that describes the relationship between the employee and the organization. It encompasses psychological contracts, perceived organizational support, and the employment relationship. Remarkable progress has been made in the last 30 years in the study of EOR. This volume, by a stellar list of international contributors, offers perspectives on EOR that will be of interest to scholars, practitioners and graduate students in IO psychology, business and human resource management.

Reports and Documents

Author: United States. Congress

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 2070

View: 9771


NLT Study Bible Large Print (Red Letter, Hardcover, Indexed)

Author: Tyndale

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1496445449

Category: Bibles

Page: 2416

View: 4570


Make Your Study Personal and Your Devotions Serious. You study the Bible to connect with God's heart. The NLT Study Bible gives you the tools you need to enter the world of the Bible so you can do just that. Including over 25,000 study notes plus profiles, charts, maps, timelines, book and section introductions, and approximately 300 theme notes, the NLT Study Bible will make your study personal and your devotions serious. This new large print edition features a generous 10-point font. The New Living Translation breathes life into even the most difficult-to-understand Bible passages, changing lives as the words speak directly to their hearts.