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Case Studies on Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression in Social Work Practice

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ISBN-10: 023112743X

ISBN-13: 9780231127431

Edition: 2006

Authors: Lori Messinger, Deana F. Morrow

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At last mdash;a casebook that focuses exclusively on sexual orientation and gender expression in relation to social work practice. The scenarios feature gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) individuals, couples, and families, and highlight GLBT issues in groups, organizations, communities, policy arenas, and research. The book also contains classroom exercises and suggested readings, making it a good resource for integrating GLBT content into the classroom. The casebook may be used as a complement to Morrow and Messinger's text, Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression in Social Work Practice: Working with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People (Columbia, 2006); on its own; or in conjunction with another textbook. The editors are award-winning teachers who have organized a casebook appropriate for use at the undergraduate or graduate level in practice, policy, human behavior and the social environment, research, and field education courses as well as in courses focusing specifically on GLBT clients.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 7/11/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Deana F. Morrow is associate professor of social work at Winthrop University, in Rock Hill, South CarolinaLori Messinger is assistant professor of social work and director of the BSW program at the University of Kansas.

List of Contributors
Preface
Chapter Index Table
Individuals
Passages: From Feeling Woman to Being Woman
Finding Hope: The Case of Randall
The Covert Life of Philip Johnson
Brian at the Crossroads: A Case Study
Young, Transgender, and Out in East Los Angeles
The Military Life: The Case of Saundra
Shonda Harrison: A Young Transgender Client in Jail
Sandy Miller's Competency, Religious Beliefs, and Homophobia
Ronald Jackson: A Man on the "Down Low"
Thelma Without Louise: The Story of an Aging Woman Who Identifies with Women
Couples and Families
Are We a Family Now? The Case of Morgan, Shea, and Alex
The Case of Joan and Terri: Implications of Society's Treatment of Sexual Orientation for Lesbians and Gays with Disabilities
A Family in Transition
From Lesbian Relationship to Trans/Lesbian Relationship
Alan's Story: A Heterosexually Married Couple Faces a Sexual Identity Crisis
Seeking a Child Through International Adoption: Lucy's and Robin's Story
Making Difficult Decisions
Jack and Karen: A Transgender Love Story
"Who's Your Daddy?"
Groups
The Day We Shared Our Coming Out Stories
Homeless Because I Am Different! Homeless Youth: Stories from the Field
Gender Identity Case Histories
Organizations and Communities
"Building Excuses" in the Workplace
Designing a Strategy for Changing Agency Policy
Making the Link: Domestic Violence in the GLBT Community
A Leap of Faith: Southern Ministers Organizing for Change
Policy and Research
Hate Crime Laws: Making a Difference
A Policy Analysis of a Constitutional DOMA Amendment: Implications for Aging Populations
Getting It Right: Doing Research with GLBT Youths