Contemporary Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual by Debra A. Hope

By Debra A. Hope

Debra A. wish The Nebraska Symposium on Motivation is steeped in heritage and culture. through the years the sequence editors have striven to take care of the top criteria of a- demic excellence and to focus on the most vital tendencies in psychology. Perusing the bankruptcy titles within the first fifty three volumes indicates the moving emphasis because the technology of psychology built within the latter half the 20 th century. the entire most crucial subject matters are there — force concept, social studying, the cognitive revolution, constructing views on realizing person adjustments and the function of tradition, and the expanding function of neuroscience. the main figures are there in addition — Harry Harlow, Kenneth Spence, Raymond Cattell, George Kelly, Albert Bandura, Carl Rogers, Carroll Izard, Walter Mischel, Sandra Bem, Sandra Spence, Herbert Simon, David Barlow, etc. In past due 2004, I met with a bunch of graduate scholars, and jointly we built a suggestion to hitch this lengthy and proud culture with a quantity on sexual orientation. Our motivation stemmed, partly, from the occasions round us. The same-sex m- riage debate was once lined greatly within the media, reflecting a speedy and demanding dialogue approximately sexual orientation that we have been having (and are nonetheless having) as a society. Psychology and comparable fields have a lot to provide on some of the matters raised during this debate.

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