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A qualitative study of the determinants of resistance to homosexuality in heterosexual identified students

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dc.contributor.advisor White, Jessica
dc.creator McGraw, Cathlene E.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-10-30T16:35:29Z
dc.date.available 2006-10-30T16:35:29Z
dc.date.copyright 2006-05-01
dc.date.issued 2006-10-30T16:35:29Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1957/3253
dc.description Graduation date: 2006
dc.description.abstract Two decades of literature from national college student climate reports measuring student attitudes toward people who are lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender (LGBT) indicate, “anti-GLBT intolerance and harassment has been prevalent” (Rankin, 2003). This study seeks to explore the determinants of such attitudes and explore the life contexts of students’ processes by which they came to hold such attitudes through a qualitative interview approach. The eight themes that emerged from the interviews reflect participants’ own voices and their worldviews about LGBT people. These themes inform a framework of general recommendations for student affairs programming efforts to reduce homophobia and resistance to LGBT people and lifestyles throughout campus. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject homophobia en
dc.subject heterosexism en
dc.subject gay en
dc.subject lesbian en
dc.subject bisexual en
dc.subject college students en
dc.subject homophobic en
dc.subject heterosexual identity development en
dc.subject Queer en
dc.subject.lcsh Homophobia in higher education -- United States en
dc.subject.lcsh Heterosexism -- United States en
dc.subject.lcsh College students -- Attitudes en
dc.title A qualitative study of the determinants of resistance to homosexuality in heterosexual identified students en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.degree.name Master of Science (M.S.) in College Student Services Administration en
dc.degree.level Master's en
dc.degree.discipline School of Education en
dc.degree.grantor Oregon State University en
dc.contributor.committeemember Bond, Barbara
dc.contributor.committeemember Roper, Larry
dc.contributor.committeemember Scheuermann, Tom


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