ERIC Number: EJ593776
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Who Cares if Barbie Loves Midge, as Long as They Get the Dreamhouse?: Poor and Working Class Lesbians of the New Millennium.
Carter, Julie Hope
Educational Studies: A Journal in the Foundations of Education, v29 n4 p410-33 Win 1998
In-depth interviews with 10 working-class lesbians, aged 16-22, examined how they envisioned their lives, their experiences related to sexual orientation growing up and in school, meanings and consequences of being poor and working class, and additional difficulties for minority-group lesbians. Most interviewees had goals of partaking in the middle-class American Dream. Contains 23 references. (SV)
Descriptors: American Dream, Disadvantaged, Family Relationship, Females, High School Students, Late Adolescents, Lesbianism, Low Income, Minority Groups, Peer Relationship, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, Social Attitudes, Student Experience, Working Class
AESA, Eastern Michigan University, 1215 Huron River Drive, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 (annual subscription: ind. $25.00, inst. $30.00, foreign add $5.00).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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