US Public Schools and the Politics of Queer Erasure

  • Catherine A. Lugg

Part of the The Cultural and Social Foundations of Education book series (CSFE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Catherine A. Lugg
    Pages 1-8
  3. Catherine A. Lugg
    Pages 26-46
  4. Catherine A. Lugg
    Pages 47-67
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 112-117

About this book


This book presents a history of queer erasure in the US public school system, from the 1920s up until today. By focusing on specific events as well as the context in which they occurred, Lugg presents a way forward in improving school policies for both queer youth and queer adults.


Queer non-queer erasure homosexuality law public schools homophobia transphobia heteronormativity politics school war youth

Authors and affiliations

  • Catherine A. Lugg
    • 1
  1. 1.Rutgers—The State University of New JerseyUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, New York
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-71026-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-53526-9
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