Heterosexism in Health and Social Care

  • Julie Fish

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Understanding Heterosexism in Health and Social Care

  3. Exemplars of Heterosexism from Research

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 207-236

About this book


This interdisciplinary text develops a theory of heterosexism and provides everyday examples from health and social care environments. It engages with current debates, including intersecting identities, and presents a coherent analysis of the health and social care needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.


Accommodation cancer care Demographic Characteristic demography environment gender health interaction quality research

Authors and affiliations

  • Julie Fish
    • 1
  1. 1.De Montfort UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230800731
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2006
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-52062-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-80073-1
  • About this book