Attachment theory as a ‘practice of heterosexism’: Resisting the psychologisation of lesbian and gay foster carers

Attachment theory as a ‘practice of heterosexism’: Resisting the psychologisation of lesbian and gay foster carers

The author critiques attachment theory and demonstrates some of the normative assumptions that continue to shape the application of attachment theory, and the implications of this for lesbian and gay foster carers in particular.

Author: Damien W. Riggs Source: Demeter Press Origin Country: Canada Publish Date: 2009 Publication City: Toronto Languages: .Resource Type: , .Target Audiences: , , . Last Modified: 2014-09-09

The author critiques attachment theory and demonstrates some of the normative assumptions that continue to shape the application of attachment theory, and the implications of this for lesbian and gay foster carers in particular.