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Transgender identities : towards a social analysis of gender diversity

Author: Sally Hines; Tam Sanger
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Routledge research in gender and society, 24.
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"This volume offers vivid accounts of the diversity of living transgender in today's world. The first section, "Emerging Identities," maps the ways in which social, cultural, legal and medical developments shape new identities on both an individual and collective level. Rather than simply reflecting social change, these shifts work to actively construct contemporary identities. The second section, "Trans  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Hines; Tam Sanger
ISBN: 9780415999304 0415999308 9780415810586 0415810582
OCLC Number: 438053868
Description: viii, 298 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The emergence of new transgendering identities in the age of the Internet / Richard Ekins and Dave King --
Becoming knowably gendered: the production of transgender possibilities and constraints in the mass and alternative press from 1990-2005 / Laurel Westbrook --
Telling trans stories: (un)doing the science of sex / Alison Rooke --
Recognising diversity? The Gender Recognition Act and transgender citizenship / Sally Hines --
Transsexual agents: negotiating authenticity and embodiment within the UK's medicolegal system / Zowie Davy --
(In)visibility in the workplace: the experiences of trans-employees in the UK / Em Rundall and Vincent Vecchietti --
The impact of race on gender transformation in a drag troupe / Eve Shapiro --
Transgendering in an urban Dutch streetwalking zone / Katherine Gregory --
Beyond borders: lived experiences of atypically gendered transsexual people / Sara Davidmann --
Who put the 'hetero' in sexuality? / Angie Fee --
Corporeal silences and bodies that speak: the promises and limitations of queer in lesbian/queer sexual spaces / Corie J. Hammers --
Towards a sociology of gender diversity: the Indian and UK cases / Surya Monro --
Beyond Gender and sexuality binaries in sociological theory: the case for transgender inclusion / Tam Sanger.
Series Title: Routledge research in gender and society, 24.
Responsibility: edited by Sally Hines and Tam Sanger.

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Offers accounts of the diversity of living transgender. This book is suitable for scholars and students in sociology and gender and sexuality studies.  Read more...
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