Trans (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
184
Utgivningsdatum
2017-12-21
Förlag
University of California Press
Illustrationer
no art
Dimensioner
209 x 139 x 12 mm
Vikt
226 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
,
ISBN
9780520292697
Trans (häftad)

Trans

A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability

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This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first. Visit ucpress.edu/go/americanstudiesnow to learn more. In the last decade, public discussions of transgender issues have increased exponentially. However, with this increased visibility has come not just power, but regulation, both in favor of and against trans people. What was once regarded as an unusual or even unfortunate disorder has become an accepted articulation of gendered embodiment as well as a new site for political activism and political recognition. What happened in the last few decades to prompt such an extensive rethinking of our understanding of gendered embodiment? How did a stigmatized identity become so central to US and European articulations of self? And how have people responded to the new definitions and understanding of sex and the gendered body? In Trans*, Jack Halberstam explores these recent shifts in the meaning of the gendered body and representation, and explores the possibilities of a nongendered, gender-optional, or gender-queer future.
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"More than just an account of gender variability, this book provides suggestions for reframing our perceptions of the gendered body and opens up tantalizing possibilities for the future. This is an essential purchase for all libraries serving gender studies programs at all levels." * Resources for Gender and Women's Studies: A Feminist Review *

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Jack Halberstam is Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at University of Southern California.

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Overview Preface 1. Trans*: What's in a Name? 2. Making Trans* Bodies 3. Becoming Trans* 4. Trans* Generations 5. Trans* Representations 6. Trans* Feminisms Conclusions Acknowledgments Notes On Pronouns Works Cited