Blending Genders: Social Aspects of Cross-Dressing and Sex Changing

Blending Genders: Social Aspects of Cross-Dressing and Sex Changing

by Richard Ekins, David King
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415115515

ISBN-13: 9780415115513

Pub. Date: 03/28/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Blending Genders is concerned with those who attempt to or succeed in blending various aspects of gender. The book describes personal experiences of cross-dressers and their social organization--in both "outsider" and "respectable" communities. The contributors

consider the medical framework through which gender blending is so often seen and examine the

Overview

Blending Genders is concerned with those who attempt to or succeed in blending various aspects of gender. The book describes personal experiences of cross-dressers and their social organization--in both "outsider" and "respectable" communities. The contributors

consider the medical framework through which gender blending is so often seen and examine the treatment afforded gender blending in literature, the press and telephone sex lines. The book concludes with a discussion of the lively debates that have taken place concerning the politics of

transgenderism in recent years and recent contributions to contemporary cultural and queer theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415115513
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/1996
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1330L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Contributors: Dwight B. Billings; Neil Buhrich; Peter Farrer; Phaedra Kelly; Roberta Perkins; Ken Plummer; Janice Raymond; Mark Rees; Carol Riddell; Thomas Urban; Terri Webb and Steve Whittle.

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