Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth: Schools, Families, and Communities in Action

Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth: Schools, Families, and Communities in Action

by Elizabeth J. Meyer
     
 

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Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth brings together cuttingedge research, social action methods, and theory on the topic of transgender youth and gender creative children. Organized in three sections covering theoretical and clinical, educational, and community perspectives, the chapters specifically address issues and challenges in education,

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Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth brings together cuttingedge research, social action methods, and theory on the topic of transgender youth and gender creative children. Organized in three sections covering theoretical and clinical, educational, and community perspectives, the chapters specifically address issues and challenges in education, social work, medicine, and counseling as well as recommendations that are relevant for parents, families, practitioners, and educators alike. The result is a well-researched and accessible book that will provide support and knowledge to a broad audience of individuals invested in improving the social worlds of gender diverse children and youth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433122095
Publisher:
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date:
05/02/2014
Series:
Gender and Sexualities in Education Series, #4
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.02(d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth J. Meyer (PhD McGill University) is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo and is the author of Gender, Bullying, and Harassment: Strategies to End Sexism and Homophobia in Schools (2009) and Gender and Sexual Diversity in Schools (2010).
Annie Pullen Sansfaçon (PhD De Montfort University) is an Associate Professor of Social Work at the Université de Montréal in Canada and is the author of The Ethical Foundations of Social Work (2012).

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