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Trans-: WSQ: Fall/Winter 2008
     

Trans-: WSQ: Fall/Winter 2008

by Paisley Currah (Editor), Lisa-Jean Moore (Editor), Susan Stryker (Editor)
 

Trans goes beyond anything shown in movies like Transamerica. In this provocative collection, pioneers in the field of transgender studies explore how the concept of “trans” changes in the shifting and porous areas between definitions: between young and old, the real and the imaginary, man and woman.

Paisley Currah teaches at

Overview

Trans goes beyond anything shown in movies like Transamerica. In this provocative collection, pioneers in the field of transgender studies explore how the concept of “trans” changes in the shifting and porous areas between definitions: between young and old, the real and the imaginary, man and woman.

Paisley Currah teaches at Brooklyn College and is the co-author of Transgender Rights.

Lisa Jean Moore is a professor at Purchase College and is the author of Sperm Counts.

Susan Stryker teaches at Harvard University and has won a Lambda Literary Award and an Emmy for co-directing Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558615908
Publisher:
Feminist Press at CUNY, The
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Series:
Women's Studies Quarterly Series
Edition description:
3&4
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


Paisley Currah received a B.A. from Queen's University at Kingston, Canada, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Cornell University. He teaches at Brooklyn College. He has written widely on the legal status of transgender and gender nonconforming people in the US and co-edited a special issue of Sexuality Research and Social Policy: Journal of NSRC Lisa-Jean Moore earned her BA from Tufts University and her Ph.D. from UC San Francisco. She currently teaches at Purchase College. She is the co-editor of Missing Bodies, Gendered Bodies: Feminist Perspectives, and Gender and the Social Construction of Illness. She is the author of Sperm Counts. Moore lives with co-editor Paisley Currah and two daughters. Susan Stryker earned her Ph.D. from UC Berkeley and currently teaches at Harvard University. She has served as Executive Director of the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco. She won a Lambda Literary Award for co-editing The Transgender Studies Reader and an Emmy Award for co-directing the documentary Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria.

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