Transgender Migrations: The Bodies, Borders, and Politics of Transition (BOK)

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Transgender Migrations brings together a top-notch collection of emerging and established scholars to examine the way that the term "migration" can be used not only to look at the way trans bodies migrate from one gender to the (an?) other, but the way that trans people migrate in the larger geopolitical contexts of immigration reform, the war on terror, the war on drugs, and the increased policing of national borders. The book centers trans-ing experiences, identities, and politics, and treats these identities as inextricably intertwined with other social identities, institutions, and discourses of sexuality, nationality, race and ethnicity, globalization, colonialism, and terrorism. The chapter authors explore not only the movement of bodies in, through, and across spaces and borders, but also chart the metamorphoses of these bodies in relation to migration and mobility. Transgender Migrations takes the theory documented in The Transgender Studies Reader and blows it up to a global scale. It is the logical next step for scholarship in this dynamic, emerging field.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forlag
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ISBN 9780415888462 Antall sider 208
Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,9cm x 1,4cm Vekt 294 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Trystan Cotten
Emner og form Gender studies: transsexuals & hermaphroditism