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Author Davy, Zowie.

Title Recognizing transsexuals : personal, political and medicolegal embodiment / Zowie Davy.

Publication Info. Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2011.
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 Law Classified  HQ77.9 .D38 2011    AVAILABLE
Description 195 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [175]-192) and index.
Contents Shifting the medicolegal constructions of transsexuals' embodiment and bodily aesthetics -- Theorizing trans embodiment and bodily aesthetics -- Recognizing transmen's body projects -- Recognizing transwomen's body projects -- Recognizing transsexuals' agency -- Framing bodies in trans-community organizations (T-CO) -- Conclusion: a springboard from which to leap.
Summary "Recognizing Transsexuals is the first sociological examination of how the bodies of transpeople are figured and reconfigured in socio, politico and medico-legal contexts while considering the impact of these shifts"--Back cover.
Subject Transsexuals -- Psychology.
Body image.
Physical-appearance-based bias.
Human body -- Social aspects.
Transsexuals -- Legal status, laws, etc.
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