Trans Studies : The Challenge to Hetero/Homo Normativities / Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel, Sarah Tobias.
- New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 
1 online resource : 5 tables
- Gender identity.
Gender nonconformity -- Study and teaching.
- Local subjects:
- activism. (search)
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- In English.
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- Winner of the 2017 Sylvia Rivera Award in Transgender Studies from the Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS) From Caitlyn Jenner to Laverne Cox, transgender people have rapidly gained public visibility, contesting many basic assumptions about what gender and embodiment mean. The vibrant discipline of Trans Studies explores such challenges in depth, building on the insights of queer and feminist theory to raise provocative questions about the relationships among gender, sexuality, and accepted social norms. Trans Studies is an interdisciplinary essay collection, bringing together leading experts in this burgeoning field and offering insights about how transgender activism and scholarship might transform scholarship and public policy. Taking an intersectional approach, this theoretically sophisticated book deeply grounded in real-world concerns bridges the gaps between activism and academia by offering examples of cutting-edge activism, research, and pedagogy.
Introduction: Thinking beyond Hetero/Homo Normativities / Martínez-San Miguel, Yolanda / Tobias, Sarah
Part I: Gender Boundaries within Educational Spaces
1. Creating a Gender-Inclusive Campus / Beemyn, Genny / Rankin, Susan R.
2. Transgendering the Academy: Ensuring Transgender Inclusion in Higher Education / Park, Pauline
Part II: Trans Imaginaries
3. "I'll call him Mahood instead, I prefer that, I'm queer": Samuel Beckett's Spatial Aesthetic / Crawford, Lucas
4. Excruciating Improbability and the Transgender Jamaican / Valens, Keja
5. TRANScoding the Transnational Digital Economy / Chen, Jian
Part III: Crossing Borders / Crossing Gender
6. When Things Don't Add Up: Transgender Bodies and the Mobile Borders of Biometrics / Beauchamp, Toby
7. Connecting the Dots: National Security, the Crime-Migration Nexus, and Trans Women's Survival / Butler Burke, Nora
8. Affective Vulnerability and Transgender Exceptionalism: Norma Ureiro in Transgression / Aizura, Aren Z.
Part IV: Trans Activism and Policy
9. The T in LGBTQ: How Do Trans Activists Perceive Alliances within LGBT and Queer Movements in Québec (Canada)? / Chacha Enriquez, Mickael
10. Translatina Is about the Journey: A Dialogue on Social Justice for Transgender Latinas in San Francisco / Rodríguez de Ruíz, Alexandra / Ochoa, Marcia
11. LGB within the T: Sexual Orientation in the National Transgender Discrimination Survey and Implications for Public Policy / Herman, Jody L.
Part V: Transforming Disciplines and Pedagogy
12. Adventures in Trans Biopolitics: A Comparison between Public Health and Critical Academic Research Praxes / Hwahng, Sel J.
13. Stick Figures and Little Bits: Toward a Nonbinary Pedagogy / Enke, A. Finn
Conclusion: Trans Fantasizing: From Social Media to Collective Imagination / Martínez-San Miguel, Yolanda / Tobias, Sarah
Notes on Contributors
- Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 04. Sep 2019)
- Aizura, Aren Z.
Burke, Nora Butler.
Enke, A. Finn.
Enriquez, Mickael Chacha.
Herman, Jody L.
Hwahng, Sel J.
Martínez-San Miguel, Yolanda.
Martínez-San Miguel, Yolanda, editor.
Knapp, Pauline Park Wilson.
Rankin, Susan R.
Ruiz, Alexandra Rodriguez de.
Tobias, Sarah, editor.
- Contained In:
- De Gruyter University Press Library.
- Publisher Number:
- 10.36019/9780813576435 doi
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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