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Transforming citizenships : transgender articulations of the law

Author: Isaac West
Publisher: New York ; London : New York University Press, cop. 2014.
Series: Sexual cultures.
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"Transforming Citizenships engages the performativity of citizenship as it relates to transgender individuals and advocacy groups. Instead of reading the law as a set of self-executing discourses, Isaac West takes up transgender rights claims as performative productions of complex legal subjectivities capable of queering accepted understandings of genders, sexualities, and the normative forces of the law. Drawing on  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac West
ISBN: 9781479832149 1479832146 9781479818921 1479818925
OCLC Number: 895033933
Awards: Commended for Lambda Literary Awards (Studies) 2014
Description: 1 vol. (XII-235 p.) : couv. ill., ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: Transgender Citizenships 1. Performative Repertoires of Citizenship 2. PISSAR's Critically Queer and Disabled Politics 3. INTRAAventions in the Heartland 4. GENDA Trouble 5. In Defense of an Impure Transgender Politics Notes Index About the Author
Series Title: Sexual cultures.
Responsibility: Isaac West.


Advances a rethinking of law as capacious rhetorics of citizenship, justice, equality, and freedom.  Read more...


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Challenging critiques of the LGBTQ rights movement that portray it as an assimilationist, uncritical adoption of heterosexual norms,Transforming Citizenshipsoffers a robust account of transgender Read more...

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