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Sex Change, Social Change : Reflections on Identity, Institutions, and Imperialism
Namaste, Viviane K.
Women's Press Canada / Softcover / 2005-11-01 / 0889614520
Transgender Issues / Canadian Authors
price: $24.95 (may be subject to change)
150 pages
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This book provides readers with an introduction to contemporary transsexual politics in Canadian and Québécois contexts. Through different case studies relating to the law, human rights, health care, and prostitution, Dr. Namaste exposes readers to the complexity of the issues involved in thinking about transsexual politics in relation to feminism.

Written in accessible language, and using a variety of forms, including interviews, essays, political speeches, the book will appeal to academics, activists in the community, and the general reader.
--- from the publisher

"This is a provocative, thoughtful book that challenges readers to think carefully about human rights, feminism, lesbian and gay struggles, and current transgender politics. Namaste's essays make up a useful collection, suitable for courses in Women's Studies, Gender Studies, Sexuality Studies, Sociology, and Canadian Studies."
-Dr. Meg Luxton, Director, Women's Studies, York University

About the Author:

Dr. Viviane Namaste is Assistant Professor, Women's Studies, at the Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University. She is also the author of Invisible Lives: The Erasure of Transsexual and Transgendered People (University of Chicago Press, 2000).

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