Introduction: towards trans geographies
Browne, K., Nash, C.J. and Hines, S. (2010) Introduction: towards trans geographies Gender, Place and Culture, 17 (5). pp. 573-577. ISSN 0966-369X
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Gender geographies have focused on normatively gendered men and women, neglecting the ways in which gender binaries can be contested and troubled. Trans people question hegemonic conventions that link sexed bodies, gender roles and lives. This collection spans a range of theoretical fields in this context, including trans theories, queer engagement, feminist geographies, gender geographies and sexualities geographies. It offers empirical investigations of trans lives, while addressing the often theoretical use of 'trans' to render gender fluid, incoherent and unintelligible. As a whole this themed section questions geography's presumption of man/woman and male/female
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