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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Abstract

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

Item Type: Journal article
Subjects: L000 Social Sciences > L700 Human and Social Geography
DOI (a stable link to the resource): 10.1080/0966369X.2010.503104
Faculties: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Environment and Technology
Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Environment and Technology > Society, Space and Environment
Depositing User: editor environment
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2010 11:06
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2012 10:40
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/7741

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