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Identity: Personal Identity, Characterization Identity, and Mental Disorder

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses theories of personal identity and examines some of their ethical and normative consequences in relation to two particular disorders: dissociative identity disorder and manic ... More


GID in Hong Kong: A Critical Overview of Medical Treatments for Transsexual Patients

Eleanor Cheung

in As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099876
eISBN:
9789882206625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099876.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter briefly discusses Gender Identity Disorder (GID), the Standards of Care advocated by Harry Benjamin, and the treatment transsexual patients have been receiving in Hong Kong since 1986. ... More


‘Not trans enough’: the relationship between non‑binary gender identities, uncertainty and legitimacy

Ben Vincent

in Non-Binary Genders: Navigating Communities, Identities, and Healthcare

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447351917
eISBN:
9781447352358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351917.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter three begins by outlining the project’s design, in order to ground the data in research practices, and introduce the participants and their demographics. The chapter then highlights a ... More


Non-binary times, non-binary places: communities and their intersections

Ben Vincent

in Non-Binary Genders: Navigating Communities, Identities, and Healthcare

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447351917
eISBN:
9781447352358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351917.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter draws attention to times and places that recur as sites of significance for non-binary people, and the negotiation of identity. It argues that the symbolic meaning ascribed to particular ... More


Motherhood, morality, and social order: gender and development discourse and practice in late colonial Africa

Barbara Bush

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter charts the evolution of development discourse as a gendered discourse. It examines the links between this gendered discourse and the development of the colonial economy and strategies to ... More


‘Wholesome labour’: the work of reading

Richard De Ritter

in Imagining women readers, 1789-1820: Well-regulated minds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090332
eISBN:
9781781707241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090332.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses the way in which ‘domestic’ femininity was defined in relation, rather than opposition, to the public discourses of work and productivity. Focusing predominantly upon conduct ... More


Developing an Economy of Sex: Intersecting Histories of Tourism, Beach Boys, and Masculinity in Hispaniola

Elizabeth S. Manley

in Transnational Hispaniola: New Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400387
eISBN:
9781683400653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400387.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter connects the social and economic history of tourism in the Dominican Republic and Haiti with its impact on masculinity, gender identity, and heterosexual performance. Elizabeth Manley's ... More


Pauli Murray: A Personal and Political Life

Troy R. Saxby

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654928
eISBN:
9781469654942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654928.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Rev. Dr. Anna Pauline "Pauli" Murray (1910–1985) was a trailblazing social activist, writer, lawyer, civil rights organizer, and campaigner for gender rights. In the 1930s and 1940s, she was ... More


Conjunction—When Sun Meets Moon

Scott Kugle

in When Sun Meets Moon: Gender, Eros, and Ecstasy in Urdu Poetry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626772
eISBN:
9781469626796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626772.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Like the sun and moon, Shah Siraj never met Mah Laqa Bai. Rather, they meet in the realm of imagination. This conclusion clarifies the comparison between these two poets, in terms of gender, ... More


Sportsmen or savages? Stadium sport and its spectators, 1900–60

Robert W. Lewis

in The Stadium Century: Sport, Spectatorship and Mass Society in Modern France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526106247
eISBN:
9781526120816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106247.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The third chapter focuses on the stadium’s relationship to the efforts of French sporting elites to create a well-disciplined, deferential and masculine public at spectator sporting events in the ... More


Queering the Female Gothic

Ardel Haefele-Thomas

in Women and the Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748699124
eISBN:
9781474422253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699124.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Queering the Female Gothic’ examines work by women writers from the 1890s onwards who use the Gothic to create covert and/or overt queer situations and characters. These are often used to explore ... More


Other Women: Thinking Class and Gender in Contemporary Brazilian Documentary Film

Carla Maia

in Female Agency and Documentary Strategies: Subjectivities, Identity and Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419475
eISBN:
9781474444699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419475.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Focusing on the relational dimension of some selected works, this essay proposes to consider the subject matter as films with women rather than films of women. The main effort is to understand ... More


Epilogue

Cecilia Tossounian

in La Joven Moderna in Interwar Argentina: Gender, Nation, and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401162
eISBN:
9781683401421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401162.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The epilogue examines Peronism, and especially Evita’s figure, through the lens of the reformulation of gender identities in 1920s and 1930s and highlights the changes and continuities that the ... More


Conclusion

Kate Hill

in Women and Museums 1850-1914: Modernity and the Gendering of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719081156
eISBN:
9781526115058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081156.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The conclusion looks ahead to women in museums during and after the First World War, and establishes that the major contours of women’s roles were already established by 1914; thereafter the numbers ... More


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