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Feminist Solidarity after Feminist Solidarity after Queer Theory: The Case of Transgender

Cressida J. Heyes

in Self-Transformations: Foucault, Ethics, and Normalized Bodies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195310535
eISBN:
9780199871445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310535.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter addresses the issue of how — in theory and in practice — feminism should engage bisexuality, intersexuality, transsexuality, transgender, and other emergent identities (or ... More


Elements of a Gender-Sensitive Ethics for Psychiatry

Jennifer Radden and John Z. Sadler

in The Virtuous Psychiatrist: Character Ethics in Psychiatric Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195389371
eISBN:
9780199866328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389371.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The centrality of culture and particularly gender to psychiatry and to the psychiatric project are demonstrated in Chapter 4. (Factors given attention include the cultural associations linking male ... More


Gonadal Hormones and Human Sexuality

Melissa Hines

in Brain Gender

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188363
eISBN:
9780199865246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188363.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Development

This chapter discusses the relationship of core gender identity, sexual orientation, and libido to gonadal hormones. Data suggest that core gender identity and sexual orientation relate to the early ... More


The Metaphysics of Gender and Sexual Difference

Linda Martín Alcoff

in Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195137347
eISBN:
9780199785773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137345.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on women's specifically gendered identity and its basis in sexual difference. It argues that there are persuasive grounds for an objective rather than totally fluid account of ... More


Pursuing Views and Testing Commitments: Hypothetical Questions in the Psychiatric Assessment of Transsexual Patients

Susan A. Speer

in Why Do You Ask?: The Function of Questions in Institutional Discourse

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195306897
eISBN:
9780199867943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306897.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter, written by Susan Speer, considers the role of hypothetical questions (HQs) in interactions between psychiatrists and transsexual patients in a British gender identity clinic. The ... More


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


Introduction: Family Talk

Deborah Tannen, Shari Kendall, and Cynthia Gordon

in Family Talk: Discourse and Identity in Four American Families

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313895
eISBN:
9780199871940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313895.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book brings together a variety of linguistic studies on family talk based on a single set of data: the naturally occurring, face-to-face interactions of four American families. The studies ... More


The 1s and the 0s: Defining, Socializing, and Disciplining Gender Roles in the Tongzhi Community

Tiantian Zheng

in Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3 unravels the gender roles and gender dynamics in tongzhi relationships. More specifically, it explores the ways in which tongzhi negotiate, rework, and recast hegemonic codes of masculinity ... More


Gender Identity and Women's Agency: Culture, Norms, and Internalized Oppression Revisited

Diana Tietjens Meyers

in Gender in the Mirror: Cultural Imagery and Women's Agency

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140415
eISBN:
9780199871476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140419.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Because individual identities evolve in the context of enculturation, interpersonal bonds of affection and interdependency, and unconscious attitudes and wishes, a philosophical account of ... More


Doubting Sex: Inscriptions, Bodies and Selves in Nineteenth-century Hermaphrodite Case Histories

Geertje Mak

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719086908
eISBN:
9781781702628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086908.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

An adolescent girl is mocked when she takes a bath with her peers, because her genitals look like those of a boy. A couple visits a doctor asking to ‘create more space’ in the woman for intercourse. ... More


“Let’s Be Trans”: Going beyond the Gender Binary

Mary Robertson

in Growing Up Queer: Kids and the Remaking of LGBTQ Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479879601
eISBN:
9781479807512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479879601.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines how the youth of Spectrum are forming gender identities in the context of transgender phenomena, a paradigm shift in the way gender is represented, understood, and explained. As ... More


Gender Identity Among U.S. Adults

K. Jill Kiecolt, Michael Hughes, and Hans Momplaisir

in Identities in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190873066
eISBN:
9780190873097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873066.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter investigates how gender identity as a social identity fits into people’s lives and how social factors influence it, by drawing on identity theory and social identity theory. Empirical ... More


Bias, Feminism, and the Psychology of Investigating Gender

Alice H. Eagly

in Psychology of Science: Implicit and Explicit Processes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199753628
eISBN:
9780199950027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753628.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Implicit judgmental biases compromise scientists' theories and research on the psychology of gender. One form of bias — social cognition — engages correspondent inference and the linked principle of ... More


“I just feel horribly embarrassed when she does that”: Constituting a Mother’s Identity

Deborah Tannen, Shari Kendall, and Cynthia Gordon

in Family Talk: Discourse and Identity in Four American Families

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313895
eISBN:
9780199871940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313895.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter builds on prior research on language and identity to identify the discursive strategies through which one mother creates a gendered parental identity in a common domestic encounter: the ... More


Transgender Identities: Research and Controversies

Francisco J. Sánchez and Eric Vilain

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of scientific understanding of transgender issues, drawing from empirical articles published in peer-reviewed journals. It briefly summarizes biological and ... More


Playing “Femball”: CWA and IWF as Women's Organizations

Ronnee Schreiber

in Righting Feminism: Conservative Women and American Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331813
eISBN:
9780199851829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331813.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the representational strategies of the CWA and IWF, and documents the extent to which conservative women's organizations rely on the relationship between gender identity and ... More


Conclusion

Linda Martín Alcoff

in Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195137347
eISBN:
9780199785773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137345.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This concluding chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the preceding chapters. It argues that we have yet to formulate a theory that can incorporate with explanatory adequacy the struggles ... More


Sex Differences in Human Behavior

Melissa Hines

in Brain Gender

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188363
eISBN:
9780199865246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188363.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Development

This chapter begins with a discussion of the meaning of sex difference. It then considers conflicts arising from measurements of psychological sex differences. Sex differences in core gender identity ... More


King County (WA) Gender Identity Regulations

Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0029
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter presents excerpts of King County's (Washington) General Policy Manual on gender identity regulations. The manual spells out the policy and protocols for dealing with transgender inmates. ... More


Gendering of Public and Private Selves in Colonial Times

Tanika Sarkar

in India and the British Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199259885
eISBN:
9780191744587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259885.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Asian History

The chapter looks at various modern cultural, material, and political sites where masculine and feminine identities as well as gender relationships came to be reconfigured in colonial times. It shows ... More


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