Front cover image for The transgender studies reader

The transgender studies reader

Susan Stryker (Editor), Stephen Whittle (Editor)
Print Book, English, 2013
Routledge, London, 2013
2 volumes ; 26 cm
9780415636957, 0415636957
Machine generated contents note: I. Sex, Gender, and Science
1. Selections from Psychopathia Sexualis with Special Reference to Contrary Sexual Instinct: A Medico-Legal Study / Richard von Kraffi-Ebing
2. Selections from The Transvestites: The Erotic Drive to Cross-Dress / Magnus Hirschfeld
3. Psychopathia Transexualis / David O. Cauldwell
4. Transsexualism and Transvestism as Psycho-Somatic and Somato-Psychic Syndromes / Harry Benjamin
5. Selection from Biological Substrates of Sexual Behavior / Robert Stoller
6. Passing and the Managed Achievement of Sex Status in an "Intersexed" Person / Harold Garfinkel
7. Selection from The Role of Gender and the Imperative of Sex / Charles Shepherdson
8.A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century / Donna Haraway
II. Feminist Investments
9. Selection From Mother Camp / Esther Newton Note continued: 10. Sappho by Surgery: The Transsexually Constructed Lesbian-Feminist / Janice G. Raymond
11. Divided Sisterhood: A Critical Review of Janice Raymond's The Transsexual Empire / Carol Riddell
12.A Transvestite Answers a Feminist / Lou Sullivan
13. Toward a Theory of Gender / Wendy McKenna
14. Doing Justice to Someone: Sex Reassignment and Allegories of Transsexuality / Judith Butler
15. Where Did We Go Wrong? Feminism and Trans Theory
Two Teams on the Same Side? / Stephen Whittle
III. Queering Gender
16. Transgender Liberation: A Movement Whose Time Has Come / Leslie Feinberg
17. The Empire Strikes Back: A Posttranssexual Manifesto / Sandy Stone
18. Gender Terror, Gender Rage / Kate Bornstein
19. My Words to Victor Frankenstein above the Village of Chamounix: Performing Transgender Rage / Susan Stryker
20. Judith Butler: Queer Feminism, Transgender, and the Transubstantiation of Sex / Jay Prosser Note continued: 21. Are Lesbians Women? / Jacob Hale
22. Hermaphrodites with Attitude: Mapping the Emergence of Intersex Political Activism / Cheryl Chase
23. Mutilating Gender / Dean Spade
IV. Selves: Identity and Community
24. Body, Technology, and Gender in Transsexual Autobiographies / Bernice L. Hausman
25.A "Fierce and Demanding" Drive / Joanne Meyerowitz
26. ONE Inc. and Reed Erickson: The Uneasy Collaboration of Gay and Trans Activism, 1964-2003 / Nicholas Matte
27."I Went to Bed With My Own Kind Once": The Erasure of Desire in the Name of Identity / David Valentine
28. Bodies in Motion: Lesbian and Transsexual Histories / Nan Alamilla Boyd
29. Manliness / Patrick Califia
30. Selection from Lesbians Talk Transgender / Zachary I. Nataf
31. Gender Without Genitals: Hedwig's Six Inches / Jordy Jones
V. Transgender Masculinities
32. Of Catamites and Kings: Reflections on Butch, Gender, and Boundaries / Gayle Rubin Note continued: 33. The Logic of Treatment / Henry Rubin
34. Look! No, Don't! The Visibility Dilemma for Transsexual Men / Jamison Green
35. Queering the Binaries: Transsituated Identities, Bodies, and Sexualities / Jason Cromwell
36. Selections from "Spoiled Identity": Stephen Gordon's Loneliness and the Difficulties of Queer History / Heather K. Love
37. Transsexuals in the Military: Flight into Hypermasculinity / George R. Brown
VI. Embodiment: Ethics in Time and Space
38. What Does It Cost to Tell the Truth? / Riki Anne Wilchins
39. Transmogrification: (Un)Becoming Other(s) / Nikki Sullivan
40. Fin de siecle, Fin du sexe: Transsexuality, Postmodernism, and the Death of History / Rita Felski
41. Skinflick: Posthuman Gender in Jonathan Demme's The Silence of the Lambs / Judith Halberstam
42. Genderbashing: Sexuality, Gender, and the Regulation of Public Space / Viviane K. Namaste Note continued: 43. From the Medical Gaze to Sublime Mutations: The Ethics of (Re)Viewing Non-normative Body Images / T. Benjamin Singer
44. From Functionality to Aesthetics: The Architecture of Transgender Jurisprudence / Andrew Sharpe
VII. Multiple Crossings: Gender, Nationality, Race
45. Selections from The Chic of Araby: Transvestism and the Erotics of Cultural Appropriation / Marjorie Garber
46. Transgender Theory and Embodiment: The Risk of Racial Marginalization / Katrina Roen
47. Romancing the Transgender Native: Rethinking the Use of the "Third Gender" Concept / Lynn M. Morgan
48. Unsung Heroes: Reading Transgender Subjectivities in Hong Kong Action Cinema / Helen Hok-Sze Leung
49. Whose Feminism Is It Anyway? The Unspoken Racism of the Trans Inclusion Debate / Emi Koyama
50. Transgendering the Politics of Recognition / Richard Juang
I. Transgender Perspectives In (and On) Radical Political Economy Note continued: 1. Normalized Transgressions: Legitimizing the Transsexual Body as Productive / Dan Irving
2. Retelling Racialized Violence, Remaking White Innocence: The Politics of Interlocking Oppressions in Transgender Day of Remembrance / Sarah Lamble
3. Artful Concealment and Strategic Visibility: Transgender Bodies and U.S. State Surveillance After 9/11 / Toby Beauchamp
4. Tracing This Body: Transsexuality, Pharmaceuticals, and Capitalism / Michelle O'Brien
5. Trans Necropolitics: A Transnational Reflection on Violence, Death, and the Trans of Color Afterlife / Jin Haritaworn
II. Making Trans-Culture(s): Texts, Performances, Artifacts
6."The White to Be Angry": Vaginal Davis's Terrorist Drag / Jose Esteban Munoz
7. Felt Matters / Jeanne Vaccaro
8. Groping Theory: Haptic Cinema and Trans-Curiosity in Hans Scheirl's Dandy Dust / Eliza Steinbock
9. The Transgender Look / J. Jack Halberstam Note continued: 10. Embracing Transition, or Dancing in the Folds of Time / Julian Carter
III. Transsexing Humanimality
11. Sex and Diversity, Sex Versus Gender, and Sexed Bodies: Excerpts from Evolution's Rainbow: Diversity, Gender, and Sexuality in Nature and People / Joan Roughgarden
12. Animal Trans / Myra J. Hird
13. Animals Without Genitals: Race and Transsubstantiation / Mel Y. Chen
14. Lessons From a Starfish / Eva Hayward
15. Interdependent Ecological Transsex: Notes on Re/production, "Transgender" Fish, and the Management of Populations, Species, and Resources / Bailey Kier
IV. Transfeminisms
16. Feminist Solidarity after Queer Theory: The Case of Transgender / Cressida Heyes
17. Inclusive Pedagogy in the Women's Studies Classroom: Teaching the Kimberly Nixon Case / Georgia Sitara
18. Skirt Chasers: Why the Media Depicts the Trans Revolution in Lipstick and Heels / Julia Serano Note continued: 19. The Education of Little Cis: Cisgender and the Discipline of Opposing Bodies / A. Finn Enke
20. Our Bodies Are Not Ourselves: Tranny Guys and the Racialized Class Politics of Incoherence / Bobby Jean Noble
V. Cross Talk: Contention and Complexity in Trans-Discourses
21. Body Shame, Body Pride: Lessons From the Disability Rights Movement / Eli Clare
22. The Pharmaco-Pornographic Regime: Sex, Gender, and Subjectivity in the Age of Punk Capitalism / Beatriz Preciado
23. Evil Deceivers and Make-Believers: On Transphobic Violence and the Politics of Illusion / Talia Mae Bettcher
24."Still at the Back of the Bus": Sylvia Rivera's Struggle / Jessi Gan
25. Transgender Subjectivity and the Logic of Sexual Difference / Shanna T. Carlson
VI. Timely Matters: Temporality and Trans-historicity
26. Towards a Transgender Archaeology: A Queer Rampage Through Prehistory / Mary Weismantel Note continued: 27. Before the Tribade: Medieval Anatomies of Female Masculinity and Pleasure / Karma Lochrie
28. Extermination of the Joyas: Gendercide in Spanish California / Deborah A. Miranda
29. Before Transgender: Transvestia's Spectrum of Gender Variance, 1960-1980 / Robert Hill
30. Reading Transsexuality in "Gay" Tehran (Around 1979) / Afsaneh Najmabadi
VII. Being There: The (Im)material Locations of Trans-Phenomena
31. Between Surveillance and Liberation: The Lives of Cross-Dressed Male Sex Workers in Early Postwar Japan / Todd A. Henry
32. An Ethics of Transsexual Difference: Luce Irigaray and the Place of Sexual Undecidability / Gayle Salamon
33. Touching Gender: Abjection and the Hygienic Imagination / Sheila Cavanagh
34. Perverse Citizenship: Divas, Marginality, and Participation in "Loca-lization" / Marcia Ochoa
35. Thinking Figurations Otherwise: Reframing Dominant Knowledges of Sex and Gender Variance in Latin America / Vek Lewis Note continued: VIII. Going Somewhere: Transgender Movement(s)
36. Transgender Without Organs?: Mobilizing a Geo-affective Theory of Gender Modification / Lucas Cassidy Crawford
37. Longevity and Limits in Rae Bourbon's Life in Motion / Don Romesburg
38. The Romance of the Amazing Scalpel: "Race" Labor, and Affect in Thai Gender Reassignment Clinics / Aren Z. Aizura
39. Trans/scriptions: Homing Desires, (Trans)sexual Citizenship and Racialized Bodies / Nael Bhanji
40. Transportation: Translating Filipino and Filipino American Tomboy Masculinities through Global Migration and Seafaring / Kale Bantigue Fajardo
IX. Biopolitics and the Administration of Trans-Embodiment(s)
41. Kaming Mga Talyada (We Who Are Sexy): The Transsexual Whiteness of Christine Jorgensen in the (Post)colonial Philippines / Susan Stryker
42. Electric Brilliancy: Cross-dressing Law and Freak Show Displays in Nineteenth-century San Francisco / Clare Sears Note continued: 43. Shuttling Between Bodies and Borders: Iranian Transsexual Refugees and the Politics of Rightful Killing / Sima Shakhsari
44. Silhouettes of Defiance: Memorializing Historical Sites of Queer and Transgender Resistance in an Age of Neoliberal Inclusivity / Che Gossett
45. Neutering the Transgendered: Human Rights and Japan's Law No. 111 / Laura H. Norton
X. Trans-oriented Practices, Policies, and Social Change
46."We Won't Know Who You Are": Contesting Sex Designations in New York City Birth Certificates / Lisa Jean Moore
47. Reinscribing Normality?: The Law and Politics of Transgender Marriage / Ruthann Robson
48. Performance as Intravention: Ballroom Culture and the Politics of HIV/AIDS in Detroit / Marlon M. Bailey
49. Transgender as Mental Illness: Nosology, Social Justice, and the Tarnished Golden Mean / R. Nick Gorton
50. Building an Abolitionist Trans and Queer Movement with Everything We've Got / Dean Spade Permissions