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Gender, Bodies and Transformation: Gender, Bodies and Transformation


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The Emergence of Trans: Cultures, Politics and Everyday Lives

The Emergence of Trans: Cultures, Politics and Everyday Lives

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Ruth Pearce, Igi Moon, Kat Gupta, Deborah Lynn Steinberg
August 14, 2019

This book represents the vanguard of new work in the rapidly growing arena of Trans Studies. Thematically organised, it brings together studies from an international, cross-disciplinary range of contributors to address a range of questions pertinent to the emergence of trans lives and discourses....

Neoliberal Bodies and the Gendered Fat Body

Neoliberal Bodies and the Gendered Fat Body

1st Edition

Hannele Harjunen
August 09, 2016

In recent decades the rise of the so-called "global obesity epidemic" has led to fatness and fat bodies being debated incessantly in popular, professional, and academic arenas. Fatness and fat bodies are shamed and demonised, and the public monitoring, surveillance and outright policing by the...

Out Online: Trans Self-Representation and Community Building on YouTube

Out Online: Trans Self-Representation and Community Building on YouTube

1st Edition

Tobias Raun
May 20, 2016

Trans people are increasingly stepping out of the shadow of pathologization and secretiveness to tell their life stories, share information and to connect with like-minded others, using YouTube as a platform. Out Online: Trans Self-Representation and Community Building on YouTube explores the...

Transgender Architectonics: The Shape of Change in Modernist Space

Transgender Architectonics: The Shape of Change in Modernist Space

1st Edition

Lucas Crawford
December 15, 2015

Combining transgender studies with the ’neomodernist’ architectures of the internationally renowned firm, Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) and with modernist writers (Samuel Beckett and Virginia Woolf) whose work anticipates that of transgender studies, this book challenges the implicit ’spatial...

Fat Sex: New Directions in Theory and Activism

Fat Sex: New Directions in Theory and Activism

1st Edition

Helen Hester, Caroline Walters
June 28, 2015

While fat sexual bodies are highly visible as vehicles for stigma, there has been a lack of scholarly research addressing this facet of contemporary body politics. Fat Sex: New Directions in Theory and Activism seeks to rectify this, bringing debates about fat sex into the academic arena and...

Sport, Gender and Power: The Rise of Roller Derby

Sport, Gender and Power: The Rise of Roller Derby

1st Edition

Adele Pavlidis, Simone Fullagar
November 20, 2014

As a new breed of lifestyle sport enthusiasts ’derby grrrls’ are pushing the boundaries of gender as they negotiate the nexus of pleasure, pain and power relations. Offering a socio-cultural analysis of the rise and reinvention of roller derby as both a new, globalized women’s sport and an everyday...

The Weight of Images: Affect, Body Image and Fat in the Media

The Weight of Images: Affect, Body Image and Fat in the Media

1st Edition

Katariina Kyrölä
March 05, 2014

The Weight of Images explores the ways in which media images can train their viewers’ bodies. Proposing a shift away from an understanding of spectatorship as being constituted by acts of the mind, this book favours a theorization of relations between bodies and images as visceral, affective...

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