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Kroppslinjer – Kön, transsexualism och kropp i berättelser om könskorrigering


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Title: Kroppslinjer – Kön, transsexualism och kropp i berättelser om könskorrigering
Authors: Bremer, Signe
E-mail: signe.bremer@ethnology.gu.se
signe.bremer@gmail.com
Issue Date: 20-Oct-2011
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Cultural Sciences ; Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper
Date of Defence: 2011-11-11
Disputation: Fredagen den 11e november 2011, kl. 13.00, Lilla hörsalen, Humanisten, Renströmsgatan 6
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Queer phenomenology
queer
heteronormativity
gender
materiality
transsexualism
body
Swedish health care
psychiatry
ethnography
activism
lgbtq studies
transgender studies,
ethnology
etnologi
welfare state
internet
body politics
Abstract: The aim with this dissertation is to analyse the construction and challenge of body and personhood in transsexual persons narratives on gender correction, as well as what these narratives tells of the terms through which human bodies become intelligible and recognised as possible persons. The analysis focus on the human body as a lived socially produced materiality, yet also a dynamic material actor of flesh and blood. Questions raised are: What consequences does the Swedish act for declaration ... more
ISBN: 978-91-7061-099-8
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/26653
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

 

 

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