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The Fields of Trans* Necropolitics: Trans Women‟s Narratives On the Vulnerabilities of Trans Death, Bereavement, Posthumous Challenges and Activism in Turkey


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Title: The Fields of Trans* Necropolitics: Trans Women‟s Narratives On the Vulnerabilities of Trans Death, Bereavement, Posthumous Challenges and Activism in Turkey
Authors: Gündüz, Orhun
Issue Date: 9-Nov-2017
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: Necropolitics
trans/feminist activism
collective remembrance
bereavement
transgender image
Turkey
Abstract: This study aims to bring forward the phenomenon of trans death, underscoring the challenges that trans women in İstanbul experience, endure and confront during the posthumous scenes of autopsy, funeral and burial. Departing from and developing the concept of trans necropolitics, I examine trans death in two explanatory layers. First, I endeavor to theorize the mortuary processes of death within the context of Turkey and construe the necropolitical structures that interrupt and demarcate the tra... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/54363
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