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Transgender Rights

4.23 of 5 stars 4.23  ·  rating details  ·  87 ratings  ·  5 reviews
"Transgender Rights packs a surprising amount of information into a small space. Offering spare, tightly executed essays, this slim volume nonetheless succeeds in creating a spectacular, well-researched compendium of the transgender movement." -Law Library Journal

Over the past three decades, the transgender movement has gained visibility and achieved significant victories
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published August 18th 2006 by Univ Of Minnesota Press
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from the library c2006

Part l Law
part ll History
part lll Politics

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Introduction / Paisley Currah, Richard M. Juang, and Shannon Price Minter -- Gender pluralisms under the transgender umbrella / Paisley Currah -- The ties that (don't) bind : transgender family law and the unmaking of families / Taylor Flynn -- The roads less traveled : the problem with binary sex categories / Julie A. Greenberg -- Pursuing protection for transgender people through disability laws / Jennife
Feb 17, 2008 Linus rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who is transgendered or wants to understand the issues of transgender individuals.
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There are some good points made in the articles in this book but after the first few, the theme is clear and the rest just seem tedious.
Feb 20, 2008 Shawn is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
So far, kinda interesting.
Good primer.
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