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"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.
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Hardcover, 400 pages
Published August 18th 2006 by Univ Of Minnesota Press
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Rebecca McNutt
Transgender Rights spreads a clear and important message through just a few essays, and does it effectively and without bias. This book is engaging, informative and really worth reading.
Elizabeth
Apr 03, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
from the library c2006

Part l Law
part ll History
part lll Politics

from the library computer:
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
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Ai Miller
Jul 22, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: queer-theory
A solid book, with some interesting essays and some more disappointing ones (the essay authored by Judith Butler is surprisingly boring, even though the language used is perfectly accessible; I'm also uncomfortable with her insertion of herself in what I see as a trans community issue, and her lack of substantive conclusion I think really highlights that.) The most thought-provoking essay for me was probably Jennifer L. Levi and Bennett H. Klein's "Pursuing Protection for Transgender People thro ...more
Linus
Feb 17, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who is transgendered or wants to understand the issues of transgender individuals.
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Zach
Good primer.
Kelly
Sep 30, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: masters-program
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.
Shawn
Feb 20, 2008 is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
So far, kinda interesting.
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