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Transgender history : the roots of today's revolution / Susan Stryker.

By: Stryker, Susan [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York ; Seal Press , 2017Edition: Second edition.Description: xiii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781580056892; 158005689X; 1580056903; 9781580056908.Subject(s): Gender nonconformity -- History | Gender identity -- History | Transgender people -- History | Gender identity | Transgender people | Gender nonconformity | SOCIAL SCIENCE / LGBT Studies | Geschichte | Soziale Bewegung | Transgender | USAGenre/Form: History.DDC classification: 306.76/8
Contents:
Contexts, concepts, and terms -- A hundred-plus years of transgender history -- Trans liberation -- The difficult decades -- The millennial wave -- The tipping point?.
Summary: "A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to the subject of transgender history, with each chapter covering major movements, writings, and events. Chapters cover the transsexual and transvestite communities in the years following World War II; trans radicalism and social change, which spanned from 1966 with the publication of The Transsexual Phenomenon, and lasted through the early 1970s; the mid-'70s to 1990-the era of identity politics and the changes witnessed in trans circles through these years; and the gender issues witnessed through the '90s and '00s. Transgender History includes informative sidebars highlighting quotes from major texts and speeches in transgender history and brief biographies of key players, plus excerpts from transgender memoirs and discussion of treatments of transgenderism in popular culture"--Summary: "A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout"--
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Revised edition of the author's Transgender history, ©2008.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contexts, concepts, and terms -- A hundred-plus years of transgender history -- Trans liberation -- The difficult decades -- The millennial wave -- The tipping point?.

"A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to the subject of transgender history, with each chapter covering major movements, writings, and events. Chapters cover the transsexual and transvestite communities in the years following World War II; trans radicalism and social change, which spanned from 1966 with the publication of The Transsexual Phenomenon, and lasted through the early 1970s; the mid-'70s to 1990-the era of identity politics and the changes witnessed in trans circles through these years; and the gender issues witnessed through the '90s and '00s. Transgender History includes informative sidebars highlighting quotes from major texts and speeches in transgender history and brief biographies of key players, plus excerpts from transgender memoirs and discussion of treatments of transgenderism in popular culture"--

"A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout"--

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CHOICE Review

Stryker (gender and women's studies, Univ. of Arizona) charts "a history of transgender people in the United States, concentrating mostly on the years after World War II." This book is a substantial update to the original edition, published in 2008 (CH, May'09, 46-5351). The first chapter defines terms like "gender" and "identity politics" and brilliantly foregrounds the rest of the text. The five chapters that follow narrate a history of transgender people in the US through the aftermath of the 2016 election within "an expansive feminist framework." Each chapter also includes small breakout sections that expand on terms like "gender dysphoria" and "drag balls" to guide less familiar readers through the text. Stryker deftly contextualizes the political divisions within the GLBT+ movement, especially during the movement to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in 2007, and explores the divisions between the gay and transgender communities in regard to their relationships with the medical establishment. This book is required reading for historians, but it also represents an invaluable text for anyone who wants to better understand evolving concepts of gender. Summing Up: Essential. All libraries at all levels. --Caro Pinto, Mount Holyoke College

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Susan Stryker is the coauthor of "Gay by the Bay", a historical look at gay life in San Francisco, as well as "Gay Pulp" and "Lesbian Pulp Address Books". She currently works as Executive Director of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society in San Francisco. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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