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Author Griggs, Claudine, 1953-

Title S/he : changing sex and changing clothes / Claudine Griggs
Published Oxford, UK ; New York : Berg, 1998


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 W'PONDS  305.9066 Gri/Scs  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 160 pages ; 25 cm
Series Dress, body, culture., 1360-466X
Dress, body, culture.
Contents 1. Mind, Body, and Attributed Gender -- 2. Reframing Self -- 3. Social Recognition of Gender -- 4. Sexualities and Genders -- 5. Shifting Identities -- 6. Trans-Psychosocial Experiences -- 7. Post-Transitional Concepts
Summary This book examines understanding of how gender can and does function in powerful, complex, and subtle ways. Highlighting how the gender identity of transsexuals relates to hormonal and surgical changes in the body as well as to changes in dress, the book investigates the pressures and motivations to conform to expected gender roles, and the ways in which these are affected by social, educational, and professional status
Analysis Gender issues
Notes Bibliography: p152-153. _ Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 152-153) and index
Subject Griggs, Claudine, 1953-
Clothing and dress -- Psychological aspects.
Clothing and dress -- Social aspects.
Clothing and dress -- Sociological aspects.
Costume -- Symbolic aspects.
Costume -- Social aspects.
Sex change.
Gender identity.
Sex role.
Transsexuals -- Clothing.
Costume -- Psychological aspects.
LC no. 98207372
ISBN 1859739113 (cloth)
1859739164 (paperback)
Other Titles Changing sex and changing clothes