Dawes, the director of the program of human rights and humanitarianism at Macalester College in Minnesota, interviewed elderly Japanese war criminals from the Second Sino-Japanese War. The accounts convey just how intricate the experiences are for everyone experiencing the horror of war—even the perpetrators.
Paisley Currah, Richard M. Greenberg, Morgan Holmes, Bennett H. Transgender Rights is the only book any activist, ally, or family member should really need to figure out the tactics of most if not all gender bullies and stop them dead in their tracks.
Yippee for the good guys, the good girls, and all the rest of us good folks. Discrimination has been prohibited in several states, dozens of municipalities, and more than two hundred private companies, while hate crime laws in eight states have been amended to include gender identity.
Yet prejudice and violence against transgender people remain all too common. Examining crucial topics like family law, employment policies, public health, economics, and grassroots organizing, this groundbreaking book is an indispensable resource in the fight for the freedom and equality of those who cross gender boundaries.
Moving beyond media representations to grapple with the real lives and issues of transgender people, Transgender Rights will launch a new moment for human rights activism in America.
I think this is an urgently important configuration of concerns, and I was moved, grateful, and profoundly excited to find that the editors have brought into being a collection that presents them so well.
These informative essays will not only provide guideposts for the transgender individual, but will offer information on the legal, historical, and political aspect for their questioning family, friends, and allies.
Offering spare, tightly executed essays, this slim volume nonetheless succeeds in creating a spectacular, well-researched compendium of the transgender movement. By giving voice to the needs and a blueprint for survival of transgender people, it opens a window affording mainstream America a view of the extreme difficulties and injustices this community suffers on a daily basis.
It also documents the inroads made into changing laws and cultural perceptions with respect to transgender people and the fearlessness required of these individuals to rightfully live as their authentic selves. Sure to be considered a classic. Juang, and Shannon Price Minter have edited a complex, coherent, and necessary collection of articles.
The collection does provide insight into the legal politics of transgender experience in the contemporary U. This book is an excellent resource of the subject of queer theory. In addition to the three editors—all national figures in the transgender movement—contributors include some of the leading lights in gay and lesbian legal scholarship, such as Kendall Thomas and Ruthann Robson.
The collection even includes an essay by Judtih Butler, whose pioneering work using the practices of drag to understand gendering makes her both celebrated and controversial. The essays are all relatively short and accessible to a wide audience, yet they are also uniformly theoretically challenging and conceptually rich, suggesting heroic labor on the part of the editors.
This is an indispensable collection. Transgender Rights is helpful for all activists, lawyers, and students who care about social justice. For those new to the topic, it presents a well-rounded introduction.
For seasoned activists, it reaffirms the importance of this fight and potentially offers new perspectives.
This is a resource that will be useful for a wide audience. Occasionally a book can serve as a catalyst for an internal transformation that leads to the building of a committed community.
I firmly believe Transgender Rights has the potential to be such a book.Jung’s lectures on the history of psychology—in English for the first time Between and , C.
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