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Sex Change, Social Change : Reflections on Identity, Institutions, and Imperialism, Paperback / softback Book

Sex Change, Social Change : Reflections on Identity, Institutions, and Imperialism Paperback / softback


Sex Change, Social Change: Reflections on Identity, Institutions, and Imperialism provides readers with an authoritative introduction to contemporary transsexual politics in Canadian and Quebecois contexts.

Through different case studies relating to the law, human rights, health care, and prostitution, Dr. Namaste exposes readers to the complex issues involved in how transsexual politics and feminism interrelate.

Written in accessible language, and including interviews, essays, and political speeches, Sex Change, Social Change will appeal to academics and to activists in the community, as well as to the general reader.

The second edition has been thoroughly updated with five new chapters and includes new commentary on the readings from the first edition. All royalties from the sale of this book go to PASAN (Prisoners' HIV/AIDS Support Action Network), in particular their emergency fund that provides modest amounts of money to prisoners upon their release.

These funds enable people to secure housing, go to a job interview, and/or replace their identity documents.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 308 pages
  • Publisher: Women's Press of Canada
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Gender studies, gender groups
  • ISBN: 9780889614833



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