Transgender History, second edition by Susan Stryker audiobook

Transgender History, second edition: The Roots of Today's Revolution

By Susan Stryker
Read by Emily Cauldwell

Seal Press
7.82 Hours Unabridged
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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.

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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.

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Author Bio: Susan Stryker

Author Bio: Susan Stryker

Susan Stryker earned her PhD from UC Berkeley and currently teaches at Harvard University. She has served as Executive Director of the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco. She won a Lambda Literary Award for co-editing The Transgender Studies Reader and an Emmy Award for co-directing the documentary Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Runtime: 7.82
Audience: Adult
Language: English