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transForming gender: Transgender practices of identity, intimacy and care

Sally Hines


This book contributes to contemporary gender and sexuality studies. At a time when transgender practices are the subject of increasing social and cultural visibility, it marks the first UK study of transgender identity formation. The book is also the first examination – anywhere in the world – of transgender practices of intimacy and care. The author addresses changing government legislation concerning the citizenship rights of transgender people. She examines the impact of legislative shifts upon transgender people's identities, intimate relationships, and practices of care, and considers the ... More

Keywords: gender, sexuality, transgender people, transgender identity, relationships, care, social policy, gender transition

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9781861349163
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861349163.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sally Hines, author