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Invisible Lives: The Erasure of Transsexual and Transgendered People

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Invisible Lives is the first scholarly study of transgendered people-cross-dressers, drag queens and transsexuals-and their everyday lives. Through combined theoretical and empirical study, Viviane K. Namaste argues that transgendered people are not so much produced by medicine or psychiatry as they are erased , or made invisible, in a variety of institutional and cultural settings. Namaste begins her work by analyzing two theoretical perspectives on transgendered people-queer theory and the social sciences-displaying ...

Invisible Lives: The Erasure of Transsexual and Transgendered People 2000, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226568102

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Invisible Lives: The Erasure of Transsexual and Transgendered People 2000, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226568096

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