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Psychology and Gender Dysphoria: Feminist and Transgender Perspectives

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Psychiatry and psychology have a long and highly debated history in relation to gender. In particular, they have attracted criticism for policing the boundaries of `normal' gender expression through gender identity diagnoses, such as transvestism, transsexualism, gender identity disorder and gender dysphoria. Drawing on discursive psychology, this book traces the historical development of psychiatric constructions of `normal' and `abnormal' gender expression. It contextualizes the recent reconstruction of gender in the 5th ...

Psychology and Gender Dysphoria: Feminist and Transgender Perspectives 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138013926

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