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Unzipping Gender Sex, Cross-Dressing and Culture (Dress, Body, Culture) by Charlotte Suthrell

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Published by Berg Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Great Britain,
  • Social Science,
  • Transvestites,
  • Sociology,
  • Transvestism,
  • Human Sexuality,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Social Science / Gender Studies,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Brazil

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8623532M
ISBN 101859737250
ISBN 109781859737255

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Drawing on primary fieldwork, Unzipping Gender offers a cross-cultural study of transvestism through an examination of transvestites in Britain and the Hijras of India. The author tackles the critical question of whether or not transvestism is motivated primarily by sex or gender, and she challenges the straightforward binary divide that. Transvestism, and its cultural practice, is a useful lens through which we can view and thus debate models of sex, gender and sexuality. Drawing on primary fieldwork, Unzipping Gender offers a cross-cultural study of transvestism through an examination of transvestites in Britain and the Hijras of India. The book is very aptly entitled "Unzipping Gender" as opposed to "Gender Unzipped", for although Dr. Suthrell has gotten the zipper moving, it still has a long way to go. Let's hope that as society continues to move the zipper further it doesn't get stuck on a broken fingernail in the process/5. Get this from a library! Unzipping gender: sex, cross-dressing and culture. [Charlotte A Suthrell] -- This work compares transvestism across cultures, in particular it compares transvestites in Britain with the Hijras of India. It considers how emotion, mythology, imagery, and beliefs influence ideas.

Suthrell, Charlotte. "Questionnaire." Unzipping Gender: Sex, Cross-Dressing and : Berg, – Bloomsbury Fashion Central. The book is very aptly entitled “Unzipping Gender” as opposed to “Gender Unzipped,” for although Dr. Suthrell has gotten the zipper moving, it still has a long way to go. Let’s hope that as society continues to move the zipper further it doesn’t get stuck on a broken fingernail in the process.   “Unzipping Gender is a 'good read' that makes a significant and epistemologically valuable contribution to the body of knowledge of (trans)gender and teh study of sexualities that will benefit students, academic scholars or indeed anyone else who reads Suthrell's work.” – Anne Beaumont-Vernon, Sexualities. Get this from a library! Unzipping gender: sex, cross-dressing and culture. [Charlotte A Suthrell] -- How does culture shape notions of sexuality and gender? Why are transvestites in the West so often seen as deviant or perverse, while they are accepted in other societies? What are the implications.

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