Trans People's Partnerships: Towards an Ethics of Intimacy

Perfect | September 15, 2010

byTam Sanger

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As intimate lives become more public, and discussions of gender and sexuality more complex, there is a need to rethink how we engage with our own perceptions and identifications with respect to intimacy. This book explores whether our intimate desires are limited by social norms and expectations, and if so what we might be able to do about it.

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As intimate lives become more public, and discussions of gender and sexuality more complex, there is a need to rethink how we engage with our own perceptions and identifications with respect to intimacy. This book explores whether our intimate desires are limited by social norms and expectations, and if so what we might be able to do a...

TAM SANGER is a teaching fellow in Gender Studies and Sociology at Queen's University Belfast, UK. She researches and publishes on transgender identity and intimate relationships.

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Format:PerfectDimensions:174 pages, 8.5 × 5.6 × 0.6 inPublished:September 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230224644

ISBN - 13:9780230224643

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A Brief History of Trans
Theorising Intimacy: A Foucauldian Approach
Gender: Governance and Resistance
Sexuality: Categorizations and Complexities
The Negotiation of Intimacy
Towards an Ethics of Intimacy
Appendix i: Interviewee Profiles
Notes
Bibliography