Understanding trans health
Ruth Pearce
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Understanding trans health

discourse, power and possibility

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Written in English

255 pages

What does it mean for someone to be 'trans'? What are the implications of this for healthcare provision? Drawing on the findings of an extensive research project, this book addresses urgent challenges and debates in trans health. It interweaves patient voices with social theory and autobiography, offering an innovative look at how shifting language, patient mistrust, waiting lists and professional power shape clinical encounters, and exploring what a better future might look like for trans patients.

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Work Description

What does it mean for someone to be 'trans'? What are the implications of this for healthcare provision? Drawing on the findings of an extensive research project, this book addresses urgent challenges and debates in trans health. It interweaves patient voices with social theory and autobiography, offering an innovative look at how shifting language, patient mistrust, waiting lists and professional power shape clinical encounters, and exploring what a better future might look like for trans patients.

Understanding trans health

discourse, power and possibility

This edition was published in


Edition Description

What does it mean for someone to be 'trans'? What are the implications of this for healthcare provision? Drawing on the findings of an extensive research project, this book addresses urgent challenges and debates in trans health. It interweaves patient voices with social theory and autobiography, offering an innovative look at how shifting language, patient mistrust, waiting lists and professional power shape clinical encounters, and exploring what a better future might look like for trans patients.

Table of Contents

Part one. The context of care
Introduction: coming to terms with trans health
Condition or movement? A genealogy of trans discourse
Trans health in practice: conditions of care
Part two. Navigating health services
(Re)defining trans
Trans temporalities: imagining a future in the time of anticipation
Part three. Changing trans health
The politics of trans health: negotiating credible knowledge
Towards affirmative care.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-246) and index.

Copyright Date
2018

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
362.1/0867
Library of Congress
RA564.9.T73 P43 2018

The Physical Object

Pagination
viii, 255 pages
Number of pages
255

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26964219M
ISBN 10
144734233X, 1447342356
ISBN 13
9781447342335, 9781447342359
OCLC/WorldCat
1011630694

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