Introduction: towards trans geographies

Katherine Browne, C.J. Nash, S. Hines

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Gender geographies have focused on normatively gendered men and women, neglecting the ways in which gender binaries can be contested and troubled. Trans people question hegemonic conventions that link sexed bodies, gender roles and lives. This collection spans a range of theoretical fields in this context, including trans theories, queer engagement, feminist geographies, gender geographies and sexualities geographies. It offers empirical investigations of trans lives, while addressing the often theoretical use of 'trans' to render gender fluid, incoherent and unintelligible. As a whole this themed section questions geography's presumption of man/woman and male/female
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)573-577
Number of pages5
JournalGender, Place and Culture
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2010


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