Gender Diversity, Recognition and Citizenship: Towards a Politics of Difference

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Springer, Nov 12, 2013 - Social Science - 150 pages
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This book examines the meanings and significance of the UK Gender Recognition Act within the context of broader social, cultural, legal, political, theoretical and policy shifts concerning gender and sexual diversity, and addresses current debates about equality and diversity, citizenship and recognition across a range of disciplines.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Theorising Recognition
7
2 Moving for Recognition
27
3 Recognition Misrecognition and Human Rights
43
4 Claiming and Contesting Recognition
55
5 Recognising and Regulating Intimate Diversity
69
6 Governing Diversity
89
7 From Recognition to a Politics of Difference
107
Conclusion
125
References
132
Index
141
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Sally Hines is Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, and Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies, at the University of Leeds, UK. Her recent publications include TransForming Gender: Transgender Practices of Identity, Intimacy and Care, Sexualities: Reflections and Futures (co-edited with Yvette Taylor) and Theorising Intersectionality and Sexuality (co-edited with Yvette Taylor and Mark Casey).