How sex changed : a history of transsexuality in the United States (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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How sex changed : a history of transsexuality in the United States

Author: Joanne J Meyerowitz
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A social, cultural, and medical history of transsexuality in the United States discusses early twentieth-century sex experiments, the first sex-change operation, the issues of medical ethics and human rights, and how cultural and scientific factors redefined sexuality.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Meyerowitz, Joanne J. (Joanne Jay).
How sex changed.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)654274727
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne J Meyerowitz
ISBN: 0674009258 9780674009257 0674013794 9780674013797
OCLC Number: 50589461
Awards: Stonewall Award winner, non-fiction, 2003.
Description: 363 pages, 19 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Sex change --
"Ex-GI becomes blonde beauty" --
From sex to gender --
A "fierce and demanding" drive --
Sexual revolutions --
The liberal moment --
The next generation.
Responsibility: Joanne Meyerowitz.
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From early 20th-century sex experiments in Europe, to the saga of Christine Jorgensen, whose sex-change surgery made headlines in 1952, to today's growing transgender movement, Meyerowitz gives us  Read more...

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A masterful history. Drawing on extensive and compelling evidence, Joanne Meyerowitz shows how transsexuals, the doctors who treated them, and the media not only expanded the possibilities for Read more...

 
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