Sex Roles (2011) 64:440–442 DOI 10.1007/s11199-010-9866-3 BOOK REVIEW Doing Gender Diversity: Readings in Theory and Real-World Experience. Edited by Rebecca F. Plante and Lis M. Maurer, Boulder, Colorado, Westview Press, 2010. 576 pp. $50.00 (softcover). ISBN-13:978-0813344379 Robert M. Enoch & Bryan N. Cochran Published online: 27 August 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 In their book, Doing Gender Diversity: Readings in Theory while gender became viewed as a socially constructed and Real-World Experience, editors Plante and Maurer concept related to societal expectations of trait expression have assembled a collection of theoretical works, empir- stemming from one’s underlying sex. Both sex and gender ical articles, and first-hand narratives that examine the are the focus of attention in this collection; however, as the intersectionality of gender, ethnicity, and class. The editors illustrate through their inclusion of articles related to editors introduce West and Zimmerman’s classic article, transgender and intersex identities, these dimensions are not Doing Gender, as the initial reading in this compilation to always mutually exclusive. For example, in the chapter establish the theoretical underpinnings that unite this “Gender Diversity and the Binary,” Kessler examines the particular collection of works. An excerpt from Lorber’s medical procedures that are often performed
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