Imagining Transgender: An Ethnography of a Category

Imagining Transgender: An Ethnography of a Category Sex Roles (2010) 63:445–447 DOI 10.1007/s11199-010-9751-0 BOOK REVIEW Imagining Transgender: An Ethnography of a Category By David Valentine, Durham, Duke University Press, 2007. 302 pp. $19.83 (hardcover). ISBN-10: 0822338696 Daniela Jauk & Kathryn Feltey Published online: 27 March 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 Imagining Transgender by David Valentine is an ethnogra- thus asks who is left out by the contemporary political and phy based on observations of the transgender community in academic framing of intersections between race, class, New York City. It is the Ruth Benedict Book Prize winner gender, and sexuality. of 2007 and the Lambda Literary Award Finalist for 2008. Valentine describes his late night fieldwork as he rides his bicycle through the streets of New York City, handing It is structured into three parts: The category “transgender”, transgender community and identity issues; and the out safer-sex kits in sex work areas. His rich description emergence of transgender studies. The book brings together allows the reader to accompany him to bars, drag balls, the theoretical and political questions, rigorous qualitative re- Transgender Health and Education Clinic, support groups, search, and thick empirical descriptions about a “population” town hall meetings, lobby events, and conferences. The which, over http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Imagining Transgender: An Ethnography of a Category

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Springer US
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Copyright © 2010 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
ISSN
0360-0025
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1573-2762
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10.1007/s11199-010-9751-0
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Sex Roles (2010) 63:445–447 DOI 10.1007/s11199-010-9751-0 BOOK REVIEW Imagining Transgender: An Ethnography of a Category By David Valentine, Durham, Duke University Press, 2007. 302 pp. $19.83 (hardcover). ISBN-10: 0822338696 Daniela Jauk & Kathryn Feltey Published online: 27 March 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 Imagining Transgender by David Valentine is an ethnogra- thus asks who is left out by the contemporary political and phy based on observations of the transgender community in academic framing of intersections between race, class, New York City. It is the Ruth Benedict Book Prize winner gender, and sexuality. of 2007 and the Lambda Literary Award Finalist for 2008. Valentine describes his late night fieldwork as he rides his bicycle through the streets of New York City, handing It is structured into three parts: The category “transgender”, transgender community and identity issues; and the out safer-sex kits in sex work areas. His rich description emergence of transgender studies. The book brings together allows the reader to accompany him to bars, drag balls, the theoretical and political questions, rigorous qualitative re- Transgender Health and Education Clinic, support groups, search, and thick empirical descriptions about a “population” town hall meetings, lobby events, and conferences. The which, over

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Sex RolesSpringer Journals

Published: Mar 27, 2010

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