Bound to the dual-sex/gender system: (trans) gendering and body modification as narcissistic self regard

Davy, Zowie (2008) Bound to the dual-sex/gender system: (trans) gendering and body modification as narcissistic self regard. In: Bound and Unbound: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Genders and Sexualities. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, pp. 112-130. ISBN 9781847185396

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This chapter looks at the way that transsexuals neotiate their body projects, by balancing their ego ideals, bodily intactness and social roles. I draw on a reconstituted notion of (positive) narcissism to eplain the various modalities of transsexual body modification.

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Additional Information:This chapter looks at the way that transsexuals neotiate their body projects, by balancing their ego ideals, bodily intactness and social roles. I draw on a reconstituted notion of (positive) narcissism to eplain the various modalities of transsexual body modification.
Keywords:transsexual, narcissism, body modification
Subjects:A Medicine and Dentistry > A900 Others in Medicine and Dentistry
M Law > M110 UK Legal Systems
L Social studies > L320 Gender studies
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
ID Code:2513
Deposited By: Zowie Davy
Deposited On:21 May 2010 20:43
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 08:38

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