Developing a critical trans gerontology

Toze, Michael (2018) Developing a critical trans gerontology. British Journal of Sociology . ISSN 1468-4446

Full content URL: https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-4446.12491

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Developing a critical trans gerontology
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Abstract

Within existing academic literature, ageing within trans populations has primarily been addressed from the perspective of offering advice to service providers and clinicians, with relatively limited application of critical sociological perspectives. This article seeks to integrate the critical perspectives on gerontology with transfeminism, identifying areas of commonality regarding accounts of an integrated lifecourse, scepticism of biomedicalisation, and an emphasis on local context. The article suggests that this integration provides a fruitful basis for developing future research into the study of trans ageing, and also provides theoretical development across many debates around age, gender and the lifecourse.

Keywords:ageing, gender, transgender, feminism
Subjects:L Social studies > L216 Feminism
L Social studies > L320 Gender studies
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
ID Code:32347
Deposited On:26 Jun 2018 20:45

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