- Transgender individuals face unique challenges when it comes to their physical, psychological, and social health and well-being. This accessible reference investigates these concerns in depth, offering readers insights into topics such as discrimination and access to health care. Confronts a topic that has historically been ignored by researchers and public health officials Examines key issues that affect transgender individuals, such as discrimination and access to health services Offers illuminating case studies that use engaging real-world scenarios to highlight key ideas and debates discussed in the book Provides a Directory of Resources to guide readers to reliable sources of additional information.
Table of Contents:
- Machine generated contents note: pt. I Overview
- 1. What Does It Mean to Be Transgender?
- 2. Brief History of Transgender People
- 3. Transitioning
- 4. Physical Health
- 5. Mental Health
- pt. II Controversies and Issues
- 6. Discrimination against Transgender People
- 7. Access to Health and Social Services and Public Facilities
- 8. Transgender Athletes: Who Competes against Whom?
- 9. Normative Gender Dichotomies and Alternatives
- 10. Parenting and Family Issues
- 11. Research Issues
- pt. III Scenarios
- 12. Case Studies.
- Item content: English
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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- 1 online resource.
- RA564.87 .B67 2018eb
- 9781440858888 (electronic bk.)
1440858888 (electronic bk.)
9781440858871 (print, alk. paper) [Invalid]
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Other Control Numbers:
- EBC5484207 (source: MiAaPQ)
[Unknown Type]: ybp15623024