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Transforming Citizenships: Transgender Articulations of the Law

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Transforming Citizenships engages the performativity of citizenship as it relates to transgender individuals and advocacy groups. Instead of reading the law as a set of self-executing discourses, Isaac West takes up transgender rights claims as performative productions of complex legal subjectivities capable of queering accepted understandings of genders, sexualities, and the normative forces of the law.
 
Drawing on an expansive archive, from the correspondence of a transwoman arrested for using a public bathroom in Los Angeles in 1954 to contemporary lobbying efforts of national transgender advocacy organizations, West advances a rethinking of law as capacious rhetorics of citizenship, justice, equality, and freedom. When approached from this perspective, citizenship can be recuperated from its status as the bad object of queer politics to better understand how legal discourses open up sites for identification across identity categories and enable political activities that escape the analytics of heteronormativity and homonationalism.
 
Isaac West is Assistant Professor in the Departments of Communication Studies and Gender, Womens, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Iowa.

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Isaac West is Assistant Professor in the Departments of Communication Studies and Gender, Womens, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Iowa.

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ISBN:
9781479818921
Subtitle:
Transgender Articulations of the Law
Author:
West, Isaac
Publisher:
NYU Press
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20131202
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
247

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