Male Bodies, Women's Souls: Personal Narratives of by LeeRar Costa

By LeeRar Costa

Get an in depth examine the Thai sex/gender system—through research of the private tales from transgendered early life in Thailand

The Thai time period sao braphet track (a “second kind of woman”) describes men who reject the gender of masculinity for femininity. Male our bodies, Women’s Souls: own Narratives of Thailand’s Transgendered early life makes use of the narrative technique, tales within the phrases of those “second form of girls” to research those transgendered reports. This formerly overlooked point of view of the Thai sex/gender procedure won via this theoretical and methodological strategy deals scholars and common readers a wealthy, extra without problems available beginning of data approximately gendered subjectivity and sex/gender systems.

Male our bodies, Women’s Souls: own Narratives of Thailand’s Transgendered adolescence positive factors in-depth, autobiographical lifestyles histories from person Thai transgendered adolescence. lifestyles tales, informed within the members’ personal phrases, presents an enticing, now and then touching, continuously insightful examine Thai culture’s sex/gender process. The authors then expertly examine the narratives to light up universal topics and buildings inside of this crew, permitting a chance for distinction and dialogue on transgender stories in different international locations.

Male our bodies, Women’s Souls: own Narratives of Thailand’s Transgendered formative years analyzes the foremost topics within the tales, including:

  • identities
  • definitions and descriptive labels
  • etiologies of sao braphet song-ness
  • the thought of acceptance
  • narrator motivations for partaking within the project

Male our bodies, Women’s Souls: own Narratives of Thailand’s Transgendered adolescence is illuminating, reflective examining for educators, undergraduate scholars, graduate scholars, researchers, or somebody attracted to getting to know extra approximately transgenderism in a particular cultural context.

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