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Intersex: cultural and social perspectives

Monro, Surya; Carpenter, Morgan; Crocetti, Daniela; Davis, Georgiann; Garland, Fae; Griffiths, David Andrew; Hegarty, Peter; Travis, Mitchell; Cabral Grinspan, Mauro; Aggleton, Peter

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Intersex has been a topic of much discussion in courses on sex and gender in the academy. Much of this discourse has centred on the nature of intersex and how far it challenges the categories of sex and gender. As Emi Koyama and Lisa Weasel pointed out in 2002, this form of academic appropriation risks diverting attention from important social justice issues towards trivial or reductive theorising about social construction. Academic enquiries into the oppression of people with intersex...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/299497
Source: Culture, Health and Sexuality
DOI: 10.1080/13691058.2021.1899529

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