Female-to-Male (FtM) Transgender People’s Experiences in Australia A National Study için kapak resmi
Başlık:
Female-to-Male (FtM) Transgender People’s Experiences in Australia A National Study
Dil:
English
ISBN:
9783319138299
Yayın Bilgileri:
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2015.
Fiziksel Tanımlama:
XIX, 154 p. 28 illus. online resource.
Seri:
SpringerBriefs in Sociology,
İçerik:
Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. Design of the Study -- Chapter 3. Our Diverse FtM Transgender Participants -- Chapter 4. Gender Identity -- Chapter 5. Transitioning & Other Options -- Chapter 6. Health -- Chapter 7. Mental Health -- Chapter 8. Education -- Chapter 9. Employment -- Chapter 10. Discrimination, Social Acceptance and Support -- Chapter 11. Sexuality, Romance and Relationships -- Chapter 12. Parenting -- Chapter 13. Conclusion and Recommendations.
Özet:
This Briefs is the first national study on female-to-male (FtM) transgender people’s experiences in Australia. It describes an extensive study that fills the current gap in Australian research on the specific experiences and beliefs about transition for contemporary Australian FtM transgender people. Following an overview of current literature on the various aspects of and approaches to transgender issues, this briefs describes in detail the design, participants and findings of the study. The Briefs offers useful statistics and stories related to participants' identities, education, health, sexual and social lives. It ends with recommendations to all those working in the various offices and institutions that FtM transgender people encounter in their everyday life, and represents and invaluable resource for researchers, service providers and gender diverse communities alike.

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This Briefs is the first national study on female-to-male (FtM) transgender people's experiences in Australia. It describes an extensive study that fills the current gap in Australian research on the specific experiences and beliefs about transition for contemporary Australian FtM transgender people. Following an overview of current literature on the various aspects of and approaches to transgender issues, this briefs describes in detail the design, participants and findings of the study. The Briefs offers useful statistics and stories related to participants' identities, education, health, sexual and social lives. It ends with recommendations to all those working in the various offices and institutions that FtM transgender people encounter in their everyday life, and represents and invaluable resource for researchers, service providers and gender diverse communities alike.


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Dr Tiffany Jones is a Senior Tenured Researcher at the School of Education, University of New England and an Adjunct Senior Researcher at ARCSHS, La Trobe University Australia. She publishes on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (GLBTIQ) issues in education, education policy, transgender issues and wellbeing. She has liaised with UNESCO, and various international and local/ state government and non-government organisations, on policy development around GLBTIQ issues. Her work has won university medals and international methodology awards. She is the author of Understanding Education Policy (Springer), Policy and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex students (Springer) and several other books related to GLBTIQ themes. Dr Jones sits on the editorial board of the peer-reviewed journal LGBT Health, and is an active peer-reviewer for various education, health and sociology journals.