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By Linda C. Mayes, Stephen Lassonde

ISBN-10: 0300210809

ISBN-13: 9780300210804

Sixty years in the past, a bunch of fashionable psychoanalysts, developmentalists, pediatricians, and educators on the Yale baby examine middle joined including the aim of formulating a basic psychoanalytic conception of children's early improvement. The group's participants composed special narratives approximately their paintings with the study's childrens, interviewed households usually and visited them of their houses, and over the process a decade met per month for dialogue. The members to this quantity think of the importance of the kid examine Center's landmark examine from quite a few views, focusing really on one child's unfolding feel of herself, her gender, and her relationships.

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1–45). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. In this chapter US psychologist Beverley Greene develops arguments around inclusivity and diversity and the need to explore the ‘different lenses and realities’ of LGBTQ people. Meyerowitz, J. (2002) How sex changed: a history of transsexuality in the United States. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Chapter 1 of Joanna Meyerowitz’s comprehensive history of transsexuality provides an engaging insight into the work of early sexologists and the development of the concept of ‘sex change’ and of sex change surgery.

As Kitzinger and Coyle (2002: 2) noted: mainstream psychology – dealing with staple topics such as education, work and leisure, lifespan development, parenting, health and so on – simply ignored lesbians and gay men altogether, as though lesbians and gay men never attended school, didn’t have jobs or leisure activities, didn’t grow up or grow old, never had children, never got ill and so on. By leaving lesbians and gay men (and BTQ people) out of the ‘everyday’ psychology of people and only including them as examples of sexual and gender deviance, mainstream psychology provided a highly distorted image of the lives and well-being of LGBTQ people.

2002) How sex changed: a history of transsexuality in the United States. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Chapter 1 of Joanna Meyerowitz’s comprehensive history of transsexuality provides an engaging insight into the work of early sexologists and the development of the concept of ‘sex change’ and of sex change surgery. Sullivan, N. (2003) A critical introduction to queer theory. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Chapter 1 of Nikki Sullivan’s accessible introduction to queer theory provides an overview of the work of early sexologists and explores how their work contributed to the contemporary organisation of sexuality into sexual identity categories such as ‘gay’ and ‘lesbian’.

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