TRANS HEALTH von MAX NICOLAI APPENROTH & MARIA DO MAR CASTRO VARELA (HerausgeberInnen)

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TRANS HEALTH von MAX NICOLAI APPENROTH & MARIA DO MAR CASTRO VARELA (HerausgeberInnen)

TRANS HEALTH von MAX NICOLAI APPENROTH & MARIA DO MAR CASTRO VARELA (HerausgeberInnen)

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON CARE FOR TRANS COMMUNITIES

>> Transcript Verlag, Bielefeld 2021
In englischer Sprache
Softcover, 400 Seiten


Verlagstext:

Although social scientists and practitioners have shown an increased interest in the inclusion of trans persons in recent years, the current position of this group in the (medical/psychological/nursing) care system remains under-researched. Studies tend to merge the issues of gender diversity and sexual diversity, rendering the lived experiences of trans persons invisible. In addition, trans people often face a discriminatory environment in which they are pathologized and stigmatized as mentally ill. This anthology addresses trans people's access to healthcare from a transnational perspective, and offers courses of action to improve nursing, medical, therapeutic, and social care for trans persons. Most contributions of this book are written from a lived trans experience.

Max Nicolai Appenroth is a trans activist and Ph.D. candidate at the Institute of Public Health at the Charité Universitätsmedizin in Berlin. His research, teaching, and activism focus on the (in)accessibility of healthcare for trans people on an international level.
María do Mar Castro Varela is a professor of pedagogy and social work at the Alice Salomon Hochschule Berlin. In her research, she focuses on intersectional gender and queer studies, postcolonial studies and critical education.