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by J. Phillips

Transgender On Screen download ebook
ISBN:
1403912432
ISBN13:
978-1403912435
Author:
J. Phillips
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Palgrave Macmillan (July 10, 2006)
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196 pages
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Transgender on Screen has been added to your Cart. John Phillips offers progressive views on the complex phenomenon of transgender as represented in popular culture from mainstream cinema to the Internet

Transgender on Screen has been added to your Cart. John Phillips offers progressive views on the complex phenomenon of transgender as represented in popular culture from mainstream cinema to the Internet. Truly an eye opener on the subject. Gaëtan Brulotte, Distinguished University Professor, University of South Florida, USA.

Transgender On Screen. price for USA in USD (gross). Palgrave Macmillan UK, Jul 10, 2006 - Social Science - 196 pages. This is an exploration of the cultural representations of transvestism and transsexuality in modern screen media against a historical background. Focussing on a dozen mainstream films and on shemale Internet pornography, this fascinating study demonstrates the interdependency of our perceptions of transgender and its culturally constructed images.

There has been an increase in depictions of transgender people in the last few decades in traditional media ( Phillips 2006)

Cultural scholars have echoed these critiques, noting that media have overwhelmingly represented transgender gures as freaks (Gamson, 1999), deceivers (Serano, 2007), monsters (Phillips, 2006;Sullivan, 2000), mammy gures (Ryan, 2009), martyrs and victims (Halberstam, 2005), or superhuman deities (Brookey & Westerfelhaus, 2001). There has been an increase in depictions of transgender people in the last few decades in traditional media ( Phillips 2006). However, participants criticized the lack of visibility of transgender people, particularly transgender me. .Perspectives of LGBTQ emerging adults on the depiction and impact of LGBTQ media representation.

Transgender On Screen (Hardback). John Phillips (author). This is a book that needed to be written. John Phillips has found a topic that is both original and important and combines breadth with a clear focus. As Phillips rightly asserts in this study, the considerable cinematic and cultural exposure of transgender in recent years is largely unmatched by serious scholarly criticism of these representations and discourses. This highly readable and lucid book; wide-ranging in its coverage and eclectic in its theoretical approach; constitutes a significant step towards redressing the balance.

An examination of filmic and Internet representations of transgender from a post-modern perspective, as a phenomenon that challenges conventional demarcations of sexuality and gender on the one hand, while provoking an ambivalent mixture of fear and fascination on the other.

In this fascinating exploration, John Phillips proves that transgender is central to understanding . John Phillips has found a topic that is both original and important and combines breadth with a clear focus

In this fascinating exploration, John Phillips proves that transgender is central to understanding contemporary problems with sexuality and gender. By using cultural theory to examine visual staples from cinema and the Internet, Phillips has created a remarkably clear and to the point work. It should therefore appeal to a wide audience without diminishing or trivialising the potential subversiveness of its material it will make a valuable contribution not only to gender and representation but also to social and cultural studies.

Transgender on Screen book. Dr. Phillips' resources have been the companions of pastors, teachers and Bible students everywhere who have turned to them for instruction, illumination, and illustration. Books by John Phillips. Books by John Phillips

This is an exploration of the cultural representations of transvestism and transsexuality in modern screen media against a historical background.

This is an exploration of the cultural representations of transvestism and transsexuality in modern screen media against a historical background.

This is an exploration of the cultural representations of transvestism and transsexuality in modern screen media against a historical background. Focussing on a dozen mainstream films and on shemale Internet pornography, this fascinating study demonstrates the interdependency of our perceptions of transgender and its culturally constructed images.