Transgender politics the construction and deconstruction of binary gender in the Finnish transgender community by Jan Wickman

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Published by Äbo Akademis Förlag, distribution Oy-Tibo-Trading Ab in Äbo, Pargas .

Written in English

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  • Gender identity -- Finland.,
  • Transsexualism -- Finland.,
  • Transsexuals -- Finland.,
  • Transvestites -- Finland.

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StatementJan Wickman.
LC ClassificationsHQ77.95.F5 W53x 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination275 p. :
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21778981M
ISBN 109517650787

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