author={Ellen K. Feder},
  journal={Philosophical Studies},
Dans le cadre d'une reflexion sur le pouvoir de la discipline au sein de la famille individuelle et de la famille definie comme institution sociale (Foucault), l'A. mesure le role du regard parental et du regard autoritaire, defini comme le principe de l'operation panoptique par J. Bentham, dans le traitement des troubles de l'identite generique chez l'enfant, du par exemple a la reproduction du modele maternel par le jeu 
When boys will not be boys: American eugenics and the formation of gender nonconformity as psychopathology
ABSTRACT Drawing from Michel Foucault’s theorization of disciplinary power and biopolitics, this paper advances and reconstructs earlier scholarly literature on American eugenics through an
Foucault and Familial Power
This paper provides an overview of Michel Foucault's continually changing observations on familial power, as well as the feminist‐Foucauldian literature on the family. It suggests that these accounts
Making gender identity disorder of childhood: Historical lessons for contemporary debates
Gender Identity Disorder of Childhood (GIDC)—a psychiatric diagnosis given to gendervariant children—has been controversial since its creation. Critics inside and outside of the mental health
Transgender population: Barriers and adaptions to employment
The Transgender Population: Barriers and Adaptations to Employment by Cecilie Evans Dr. An-Pyng Sun, Examination Committee Chair Professor of Social Work University of Nevada, Las Vegas This
Sissies, Dolls, and Dancing: Children's Literature and Gender Deviance in the Seventies
During the late 1960s and the 1970s in the United States, discourses on gender were proliferating; creating a charged, unstable category that formed the center of much scientific, academic, and
Subject to Scrutiny
In the above quote Cochran (2001) claims that a relationship exists between “sexual orientation and gender atypicality” and the “onset of psychiatric disorders at an early age.” Extending this
Belonging, being and borders : understanding collective identities
This thesis is a theoretical analysis of organisational identity, community and belonging. I use a debate concerning transgender inclusion/exclusion to exemplify the identity work of the Council
The Uneasy Gaze – Appearing for Interviews to get Married – An Empirical Investigation into the Pre-marital Arranged Marriage Negotiations in Urban Kolkata
  • S. Sen
  • Sociology
    Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
  • 2021
Indian society, when viewed from a Foucauldian feminist perspective offers a curious and unique example of societal scrutiny over its members. This overt exercise of power influences individual
Changing Race, Changing Sex: The Ethics of Self-Transformation
Every year when I teach an introductory course in feminist philosophy, I see individual women and men drastically rethinking their previous understandings of gender and race, and of their own place
Commentary on Langer and Martin’s (2004) “How Dresses Can Make You Mentally Ill: Examining Gender Identity Disorder in Children”
Langer and Martin’s (2004) essay on the diagnosis of Gender Identity Disorder in Children (GIDC) is the most recent addition to a literature of critics. Although many of Langer and Martin’s


Homosexuality and American Psychiatry: The Politics of Diagnosis
In 1973, after several years of bitter dispute, the Board of Trustees of the American Psychiatric Association decided to remove homosexuality from its official list of mental diseases. Infuriated by
The Psychiatric Persuasion: Knowledge, Gender, and Power in Modern America.
In the years between 1900 and 1930, American psychiatrists transformed their profession from a marginal science focused primarily on the care of the mentally ill into a powerful discipline concerned
Extreme boyhood femininity: isolated behavior or pervasive disorder?
Behavioral treatment of deviant sex-role behaviors in a male child.
This study demonstrated reinforcement control over pronounced feminine behaviors in a male child who had been psychologically evaluated as manifesting "childhood cross-gender identity" and suggests a preliminary step toward correcting pathological sex-role development in boys.
Self-monitoring and self-reinforcement processes in a pre-transsexual boy.
Delayed naming of a newborn boy: relationship to the mother's wish for a girl and subsequent cross-gender identity in the child by the age of two
This case report is of a two-year-old boy with a gender identity disorder in statu nascendi The clinical history showed that the boy's mother was strongly expecting to bear a daughter; after birth,
Gender Identity Disorder and Psychosexual Problems in Children and Adolescents
  • S. Bradley, K. Zucker
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie
  • 1990
This article provides a selected overview of the literature on gender identity disorder and psychosexual problems in children and adolescents, with a focus on diagnosis, clinical course, etiology,
One-hundred ten feminine and masculine boys: Behavioral contrasts and demographic similarities
  • R. Green
  • Psychology
    Archives of sexual behavior
  • 1976
The research design described here utilizes a sample of males behaving in the way these atypical adults recall from their boyhoods plus a contrast sample whose behavior is like that recalled by most sexually typical adult males.
Birth order and sibling sex ratio in homosexual male adolescents and probably prehomosexual feminine boys.
The purpose of this study was to extend the findings, previously limited to adults, that male homo sexuals have a greater than average proportion of male siblings and a later than average birth
Early intervention for female sexual identity disturbance: Self-monitoring of play behavior
Pretreatment, posttreatment, and follow-up psychological testing demonstrated a reversal of a pronounced cross-gender identity to a normal female sexual identity in a young girl with sexual identity disturbance.