• Political Science
  • Published 1995

Forming and reforming identity

  title={Forming and reforming identity},
  author={A. H. Kibbey and Carol Siegel},
Forming and Reforming Identity exposes the historical sites of identity formation and seeks to define the mechanisms of modern-day gender ideologies. Illuminating the power of the family and state in shaping gender identities, the book also examines the constitution of these identities. Each chapter reveals the complexities and contradictions that inevitably accompany the formation of any new category of identity, whether they are deliberately restrictive or intended as a reformation of the old… CONTINUE READING