Towards a Sociology of Transgendered Bodies

  title={Towards a Sociology of Transgendered Bodies},
  author={Richard Ekins and Dave King},
  journal={The Sociological Review},
  pages={580 - 602}
The articulation of a generic social process of ‘body femaling’ presented in Ekins (1993) and elaborated in Ekins (1997) is further developed in this article to provide a conceptual framework for a sociology of transgendered bodies. Transgendering refers both to the idea of moving across (transferring) from one pre-existing gender category to another (either temporarily or permanently), and to the idea of transcending or living ‘beyond gender’ altogether. Following Plummer's (1995) work on… 
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