Cisgender – living in the gender assigned at birth

McGeeney, Ester and Harvey, Laura (2015) Cisgender – living in the gender assigned at birth. In: Richards, Christina and Barker, Meg John (eds.) The Palgrave handbook of the psychology of sexuality and gender. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 149-165. ISBN 9781137345882

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Hardly a day goes by without a headline about ‘fundamental’ differences between men and women. Self-help books claim that men and women are from different planets, and we are surrounded by often contradictory representations of what it means to be a ‘normal’ man, woman, boy, girl. How can psychology help us make sense of these debates, and understand social norms of masculinity and femininity?

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Education and Social Work > Social Work and Social Care
Subjects: L Education
Depositing User: Deeptima Massey
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2019 10:21
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2019 10:21
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