You've read the top international reviews. Shocking to say the least. What are reading intentions? Lots of "I"s were instead typed as 1s.
I originally read this book for my Anthropology of Sex class in undergrad. Kulick does so a good job giving voices to this extremely marginalized group. The only reason I took away a point was the feeling that the author did get a tad too close to the subjects he was studying.
Despite such irreversible physiological changes, virtually no travesti identifies herself as a woman. Nisa: The Life and Words of a!
Content protection. As an anthropologist with an interest in sex and gender studies, this was both a great read educationally as well as academically. Furthermore, Kulick suggests that travestis —far from deviating from normative gendered expectations—may in fact distill and perfect the messages that give meaning to gender throughout Brazilian society and possibly throughout much of Latin America.
Parts were really interesting, and parts were quite dry. After reading TravestiI can say that Don presents the information he gathered through his extended time living with the Travesti of Brazil in a way not unlike an educated conversation with a friend.
Showing Thus, more drastic measures must be taken: the injection of industrial silicone directly into the soft tissue.
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