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The Resource Blind to sameness : sexpectations and the social construction of male and female bodies, Asia Friedman

Blind to sameness : sexpectations and the social construction of male and female bodies, Asia Friedman

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Blind to sameness : sexpectations and the social construction of male and female bodies
Title
Blind to sameness
Title remainder
sexpectations and the social construction of male and female bodies
Statement of responsibility
Asia Friedman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What is the role of the senses in how we understand the world? Cognitive sociology has long addressed the way we perceive or imagine boundaries in our ordinary lives, but Asia Friedman pushes this question further still. How, she asks, did we come to blind ourselves to sex sameness?Drawing on more than sixty interviews with two decidedly different populations-the blind and the transgendered-Blind to Sameness answers provocative questions about the relationships between sex differences, biology, and visual perception. Both groups speak from unique perspectives that magnify
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Friedman, Asia
Dewey number
305.3
Index
index present
LC call number
BF692.2
LC item number
.F75 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex differences (Psychology)
  • Sex differences
  • Sex recognition (Zoology)
  • Body image
  • Perception
  • Social perception
  • Transgender people
  • Blind
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Blind
  • Body image
  • Perception
  • Sex differences (Psychology)
  • Sex differences
  • Social perception
  • Transgender people
  • Geschlecht
  • Geschlechtsunterschied
  • Geschlechtsidentität
  • Soziale Wahrnehmung
  • Interpersonale Wahrnehmung
  • Transsexualität
Label
Blind to sameness : sexpectations and the social construction of male and female bodies, Asia Friedman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Toward a sociology of perception -- Expectations, selective attention, and social construction -- Filter analysis -- Selective perception and the social construction of sex -- Sexpectations and socio-mental control -- Sex difference as a social filter -- Perception and the social construction of the body -- Selective attention: what we actually see when we see sex -- Transdar and transition: transgender "expert" knowledge of sex cues -- The sound of sex -- A sex cue can be anything (as long as it provides information about sex) -- Cognitive distortions in seeing sex -- Polarization -- Blind to sameness -- Transgender narratives and the filter of transition -- A blind phenomenology of sexed bodies -- Sex differences in proportion -- Seeking sameness -- Sex without polarization -- Drawing textbooks: sameness despite polarization -- Genitals, gonads, and genes -- Sex sameness as a rhetorical strategy -- Conclusion: excess, continua, and the flexible mind -- Emphasizing excess -- The sex/gender continuum -- Cognitive flexibility -- Appendix: methodological notes
Control code
849928765
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226023779
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1249432
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)849928765
Label
Blind to sameness : sexpectations and the social construction of male and female bodies, Asia Friedman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Toward a sociology of perception -- Expectations, selective attention, and social construction -- Filter analysis -- Selective perception and the social construction of sex -- Sexpectations and socio-mental control -- Sex difference as a social filter -- Perception and the social construction of the body -- Selective attention: what we actually see when we see sex -- Transdar and transition: transgender "expert" knowledge of sex cues -- The sound of sex -- A sex cue can be anything (as long as it provides information about sex) -- Cognitive distortions in seeing sex -- Polarization -- Blind to sameness -- Transgender narratives and the filter of transition -- A blind phenomenology of sexed bodies -- Sex differences in proportion -- Seeking sameness -- Sex without polarization -- Drawing textbooks: sameness despite polarization -- Genitals, gonads, and genes -- Sex sameness as a rhetorical strategy -- Conclusion: excess, continua, and the flexible mind -- Emphasizing excess -- The sex/gender continuum -- Cognitive flexibility -- Appendix: methodological notes
Control code
849928765
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226023779
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1249432
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)849928765

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