Get Blind to Sameness: Sexpectations and the Social Construction PDF

By Asia Friedman

ISBN-10: 022602346X

ISBN-13: 9780226023465

ISBN-10: 022602363X

ISBN-13: 9780226023632

What is the function of the senses in how we comprehend the area? Cognitive sociology has lengthy addressed the way in which we understand or think limitations in our usual lives, yet Asia Friedman pushes this question additional nonetheless. How, she asks, did we come to blind ourselves to intercourse sameness?

Drawing on greater than sixty interviews with decidedly assorted populations—the blind and the transgendered—Blind to Sameness solutions provocative questions about the relationships among intercourse modifications, biology, and visible conception. either teams communicate from certain views that amplify the social development of dominant visible conceptions of intercourse, permitting Friedman to envision the visible building of the sexed physique and highlighting the procedures of social notion underlying our daily adventure of female and male our bodies. the result's a extraordinary contribution to the sociologies of gender, tradition, and cognition that may revolutionize the way in which we predict approximately sex.

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What's the function of the senses in how we comprehend the area? Cognitive sociology has lengthy addressed the best way we understand or think limitations in our usual lives, yet Asia Friedman pushes this question extra nonetheless. How, she asks, did we come to blind ourselves to intercourse sameness? Drawing on greater than sixty interviews with decidedly assorted populations—the blind and the transgendered—Blind to Sameness solutions provocative questions on the relationships among intercourse modifications, biology, and visible belief.

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