Transgender Marxism (Paperback)
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Transgender Marxism (Paperback)

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Published: 20/05/2021
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The first collection of its kind, Transgender Marxism is a provocative and groundbreaking union of transgender studies and Marxist theory.

Exploring trans lives and movements, the authors delve into the experience of surviving as transgender under capitalism. They explore the pressures, oppression and state persecution faced by trans people living in capitalist societies, their tenuous positions in the workplace and the home, and give a powerful response to right-wing scaremongering against ‘gender ideology’.

Reflecting on the relations between gender and labour, these essays reveal the structure of antagonisms faced by gender non-conforming people within society. Looking at the history of transgender movements, Marxist interventions into developmental theory, psychoanalysis and workplace ethnography, the authors conclude that for trans liberation, capitalism must be abolished.

Publisher: Pluto Press
ISBN: 9780745341668
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 332 g
Dimensions: 215 x 135 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'A terrific collection of essays - I couldn't put it down' - Kathi Weeks, author of 'The Problem with Work' (Duke UP, 2011)

'A vibrant and much needed collection - not just for trans people - but the left in general' - Shon Faye, author of 'The Transgender Issue' (Penguin, 2021)

'Stunning ... trans becomes in these pages the vibrant event of a historical materialism from below, intimate and urgent' - Jules Gill-Peterson, author of 'Histories of the Transgender Child' (University of Minnesota Press, 2018)

'Powerful ... with stunning sophistication and insights, 'Transgender Marxism' challenges capitalism's social foundations in gendered patterns of property, work, and entitlement to develop new forms of sociality beyond the family and its dyadic sexual division' - Petrus Liu, author of 'Queer Marxism in Two Chinas' (Duke University Press, 2015)

'Brilliant, thoughtfully researched, and compelling. An immense contribution to the trans liberation struggle and to trans studies scholarship' - Dean Spade, Associate Professor of Law at Seattle University School of Law

'Is there a transgender Marxism? This pioneering collection shows that the answer is there are many - inspired by psychoanalysis, union organizing, queer communities, Black struggles and more. Material realities matter, tremendously, in trans lives; and trans experiences can change our thinking about both capitalism and liberation' - Raewyn Connell, author of 'Gender: In World Perspective' (Polity, 2020)

‘A powerful contribution to the legacy of a Marx’ - ‘Anti-Capitalist Resistance’

‘This book provides the stepping-stones towards that much-needed Marxism, finally acknowledging the material realities and best strategies for all working class, oppressed trans people globally’ - ‘Ebb magazine’

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