Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth: Schools, Families, and Communities in Action (Gender and Sexualities in Education 4)
By: Elizabeth J. Meyer (editor), Annie Pullen-Sansfacon (editor)Paperback
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Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth brings together cuttingedge research, social action methods, and theory on the topic of transgender youth and gender creative children. Organized in three sections covering theoretical and clinical, educational, and community perspectives, the chapters specifically address issues and challenges in education, social work, medicine, and counseling as well as recommendations that are relevant for parents, families, practitioners, and educators alike. The result is a well-researched and accessible book that will provide support and knowledge to a broad audience of individuals invested in improving the social worlds of gender diverse children and youth.
Elizabeth J. Meyer (PhD McGill University) is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo and is the author of Gender, Bullying, and Harassment: Strategies to End Sexism and Homophobia in Schools (2009) and Gender and Sexual Diversity in Schools (2010). Annie Pullen Sansfacon (PhD De Montfort University) is an Associate Professor of Social Work at the Universite de Montreal in Canada and is the author of The Ethical Foundations of Social Work (2012).
Contents: Kimberley Ens Manning/Annie Pullen Sansfacon/Elizabeth J. Meyer: Introduction - Diane Ehrensaft: From Gender Identity Disorder to Gender Identity Creativity: The Liberation of Gender-Nonconforming Children and Youth - Jake Pyne: Health and Well-Being among Gender-Independent Children and Their Families: A Review of the Literature - Jemma Tosh: Working Together for an Inclusive and Gender-Creative Future: A Critical Lens on 'Gender Dysphoria' - Ann Travers: Transformative Gender Justice as a Framework for Normalizing Gender Variance among Children and Youth - Elizabeth J. Meyer: Supporting Gender Diversity in Schools: Developmental and Legal Perspectives - Karleen Pendleton Jimenez: "I Will Whip My Hair" and "Hold My Bow": Gender-Creativity in Rural Ontario - Jennifer C. Ingrey: The Limitations and Possibilities for Teaching Transgender Issues in Education to Preservice Teachers - Francoise Susset: Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Experience of Parents of Gender-Nonconforming Boys - Arwyn Daemyir: Ten Fingers, Ten Toes, and Potentially Trans: The Everyday Revolution of Gender-Diverse Parenting - Michelle Walks: Parent-Initiated Gender-Creativity: Raising Queerlings - Annie Pullen Sansfacon/Audrey-Anne Dumais-Michaud/Marie-Joelle Robichaud: Transforming Challenges into Action: Researching the Experience of Parents of Gender-Creative Children through Social Action and Self-Directed Groupwork - Lyndsey Hampton: Supporting Genderqueer Youth in Rural Communities: A Case Study - Lorraine Gale/Haley Syrja-McNally: "Expanding the Circle": Serving Children, Youth, and Families by Integrating Gender Diversity and Affirming Gender-Independent Children - Annie Pullen Sansfacon/Elizabeth J. Meyer/Kimberley Ens Manning/Marie-Joelle Robichaud: Looking Back, Looking Forward.
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