Telling trans: reading transgender representation in texts for young people

Sandercock, Thomas Dylan 2017, Telling trans: reading transgender representation in texts for young people, PhD thesis, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University.

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Title Telling trans: reading transgender representation in texts for young people
Author Sandercock, Thomas Dylan
Institution Deakin University
School School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Education
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Thesis advisor Vickery, AnnORCID iD for Vickery, Ann
Bullen, ElizabethORCID iD for Bullen, Elizabeth
Bradford, ClareORCID iD for Bradford, Clare
Date submitted 2017-02
Keyword(s) Transgender people, Juvenile fiction
Transgender people, Chidren's fiction
Gender identity, Juvenile fiction
transsexualism in literature
Summary This thesis addressed the gap in scholarship on how transgender characters and themes are represented in media for young people. Critical analysis reveals the successes and failures of such representation, which plays a crucial role in influencing values and beliefs of children and young adults in relation to gender diversity.
Language eng
Field of Research 200599 Literary Studies not elsewhere classified
200205 Culture, Gender, Sexuality
Socio Economic Objective 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture
Description of original vi, 354 pages : illustrations, some coloured
Restricted until 2022-06-19
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