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作者 Friedman, Asia
書名 Blind to sameness : sexpectations and the social construction of male and female bodies / Asia Friedman
出版項 Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013
©2013
國際標準書號 9780226023465 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780226023632 (pbk. : alkaline paper)
022602346X (cloth : alkaline paper)
022602363X (pbk. : alkaline paper)
9780226023779 (e-book)
022602377X (e-book)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館  305.3 F9141 2013    在架上  -  30500101484080
 人文社會聯圖  BF692.2 .F75 2013    到期 08-12-20    30610020419800
說明 x, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-205) and index
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
"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. The result is a notable contribution to the sociologies of gender, culture, and cognition that will revolutionize the way we think about sex."--Publisher description
主題 Sex differences (Psychology) -- Social aspects
Sex differences -- Social aspects
Sex recognition (Zoology) -- Social aspects
Body image -- Social aspects
Perception -- Social aspects
Social perception
Transgender people -- Interviews
Blind -- Interviews
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