Download e-book for kindle: Blind to Sameness: Sexpectations and the Social Construction by Asia Friedman

By Asia Friedman

What is the position of the senses in how we comprehend the realm? Cognitive sociology has lengthy addressed the best way we understand or think limitations in our traditional 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 various populations—the blind and the transgendered—Blind to Sameness solutions provocative questions about the relationships among intercourse changes, biology, and visible conception. either teams converse from specified 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 conception underlying our daily adventure of female and male our bodies. the result's a impressive contribution to the sociologies of gender, tradition, and cognition that might revolutionize the best way we predict approximately sex.

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