Strategic Acts in the Study of Identity - Towards a Dynamic Theory of People and Place - Vaia Touna

Strategic Acts in the Study of Identity - Towards a Dynamic Theory of People and Place - Vaia Touna

8. Response to Leslie Dorrough-Smith: Transgressions

Strategic Acts in the Study of Identity - Towards a Dynamic Theory of People and Place - Vaia Touna

Russell T. McCutcheon [+-]
University of Alabama
Russell T. McCutcheon is University Research Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. His major publications include Manufacturing Religion (Oxford University Press, 1997), The Guide to the Study of Religion (Bloomsbury, 2000), Critics not Caretakers: Redescribing the Public Study of Religion (State University of New York Press, 2001) and The Discipline of Religion: Structure, Meaning, Rhetoric (Routledge, 2003).

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Using the recent scholarly controversy of suggesting that our approach to understanding transgender identities may have implications for studies of what some call transracial identities, this chapter invites Leslie Dorrough Smith to consider the wider implications of the sorts of comparisons that are necessary for scholars to carry out their work—comparisons exemplified in her chapter.

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McCutcheon, Russell. 8. Response to Leslie Dorrough-Smith: Transgressions. Strategic Acts in the Study of Identity - Towards a Dynamic Theory of People and Place. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 142-154 Jan 2019. ISBN 9781781790731. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=35645. Date accessed: 13 Jul 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.35645. Jan 2019

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