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(De)regulating Trans Identities

Renz, Flora (2020) (De)regulating Trans Identities. In: Ashford, Chris and Maine, Alexander, eds. Research Handbook on Gender, Sexuality and the Law. Edward Elgar. ISBN 978-1-78811-114-0. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:75640)

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Abstract

The field of legal gender regulation across the world has been developing at an ever increasing pace across the last two decades. This chapter aims to consider the development of legal gender regulation by focusing on England and Wales as one specific jurisdiction in which key changes can be observed. In doing so this chapter seeks to chart the key normative underpinnings, particularly concerns about the validity of trans identities, that seem to underpin most, if not all laws focusing on trans people. While charting the development of legal gender regulation in England and Wales since 2003, this chapter questions whether the solution to persisting issues with the existing legal framework can be found in further legal amendments or whether such amendments will simply perpetuate existing inequalities.

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: K Law
K Law > KD England and Wales
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > Kent Law School
Depositing User: Flora Renz
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2019 14:09 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 14:06 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/75640 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)

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