The following is a selection of relevant books and journal articles on transgender issues. Please email our Library and Information Services Manager if you have a suggestion for a book or journal article to add to this list.
a:gender (2007), Gender Identity and Employment Monitoring: A Transsexual/Transgender/Intersex Perspective, London: Home Office.
Balarajan, M, Gray, M, Mitchell, M. (2011) Monitoring equality: developing a gender identity, Research Report 75, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Barclay, J. M. and Scott, L. J. (2006), ‘Transsexuals and Workplace Diversity: A Case of “Change Management”’, Personnel Review, 35 (4), pp. 487-502.
Burns, C. (2004), Transsexual People and the Press: Collected Opinions from Transsexual People Themselves, Stockport: Press for Change.
Burns, C. (2005), A Basis for Evaluating Care Approaches and Services for Trans People, Stockport:
Burns, C. (2006), Not so much a Care Path… More a Steeplechase, Stockport: Press for Change.
Devor, A. H. (2004), ‘Witnessing and Mirroring: A Fourteen Stage Model of Transsexual Identity Formation’, Journal of Gay and Lesbian Psychotherapy, 8, pp. 41- 67.
Ekins, R. and King, D. (eds.) (1996), Blending Genders: Social Aspects of Crossdressing and Sex-changing, Oxford: Routledge.
Equality and Human Rights Commission (2010) Not just another statistic: life in Wales for transgender people, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Gender Identity Research and Education Society (2008), Gender Dysphoria, Transsexualism and Transgenderism: Incidence, Prevalence and Growth in the UK and the Implications for the Commissioners and Providers of Healthcare, Ashtead: GIRES.
HM Government (2010) Working for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality, London: Government Equalities Office.
Hill, D and Willoughby, B (2005) ‘The Development and Validation of the Genderism and Transphobia Scale’, Sex Roles, 53 (7-8), pp 531-544.
Hines, S. (2010a) ‘A Pathway to Diversity?: Human Rights, Citizenship and Politics of Transgender’ in K. Kollman and M. Waites (eds.) The Global Politics of LGBT Human Rights, Routledge.
Hines, S., Sanger, T (eds) (2010) Transgender Identities: Towards a Social Analysis of Gender Diversity. Abingdon: Routledge.
Hines, S (2009a) TransForming Gender: Transgender Practices of Identity and Intimacy, Bristol: Policy Press.
Hines, S. (2009b) ‘A Pathway to Diversity?: Human Rights, Citizenship and Politics of Transgender’ Contemporary Politics, 15 (1), pp. 87-102.
Home Office (2000), Report of the Interdepartmental Working Group on Transsexual People, Home Office: 69, London: Home Office.
Jeffreys, S. (2008), ‘They Know it When they See it: The UK Gender Recognition Act 2004’, British Journal of Politics & International Relations, 10 (2), pp. 328-345.
Joshi, M. (2004), ‘K.B. v National Health Service Pensions Agency and the Secretary of State for Health: The Influence of Human Rights Law in Protecting Transsexuals from Employment Discrimination’, Law & Sexuality: A Review of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Legal Issues, 13, pp. 739-751.
Johnson, J (2010) Recognition of the nonhuman: the psychological minefield of transgender inequality in the law, Law and Psychology Review, 34, 153-164.
Kenagy, G. P. (2005), ‘Transgender Health: Findings from Two Needs Assessment Studies in Philadelphia’, Health and Social Work, 31 (1), pp. 19-26.
Kollman, K, Waites, M. (2009) The global politics of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender human rights: an introduction, Contemporary Politics, 15(1), pp.1-17.
Lombardi, E. L., Wilchins, R. A., Priesing, D. and Malouf, D. (2001) ‘Gender Violence: Transgender Experiences with Violence and Discrimination’, Journal of Homosexuality, 42 (1), pp. 89-101.
Maguen, S., Shipherd, J. C., Harris, H. N. and Welch, L. P. (2007) ‘Prevalence and Predictors of Disclosure of Transgender Identity’, International Journal of Sexual Health, 19 (1), pp. 3-13.
Meezan, W. Martin, J.I (2009) Handbook of research with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations, Abingdon: Routledge.
Metcalf, H, Rolfe, H. (2010) Barriers to employers in developing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-friendly workplaces, London: National Institute for Economic and Social Research.
Mitchell, M. and Howarth, C. Trans Research Review (2009) Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Monro, S. (2003) ‘Transgender Politics in the UK’, Critical Social Policy, 29 (4), pp.33-452.
Moran, L. J. and Sharpe, A. N. (2004), ‘Violence, Identity and Policing: The Case of Violence against Transgender People’, Criminal Justice, 4 (4): 395:417.
Morton, J. (2008), Transgender Experiences in Scotland: Research Summary Edinburgh: Scottish Transgender Alliance.
Rankin, S et al (2010) Public bodies and the public sector duties relating to transsexual and transgender people: report of findings and case studies, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Reed, B., Rhodes, S., Schofield, P. and Wylie, K (2009) Gender Variance in the UK: Prevalence, Incidence, Growth and Geographic Distribution, Ashtead: Gender Identity Research in Education Society.
Reed, R. (2005) ‘Transsexuals and European Human Rights Law’, Journal of Homosexuality, 48 (3), pp. 49-90.
Russell, K, (2010), Law and best practice for transsexual employees, Employment Law Journal, September, pp.13-15.
Schilt, K. and Connell, C. (2007), ‘Do Workplace Gender Transitions Make Gender Trouble?’ Gender, Work & Organization, 14 (6), pp. 596-618.
Schonfield, S, and Gardner, C. (2008), Survey of Patient Satisfaction with Transgender Services, London: NHS.
Sharpe, A.N. (2001) Transgender jurisprudence: dysphoric bodies of law, London: Cavendish Publishing.
Stonewall (2007), Sexual Orientation Research Review London: Equalities Review.
Tee, N., and Hegarty, P. (2006), Predicting opposition to the rights of trans persons in the United Kingdom, Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 16, pp. 70-80.
Tirohl, B. (2007), ‘A Study of the Rights of Cross-Dressers in the UK’, Journal of Gender Studies, 16 (3), pp. 277-289.
Trotter, R (2010) Transgender Discrimination and the Law, Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 3(2), pp. 55-60.
Whittle, S. (2002) Respect and equality: transsexual and transgender rights, London: Cavendish Publishing.
Whittle, S, Turner, L, Al-Alami, M. (2007) Engendered penalties: transgender and transsexual people's experiences of inequality and discrimination, London and Manchester : Press for Change/Manchester Metropolitan University.
Whittle, S. and Turner, L. (2007) 'Sex Changes'? Paradigm Shifts in 'Sex' and 'Gender' Following the Gender Recognition Act?, Sociological Research Online, 12 (1).
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Last updated: 07 May 2018