Trans Law and Politics on a Neoliberal Landscape

22 Pages Posted: 26 Jun 2009 Last revised: 6 Dec 2009

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Dean Spade

Seattle University School of Law

Date Written: June 26, 2009

Abstract

These edited Keynote remarks from the Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review Symposium on transgender law address how questions of law reform strategy relate to critical understandings of neoliberalism. The paper addresses questions of administrative governance, identity documentation, the relationship between law and social movements, and questions of economic and racial justice as applied to transgender politics.

Keywords: transgender, neoliberalism, administrative governance, identity documents, hate crimes, discrimination, critical race theory, biopolitics

Suggested Citation

Spade, Dean, Trans Law and Politics on a Neoliberal Landscape (June 26, 2009). Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, Vol. 18, 2009; Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 09-05. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1426230

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