Identity construction of Malaysian Indian transgenders

Balan, S. (2014) Identity construction of Malaysian Indian transgenders. Journal of Indian Culture and Civilization, 1. pp. 1-11.

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Abstract

This paper investigates the issues of identity construction of life stories of eight adult Indian transgenders who are staying in Malaysia. It aims to examine how trans genders construct their self-identity as to reveal their beliefs and identities according to their life styles through their social discourses. This research helps the readers to think wisely by accepting the transgenders as who they are without need to isolate them because of their genders.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Identity, trans gender people, face; language use; social deixis, Social Identity theory
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Safri
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2015 00:47
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2015 00:47
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/14822

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