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    Foucault's Monsters and the Challenge of Law.Andrew N. Sharpe - 2010 - Routledge.
    Foucault's theoretical framework -- Foucault's monsters as genealogy : the abnormal individual -- An English legal history of monsters -- Changing sex : the problem of transsexuality -- Sharing bodies : the problem of conjoined twins -- Admixing embyros : the problem of human/animal hybrids -- Conclusion.
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  2. A critique of the gender recognition act 2004.Andrew N. Sharpe - 2007 - Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 4 (1):33-42.
    This article critiques recent UK transgender law reform. The Gender Recognition Act 2004 is to be welcomed in many respects. Formerly one of the European states most resistant to social change in this area, the UK now occupies pole position among progressive states willing to legally recognise the sex claims of transgender people. This is because the UK is, at least ostensibly, the first state to recognise sex claims irrespective of whether applicants have undertaken any surgical procedures or had hormonal (...)
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    Endless Sex: The Gender Recognition Act 2004 and the Persistence of a Legal Category. [REVIEW]Andrew N. Sharpe - 2007 - Feminist Legal Studies 15 (1):57-84.
    This paper challenges a view of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 as involving an unequivocal shift from the concept of sex to the concept of gender in law’s understanding of the distinction between male and female. While the Act does move in the direction of gender, and ostensibly in an obvious way through abandoning surgical preconditions for legal recognition, it will be argued that the Act retains and deploys the concept of sex. Moreover, it will be argued that the concept (...)
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