Silvia Garcia Dauder

is professor of Social Psychology at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos I (Madrid). She is the author of Psychology and Feminism: Forgotten Stories of Female Pioneers in Psychology (2005) and co-editor of The Axis of Evil is Heterosexual: Queer Feminist Imaginings, Movements and Practices (2005).


Designing the margin of feasible bodies

Truths and binary oppositions in the construction of sexes-genders-sexualities

The controversy around the gender of the South African athlete Caster Semenya is by no means unprecedented. As Nuria Gregori and Silvia Garcia Dauder write, the world of sport is a social microcosm that reveals much about the role of assumptions concerning biological sex in a psychosocial logic in which gender identity, sexual orientation or sexual practice exerts maximum authority.

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