chapter  11
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ON MALE FEMALING: A GROUNDED THEORY APPROACH TO CROSS-DRESSING AND SEX-CHANGING

This preliminary report is based on cleven years of quali tat ive sociological resea rch (Schwanz & Jacobs, 1979) in the Um,~d Kingdom with males who ei ther wear the clothes of the opposite sex for the pleasure it gives them (cross-dressers) or who wish to change sex and arc anivcJy going about it (sex-changers).