Tokyo: Keiso Shobo, 1989. Hardcover. 219p., very good hardcover in dj, text in Japanese.
A comparatively early work using the perspective of contemporary thought and philosophy to address transgender issues. The author is an academic psychologist who is particularly interested in issues of gender and sexuality. Contains discussion of configurations of gender and sexuality in various cultures and time periods, including berdache and hijra; also analyzes contemporary comics on these questions.