Judith Butler Sexual Politics, Social Change and the Power of the Performative
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Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 6.05" wide x 9.05" long x 0.70" tall
Judith Butler's work on gender, sexuality, identity, and the body has proved massively influential across a range of academic disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. Yet it is also notoriously difficult to access. This key book provides a comprehensive introduction to Butler's work, plus a critical examination of it and its precursors, both feminist (including Simone de Beauvoir, Monique Wittig, Julia Kristeva and Luce Irigaray), and non-feminist (including Erving Goffman, Michel Foucault, Jacques Lacan, and Jacques Derrida). The volume covers such topics as: gender as performance and performativity sociological notions of performance the materiality of the body and the More...
|Gender as performance and performative|
|Body matters: from construction to materialization|
|Performativity, subjection and the possibility of agency|
|The politics of the performative: hate speech, pornography and 'race'|
|Beyond identity politics: gender, transgender and sexual difference|
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