Undoing Gender (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
284
Utgivningsdatum
2004-08-01
Förlag
Routledge
Illustratör/Fotograf
black & white illustrations
Illustrationer
black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
233 x 158 x 24 mm
Vikt
586 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
14:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Case Laminate on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780415969222
Undoing Gender (inbunden)

Undoing Gender

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Undoing Gender constitutes Judith Butler's recent reflections on gender and sexuality, focusing on new kinship, psychoanalysis and the incest taboo, transgender, intersex, diagnostic categories, social violence, and the tasks of social transformation. In terms that draw from feminist and queer theory, Butler considers the norms that govern--and fail to govern--gender and sexuality as they relate to the constraints on recognizable personhood. The book constitutes a reconsideration of her earlier view on gender performativity from Gender Trouble. In this work, the critique of gender norms is clearly situated within the framework of human persistence and survival. And to "do" one's gender in certain ways sometimes implies "undoing" dominant notions of personhood. She writes about the "New Gender Politics" that has emerged in recent years, a combination of movements concerned with transgender, transsexuality, intersex, and their complex relations to feminist and queer theory.
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"Though Butler has published pleanty...it's her most recent book, Undoing Gender, that's done me in once again...[It is] perhaps Butler's most accessible work."--HerIzons, Winter 2006, Vol 19 No 3

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Judith Butler is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Departments of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. Among her books are Gender Trouble, Bodies That Matter, and Excitable Speech, all published by Routledge.

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