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Gender trouble : feminism and the subversion of identity

Author: Judith Butler
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©1999.
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One of the key works of contemporary feminist theory, essential for anyone interested in the study of gender, queer theory, or the politics of sexuality in culture.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Butler
ISBN: 0415924995 9780415924993
OCLC Number: 41326734
Notes: Originally published: New York : Routledge, 1990.
Description: xxxiii, 221 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Subjects of Sex/Gender/Desire --
"Women" as the Subject of Feminism --
The Compulsory Order of Sex/Gender/Desire --
Gender: The Circular Ruins of Contemporary Debate --
Theorizing the Binary, the Unitary, and Beyond --
Identity, Sex, and the Metaphysics of Substance --
Language, Power, and the Strategies of Displacement --
Prohibition, Psychoanalysis, and the Production of the Heterosexual Matrix --
Structuralism's Critical Exchange --
Lacan, Riviere, and the Strategies of Masquerade --
Freud and the Melancholia of Gender --
Gender Complexity and the Limits of Identification --
Reformulating Prohibition as Power --
Subversive Bodily Acts --
The Body Politics of Julia Kristeva --
Foucault, Herculine, and the Politics of Sexual Discontinuity --
Monique Wittig: Bodily Disintegration and Fictive Sex --
Bodily Inscriptions, Performative Subversions --
Conclusion: From Parody to Politics.
Responsibility: Judith Butler.
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In this highly-acclaimed subversive book, Butler examines the 'trouble' with unproblematized appeals to sex/gender identities. A seminal text for gender studies.  Read more...

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"Indispensable for feminist theory.."-Hypatia "At times brilliant, always groundbreaking, "Gender Trouble is bound to make some trouble of its own."-Outweek "The most authoritative attack to date on Read more...

 
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