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Nomadic subjects : embodiment and sexual difference in contemporary feminist theory

Author: Rosi Braidotti
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2011.
Series: Gender and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Over the past fifteen years, Nomadic Subjects has guided the discourse in continental philosophy and feminist theory. Exploring the constitution of contemporary subjectivity, especially the concept of difference within European philosophy and political theory, Rosi Braidotti introduced avenues for thinking freely, if not positively, about difference, affirmation, and the nomadic subject. Braidotti's creative style  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Braidotti, Rosi.
Nomadic subjects.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010035487
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rosi Braidotti
ISBN: 023151526X 9780231515269 1283093952 9781283093958
OCLC Number: 785781459
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 334 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
By way of nomadism --
Context and generations --
Sexual difference theory --
On the female feminist subject : from "she-self" to "she-other" --
Sexual difference as a nomadic political project --
Organs without bodies --
Images without imagination --
Mothers, monsters, and machines --
Discontinuous becomings : Deleuze and the becoming-woman of philosophy --
Envy and ingratitude: men in feminism --
Conclusion. Geometries of passion : a conversation.
Series Title: Gender and culture.
Other Titles: Embodiment and sexual difference in contemporary feminist theory
Responsibility: Rosi Braidotti.

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Over the past fifteen years, Nomadic Subjects has guided the discourse in continental philosophy and feminist theory. Exploring the constitution of contemporary subjectivity, especially the concept of difference within European philosophy and political theory, Rosi Braidotti introduced avenues for thinking freely, if not positively, about difference, affirmation, and the nomadic subject. Braidotti's creative style vividly renders what she sees as a productive crisis of modernity. From a feminist perspective, she recasts embodiment, sexual difference, and complex concepts in relation to technol.

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