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Queer theory, gender theory : an instant primer

Author: Riki Anne Wilchins
Publisher: Los Angeles [Calif.] : Alyson Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In this introduction to the work of postmodern sex and gender theorists, gender activist Riki Wilchins explains the key ideas that have shaped contemporary sex and gender studies. Using straightforward prose and concrete examples from LGBT politics - as well as her own life - Wilchins makes thinkers like Derrida, Foucault, and Judith Butler easily accessible to students, activists, and others who are interested in  Read more...
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Wilchins, Riki Anne, 1952-
Queer theory, gender theory.
Los Angeles, [Calif.] : Alyson Books, 2004
(OCoLC)654442201
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Riki Anne Wilchins
ISBN: 1555837980 9781555837983
OCLC Number: 55078068
Description: 170 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Women's rights --
Gay rights --
Transgender rights --
Derrida and the politics of meaning --
Homosexuality : Foucault and the politics of self --
Foucault and the disciplinary society --
All together now : intersex infants and IGM --
Can sex have opposites? --
Postmodernism and its discontents --
Race-critical thought and postmodernism's 'second wave' --
Butler and the problem of identity --
GenderPAC and gender rights.
Responsibility: Riki Wilchins.
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"In this introduction to the work of postmodern sex and gender theorists, gender activist Riki Wilchins explains the key ideas that have shaped contemporary sex and gender studies. Using straightforward prose and concrete examples from LGBT politics - as well as her own life - Wilchins makes thinkers like Derrida, Foucault, and Judith Butler easily accessible to students, activists, and others who are interested in some of the most compelling and divisive issues of the last 100 years. Additionally, Wilchins reports on the ways queer youths today are using the tools of queer theory and gender theory to reshape their world. This book connects postmodern theory to political passion, personal experience, and the patterns of everyday life."--Jacket.

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