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Cynical theories : how universities made everything about race, gender, and identity - and why this harms everybody

Author: Helen Pluckrose; James Lindsay
Publisher: [London] : Swift Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How Activist Scholarship Made Everything about Race, Gender, and Identity?and Why This Harms Everybody.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Pluckrose; James Lindsay
ISBN: 1800750056 9781800750050
OCLC Number: 1195456843
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
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Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1 Postmodernism: A Revolution in Knowledge and Power --
2 Postmodernism's Applied Turn: Making Oppression Real --
3 Postcolonial Theory: Deconstructing the West to Save the Other --
4 Queer Theory: Freedom from the Normal --
5 Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality: Ending Racism by Seeing It Everywhere --
6 Feminisms and Gender Studies: Simplification as Sophistication --
7 Disability and fat Studies: Support-Group Identity Theory 8 Social Justice Scholarship and Thought: The Truth According to Social Justice --
9 Social Justice in Action: Theory Always Looks Good on Paper --
10 An Alternative to the Ideology of Social Justice: Liberalism Without Identity Politics --
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Responsibility: Helen Pluckrose & James Lindsay.

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