9 edition of Queer Theory, Gender Theory found in the catalog.
by Alyson Books
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|Number of Pages||170|
In offering an updated reflection on the present tensions that queer theory must negotiate, as well as its unfolding future(s), Queer Theory Now is an ideal resource for anyone starting out on their queer theory journey; for students who want to get a grasp of the basic concepts, for teachers looking for a textbook for their queer theory course. Queer Theory presumes that oppression follows from categorization, which arises every time language constructs a sense of what is “normal” by producing and maintaining rigid categories of sex (male and female), gender (masculine and feminine), and sexuality (straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and so on) and “scripting” people into them.
Editorial Reviews" Queer Theory: The French Response is an excellent contribution to the field of gender studies, queer theory, and political theory, and it will interest anyone concerned with the evolving political landscape in Europe and the United States. It should be essential reading for scholars and students in gender studies and queer theory who are also committed activists Brand: Stanford University Press. Buy Queer Theory, Gender Theory by Wilchins, Riki (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(36).
A one-stop, no-nonsense introduction to the core of postmodern theory, particularly its impact on queer and gender studies. Nationally known gender activist Riki Wilchins combines straightforward prose with concrete examples from LGBT and feminist politics, as well as her own life, to guide the reader through the ideas that have forever altered our understanding of bodies, sex and desire. A very thoughtful and thought provoking summary (and necessarily a simplification) of queer and gender theory that explains the background of new understandings of gender, sex, and embodied difference. My only objections are these: the book was proofread poorly and the formatting of the "Note" sections were confusing at times.4/5.
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The founding ED of GenderPAC, she is Gender Theory book author of Queer Theory/Gender Theory: An Instant Primer and co-editor of GenderQueer: Voices from Beyond the Sexual Binary. Her work has been published in periodicals like the Village Voice and Social Text, as well as anthologies like Feminist Frontiers, Language Awareness, and The Encyclopedia of by: For someone with no background in philosophy, postmodern or modern theory, or queer theory, this book served as a good primer to postmodern gender theory.
It also roughly sketched out the histories of feminism, gay rights, and transgender rights. It has a chapter about criticisms of postmodern theory /5. A one-stop, no-nonsense introduction to the core of postmodern theory, particularly its impact on queer and gender : Riverdale Avenue Books LLC.
Riki Wilchins A one-stop, no-nonsense introduction to the core of postmodern theory, particularly its impact on queer and gender studies. Queer Theory, Gender Theory: An Instant Primer - Riki Anne Wilchins - Google Books A one-stop, no-nonsense introduction to the core of postmodern theory, particularly its impact on queer and gender /5(2).
This is that rare postmodern theory book that combines accessibility, passion, personal experience and applied politics, noting at every turn why these ideas matter and how they can affect your daily life.
Riki Wilchins is the founding executive director of the Gender Public Advocacy Coalition. The author of Read My Lips and : Riki Wilchins.
Queer theory and post-feminism are critiqued and the author argues that the battle for sexual diversity must encompass the fight against male domination and gender Politics: An Introduction will be an ideal text for students of politics, sociology, gender studies and cultural studies, and anyone with an interest in gender.
Author: Author: Christian Comeliau Subjects: Feminism, Queer Theory, Gender, Sexuality Condition: Good Publisher: Zed Books Published: Paperback, pagesIn wonderfully accessible and penetrating analyses, Marinucci makes the case that feminist and queer theory.
Gender studies and queer theory explore issues of sexuality, power, and marginalized populations (woman as other) in literature and culture. Much of the work in gender studies and queer theory, while influenced by feminist criticism, emerges from post-structural interest in fragmented, de-centered knowledge building (Nietzsche, Derrida, Foucault), language (the breakdown of sign-signifier), and.
Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (; second edition ) is a book by the philosopher Judith Butler, in which the author argues that gender is a kind of improvised performance. The work is influential in feminism, women's studies, and lesbian and gay studies, and has also enjoyed widespread popularity outside of traditional academic circles.
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.
Beginning with such questions, William B. Turner's lucid and engaging book traces the roots of queer theory to the growing awareness that few of us precisely fit standard categories for sexual and gender identity.
Turner shows how Michal Foucault's work contributed to feminists' investigations into the ways that power relates to identity. As this and other recent commentary on the Butler oeuvre attest, it is next to impossible to do feminist or queer theory today without taking up Judith Butler.
The book is divided into four parts: “Introduction,” “Language, Melancholia, and Subjectivity,” “Body Matters:. queer theory, gender theory: an instant primer / riki wilchins.-ist ed. isbn (pbk.) 1. homosexuality. bisexuality.
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Queer theory’s origin is hard to clearly define, since it came from multiple critical and cultural contexts, including feminism, post-structuralist theory, radical movements of people of color, the gay and lesbian movements, AIDS activism, many sexual subcultural practices such as Author: Literatures and Languages Library.
Book Overview A one-stop, no-nonsense introduction to the work of postmodern theorists like Jacques Derrida, Michael Foucault and Judith Butler that has redefined women's, gay and gender studies.
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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ Queer theory is grounded in gender and sexuality. Due to this association, a debate emerges as to whether sexual orientation is natural or essential to the person, as an essentialist believes, or if sexuality is a social construction and subject to change.
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Queer Theory, Gender Theory was written in and is her most recent book. She is a post-operative transgender woman, meaning she has had sex reassignment surgery.
This can be offered up as an explanation as to why she first began her career as a leader in the transgender rights movement.Queer Theory As the materials that directly discuss defeminization are relatively absent, in pursuit of the comprehension of the dynamics of defeminization – a phenomenon involving a change in gender performance – I extended the coverage of my review and perused the seminal works of Judith Butler, the proponent of the concepts of gender performance and performativity of gender.Riki Wilchins’ book Queer Theory, GenderTheory: An Instant Primer is an accessible introduction to Queer Theory, a discipline which seeks to disrupt the male/female gender binary by deconstructing gender, revealing it to be the product of culture and social .