Gender Trouble

Author : Judith Butler
ISBN : 9781136783234
Genre : Literary Criticism
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One of the most talked-about scholarly works of the past fifty years, Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble is as celebrated as it is controversial. Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural, 'essential' notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, Butler starts by questioning the category 'woman' and continues in this vein with examinations of 'the masculine' and 'the feminine'. Best known however, but also most often misinterpreted, is Butler's concept of gender as a reiterated social performance rather than the expression of a prior reality. Thrilling and provocative, few other academic works have roused passions to the same extent.
Category: Literary Criticism

K Rper Von Gewicht

Author : Judith Butler
ISBN : 3518117378
Genre : Femininity
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Category: Femininity

A Psychoanalytic Exploration Of The Body In Today S World

Author : Vaia Tsolas
ISBN : 9781351660280
Genre : Psychology
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A Psychoanalytic Exploration of the Body in Today's World: On the Body examines the importance of the body in everyday psychoanalytic practice and beyond. Written by world leading clinicians and international scholars, this important book aims to relocate the psychoanalytic body in the modern, more challenging world. Bringing together perspectives from across the range of psychoanalytic schools of thought, it covers essential analytic topics such as family and parenting, sex and gender, illness and psychosomatics, and concepts of the body in infancy. Though in Freud’s writing the intertwining of body and psyche is fundamental, psychoanalytic thought has sometimes downplayed or ignored this idea. This book returns the body to its rightful place in psychoanalysis, and brings the body into the contemporary world of technology and change, offering fresh insight into the sick body, the sexual body, the speaking body, the body of the changing family in which the traditional gendered labels no longer fit seamlessly, gender dynamics and much more. A Psychoanalytic Exploration of the Body in Today's World gives renewed and increased emphasis to an essential tenant of psychoanalysis. With contributions from some of the most important modern psychoanalysts, this book will prove an essential work for both psychotherapists and academics.
Category: Psychology

The Gender Conversation

Author : Edwina Murphy
ISBN : 9781498298957
Genre : Religion
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Conversations about gender, both inside and outside the church, can frequently degenerate into stale and rancorous disputes in which predictable arguments are traded back and forth, or fade awkwardly away into the tense silences of mutual misunderstanding. But the issue is an important one, and calls for a better conversation than either of those alternatives. In September 2015, Morling College hosted a one-day symposium entitled The Gender Conversation. A rich and diverse mix of contributors met to discuss issues of gender, theology, and Christian living, within a shared framework of evangelical conviction. Our aim in hosting the symposium was to deepen mutual understanding and respect, highlight common ground, clarify points of difference, and unite us all in a quest to learn from the Scriptures and live in the light of the gospel. This book brings together the papers presented at the symposium and the contributors' responses to one another, as a resource for further reflection and discussion.
Category: Religion

Female Combatants In Conflict And Peace

Author : Seema Shekhawat
ISBN : 9781137516565
Genre : Political Science
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This edited volume illuminates the role of women in violence to demonstrate that gender is a key component of discourse on conflict and peace. Through an examination of theory and practice of women's participation in violent conflicts, the book makes the argument that both conflict and post-conflict situations are gender insensitive.
Category: Political Science

Experiencing Puerto Rican Citizenship And Cultural Nationalism

Author : J. Font-Guzmán
ISBN : 9781137455222
Genre : Political Science
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Drawing from in-depth interviews with a group of Puerto Ricans who requested a certificate of Puerto Rican citizenship, legal and historical documents, and official reports not publicly accessible, Jacqueline Font-Guzmán shares how some Puerto Ricans construct and experience their citizenship and national identity at the margins of the US nation.
Category: Political Science

Reed In Review

Author : Audrey W. Douglas
ISBN : 9780802038272
Genre : Drama
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Thirteen essays amplifying the content of selected conference papers, and a fourteenth submitted at the editors' invitation, make up REED in Review
Category: Drama

Ha Spricht

Author : Judith Butler
ISBN : 3518124145
Genre : Hate speech
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Eine Geschichte weiblichen Schreibens und der Gefährdungen, denen schreibende Frauen ausgesetzt waren und sind: von "Ahnherrinnen" wie Hildegard von Bingen und Christine de Pizan bis zu zeitgenössischen Autorinnen wie Doris Lessing, Paula Fox, Toni Morrison, Isabel Allende, Zeruya Shalev ...
Category: Hate speech

The Disability Studies Reader

Author : Lennard J. Davis
ISBN : 9781317397861
Genre : POLITICAL SCIENCE
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Focusing on the field of disability studies, this book presents writings about disability with an emphasis on those writers working from a materialist and postmodernist perspective. It draws together experts in cultural studies, literary criticism, sociology, biology, the visual arts, pedagogy and post-colonial studies.
Category: POLITICAL SCIENCE