Gender Trouble

Feminism and the Subversion of Identity
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Product Number: DD37503
Released: Feb 27, 2018
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ISBN: #9781541418707
Narrator/s: Emily Beresford
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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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.

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Author(s): Judith Butler
Narrator(s): Emily Beresford
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Released: Feb 27, 2018
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Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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