Saturday, October 27, 2007

Singh, A., and M. Singamsetty. "Review of Judith Butler's Gender Trouble." METAPSYCHOLOGY ONLINE REVIEWS October 23, 2007.

Judith Butler's Gender Trouble, simply put, traces the multivalent discourses around sex/gender and shows the trouble with them. First published back in 1990, the uniqueness, rigor, and finesse of Butler's analysis promptly served to propel the book and its author into the center of numerous academic debates: Was Butler a feminist or an anti-feminist? Does the text serve to privilege Gender Studies or undermined it? Whose side is she on, anyway -- or is she saying that there are no sides anymore? . . . Read the rest here:

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