Judith Butler's Precarious Politics: Critical Encounters by Terrell Carver,Samuel A. Chambers PDF

By Terrell Carver,Samuel A. Chambers

Judith Butler has been arguably crucial gender theorist of the previous two decades. This edited quantity attracts best overseas political theorists into discussion together with her political theory.

Each bankruptcy is written through an acclaimed political theorist and concentrates on a specific element of Butler's paintings. The ebook is split into 5 sections which mirror the interdisciplinary nature of Butler's paintings and activism:

  • Butler and Philosophy: explores Butler’s certain dating to the self-discipline of philosophy, contemplating her paintings in mild of its philosophical contributions

  • Butler and Subjectivity: covers the vexed query of subjectivity with which Butler has engaged all through her released history

  • Butler and Gender: considers the main challenging quarter, gender, taken by way of many to be basic to Butler’s work

  • Butler and Democracy: engages with Butler’s major contribution to the literature of radical democracy and to the principal political concerns confronted by means of our post-cold conflict

  • Butler and motion: focuses at once at the query of political employer and political motion in Butler’s paintings.

Along with its spouse quantity, Judith Butler and Political Theory, it marks an highbrow occasion for political thought, with significant implications for feminism, women’s reviews, gender reviews, cultural experiences, lesbian and homosexual experiences, queer conception and someone with a severe curiosity in modern American ‘great strength’ politics.

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