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By Sara Ahmed

In Willful Subjects Sara Ahmed explores willfulness as a cost frequently made via a few opposed to others. One heritage of will is a historical past of makes an attempt to dispose of willfulness from the need. Delving into philosophical and literary texts, Ahmed examines the relation among will and willfulness, ailing will and sturdy will, and the actual will and common will. Her reflections make clear how will is embedded in a political and cultural panorama, the way it is embodied, and the way will and willfulness are socially mediated. responsive to the wayward, the wandering, and the deviant, Ahmed considers how willfulness is taken up via those that have bought its cost. Grounded in feminist, queer, and antiracist politics, her sui generis research of the willful topic, the determine who wills wrongly or wills an excessive amount of, means that willfulness should be required to get over the test at its elimination.

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