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The Judith Butler Reader
Language: un
Pages: 382
Authors: Sara Salih, Judith Butler
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-03-05 - Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

The Judith Butler Reader is a collection of writings that span her impressive career and trace her intellectual history. Judith Butler, author of influential books such as Gender Trouble, has built her international reputation as a theorist of power, gender, sexuality and identity Organized in active collaboration between Judith Butler
Judith Butler
Language: un
Pages: 177
Authors: Sara Salih
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Psychology Press

This introduction places Butler's ideas in their theoretical and philosophical contexts, analyzing her key works and their impact on contemporary thought.
The History of Mary Prince
Language: un
Pages: 160
Authors: Mary Prince
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-05-25 - Publisher: Penguin UK

The History of Mary Prince (1831) was the first narrative of a black woman to be published in Britain. It describes Prince's sufferings as a slave in Bermuda, Turks Island and Antigua, and her eventual arrival in London with her brutal owner Mr Wood in 1828. Prince escaped from him
Representing Mixed Race in Jamaica and England from the Abolition Era to the Present
Language: un
Pages: 247
Authors: S. Salih
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-30 - Publisher: Routledge

This study considers cultural representations of "brown" people in Jamaica and England alongside the determinations of race by statute from the Abolition era onwards. Through close readings of contemporary fictions and "histories," Salih probes the extent to which colonial ideologies may have been underpinned by what might be called subject-constituting
Judith Butler and Political Theory
Language: un
Pages: 200
Authors: Associate Professor of Political Science Samuel A Chambers, Samuel A Chambers, Terrell Carver
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01-23 - Publisher: Routledge

Over the past twenty-five years the work of Judith Butler has had an extraordinary impact on numerous disciplines and interdisciplinary projects across the humanities and social sciences. This original study is the first to take a thematic approach to Butler as a political thinker. Starting with an explanation of her