Judith Butler
Judith Butler (born February 24, 1956) is an American philosopher and gender theorist whose work has influenced political philosophy, ethics and the fields of feminist, queer and literary theory. Sinc...
Gender Trouble
Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity is a 1990 book by philosopher Judith Butler. Influential in academic feminism and queer theory, it is credited with creating the notion of gende...
Performativity
Performativity is a term for the capacity of speech and communication not simply to communicate but rather to act or consummate an action, or to construct and perform an identity. A common example is ...
Undoing Gender
Undoing Gender is a 2004 book by philosopher Judith Butler.
Butler examines gender, sex, psychoanalysis and the medical treatment of intersex people. Focusing on the case of David Reimer who was m...
Contingency, Hegemony, Universality
Contingency, Hegemony, Universality: Contemporary Dialogues On The Left is a collaborative book by the political theorists Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau, and Slavoj Žižek published in 2000.
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Gender performativity
Gender performativity is a term created by post-structuralist feminist philosopher Judith Butler in her 1990 book Gender Trouble, which has subsequently been used in a variety of academic fields.
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Gender policing
Gender policing is the imposition or enforcement of normative gender expressions on an individual who is perceived as not adequately performing, through appearance or behavior, the sex that was assign...