By Wendy Cealey Harrison,John Hood-Williams
`Beyond intercourse and Gender is going past so much texts no longer easily within the diversity of authors mentioned, but in addition within the manner during which it makes an intensive departure from the terminology of "sex" and "gender". it is a advanced and hard paintings, which works past problems with gender to issues of deeper mysteries of language, embodiment and social realizing. Wendy Cealey Harrison's remedy of an astonishingly diversified diversity of authors is necessary, within the top experience, and beneficiant. The e-book is devoted to its co-author, John Hood-Williams who used to be killed in a highway coincidence in 1999; it's a precious memorial' - David H J Morgan, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, collage of Manchester
The vital argument of this publication is that the sex/gender contrast is invalid and needs to be transcended. To this finish, the paintings of Foucault, Connell, Goffman, Garfinkel, Butler, Freud, Derrida, Saussure, Lacquer and Kessler and McKenna is woven right into a wealthy and compelling set of arguments. The sex/gender contrast is attacked for generating a sequence of irresolvable traps. besides the fact that a lot one attempts to imagine one's method out of the dichotomy, one finally ends up being suckered again into its imponderables and blind alleys. The ebook makes an attempt to comprehensively reorientate the sphere and redefine the terrain.
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Beyond Sex and Gender by Wendy Cealey Harrison,John Hood-Williams