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By Wendy Cealey Harrison,John Hood-Williams

`This e-book has proved beneficial for my sex-gender paper in social anthropology and that i suggest it for anyone learning gender concept. I picked it up particularly randomly off a shelf, it was once no longer on any of my interpreting lists, probably you furthermore may have come upon this ebook unintentionally, however it fairly will be urged analyzing. learning at college, attempting to labour via books written through theorists such Strathern, Riley and Foucault for instance, reason me to lengthy for the quite elementary textbooks of A-level. This e-book is someplace in among. it really is vast yet spends such a lot of its time dealing with theories at the dating among intercourse and gender. the problems it discusses are often particularly complex. For the themes i've got studied in a few potential sooner than studying this publication i locate it the suitable point of complexity, condensing, ordering and increasing my wisdom' - Amazon.co.uk (Gender reviews Student)

`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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