EBOOK / PDF [ueer Theory Gender Theory An Instant Primer]


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  • ueer Theory Gender Theory An Instant Primer
  • Riki Anne Wilchins
  • English
  • 04 March 2020
  • 9781555837983

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ueer Theory Gender Theory An Instant Primer Read & Download ¹ 107 Wn life to guide the reader through the ideas that have forever altered our understanding of bodies sex and desire This is that rare postmodern theory book that combines accessibility passion personal experience and applied politics noting at every turn why these ideas. This is a bit of a summary than typical but I think it gets at some of the strengths of the book particularly in the practical application of rather confusing theoretical perspective I love the focus on stories personal experiences and constructive asides that Wilkins uses that make this uite readable and enjoyableueer Theory Gender Theory is a collouial exploration of post modern theory applied to the issues of feminism gender and ueer theory Wilchins draws on her own experiences as a transsexual as well as the stories of friends like intersex spokeswoman Cheryl Chase and the stories that pervade our pop culture like Brandon Teena s depicted in the award winning movie Boys Don t Cry Starting with a brief but crucial history of the politics of gender gay and transsexual rights Wilchins begins where all good theory hopes to go before it dies politics p 5 In this Wilchins is able to relate these typically obscure theoretical views to the practical ideas of change and political action that try to improve life for the disempowered She also probes into the relationships between sex and gender noting how one is often advanced at the expense of the other Further the case of intersex infants ties together a clear picture of the intersections and conflicts between the different factions of gender and sexual orientation groups A true deconstructionist Wilchins troubles the ideas of using post modernism theory citing its proclivity to apathy complexity frustration lack of solutions isolationism rather than constructive social engagement p 100 and universality instead of the individuality of intersectionality After prying into some of the ideas in Judith Butler s seminal text Gender Trouble as further tools for investigation of identity Wilchins concludes with a section on GenderPAC a gender rights advocacy group and a plea to Get Involved Because gender rights and human rights and the time for them is now p 157

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ueer Theory Gender Theory An Instant Primer Read & Download ¹ 107 Matter and how they can affect your daily lifeRiki Wilchins is the founding executive director of the Gender Public Advocacy Coalition The author of Read My Lips and Genderueer She was selected by Time magazine as one of “100 Civic Innovators for the 21st Century”. ueer Theory Feminist Theory is far general than I anticipated While I see value in this book for introducing people to complex ideas for those who are already familiar with these conversations Derrida Foucault Butler trans issues there is not too much to gather from this book Wilchins doesn t complicate these conversations Rather she presents them in a way that resonates in the book s subtitle an instant primer This book hasn t altered how I see the world but that has much to do with my subject position Yet I can easily see this book transforming the way others think about the world

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ueer Theory Gender Theory An Instant Primer Read & Download ¹ 107 A one stop no nonsense introduction to the core of postmodern theory particularly its impact on ueer and gender studies Nationally known gender activist Riki Wilchins combines straightforward prose with concrete examples from LGBT and feminist politics as well as her o. thank god i could read this instead of having to read foucault


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    EBOOK / PDF [ueer Theory Gender Theory An Instant Primer] One of the main criticisms I've read of this book is that it doesn't go into too much depth and it's only useful as a primer The clue's in the title folks An Instant PrimerAnyway a primer into ueer theory is what I was after and I found this really interesting and informative Some stuff I already had knowledge about but it explained some theories a little to me and I enjoyed the stuff about the intersections of gender and sexuality and how

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    EBOOK / PDF [ueer Theory Gender Theory An Instant Primer] Riki Anne Wilchins × 7 Read review ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB × Riki Anne Wilchins thank god i could read this instead of having to read foucault

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    EBOOK / PDF [ueer Theory Gender Theory An Instant Primer] Riki Anne Wilchins × 7 Read I picked this up mostly as a joke after learning that iced coffee and walking uickly are ueer symbols While researching whether or not I was ueer for liking iced coffee and wondering if this is what my San Francisco friends meant when they said they were ueer I came across this book and was surprised to learn that there is a THEORY behind being ueer FascinatingAfter a uick wikipedia job on ueer theory that didn't prove to be helpful in the

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    EBOOK / PDF [ueer Theory Gender Theory An Instant Primer] This is a bit of a summary than typical but I think it gets at some of the strengths of the book particularly in the practical application of rather confusing theoretical perspective I love the focus on stories personal experiences and constructive asides that Wilkins uses that make this uite readable and enjoy

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    EBOOK / PDF [ueer Theory Gender Theory An Instant Primer] Riki Anne Wilchins × 7 Read This book was featured at the website of the local LGBT bookstore for uite some time so I thought it would be worth checking it out At page 85 somewhere halfway through the book I felt compelled to put it down It was a chore reading it Lacking passion and not even hinting at humor anywhere I had the feeling I was listening to an one tone tune in an ever flat landscape I wasn't into postmodernist theory anyway and this book didn'

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    review ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB × Riki Anne Wilchins EBOOK / PDF [ueer Theory Gender Theory An Instant Primer] As much as this was very interesting I need to put it out there that reading a few theory books one after the oth

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    Riki Anne Wilchins × 7 Read review ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB × Riki Anne Wilchins EBOOK / PDF [ueer Theory Gender Theory An Instant Primer] ueer Theory Feminist Theory is far general than I anticipated While I see value in this book for introducing people to complex ideas

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    EBOOK / PDF [ueer Theory Gender Theory An Instant Primer] review ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB × Riki Anne Wilchins Riki Wilchins's ueer Theory Gender Theory is both a primer in ueer theory and a call to action when it comes to gender politics It does a great job of simplifying the theory of postmodernism with particular focus on Derrida Foucault Butler I would love to see an updated version of this as there is always a need for accessible pos

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    EBOOK / PDF [ueer Theory Gender Theory An Instant Primer] review ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB × Riki Anne Wilchins This book is an amazing intro to post modernism in relation to ueer theory I found so much in this book and it changed the way I look at the world Very intersectional and excellent view points on modern society and the way i

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    review ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB × Riki Anne Wilchins Riki Anne Wilchins × 7 Read Read & Download ueer Theory Gender Theory An Instant Primer An excellent accessible intro to ueer Theory and its possibilities Having read many theoretical texts I was mentally supplying footnotes for most paragraphs For those who think T is obscure and useless I'd say this text stands a chance of changing their mind

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