By Wendy Cealey Harrison,John Hood-Williams
`Beyond intercourse and Gender is going past such a lot texts no longer easily within the diversity of authors mentioned, but additionally within the approach during which it makes an intensive departure from the terminology of "sex" and "gender". this can be a complicated and demanding paintings, which matches past problems with gender to issues of deeper mysteries of language, embodiment and social figuring out. Wendy Cealey Harrison's therapy of an astonishingly diverse diversity of authors is necessary, within the top feel, and beneficiant. The publication is devoted to its co-author, John Hood-Williams who used to be killed in a highway coincidence in 1999; it's a invaluable memorial' - David H J Morgan, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, college of Manchester
The relevant argument of this e-book 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 chain 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 publication 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