Gender Trouble: Tenth Anniversary Edition

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Taylor & Francis, Sep 2, 1999 - Philosophy - 256 pages
113 Reviews
Since its publication in 1990, Gender Trouble has become one of the key works of contemporary feminist theory, and an essential work for anyone interested in the study of gender, queer theory, or the politics of sexuality in culture.

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I don't think her stuff is hard to read, either. - Goodreads
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User Review  - sologdin - Goodreads

labor intensive, but that's a virtue, as is the progressive gender theory, which 'solicits' gender in the derridean sense (ie, the title's 'trouble'). is a bad book, however, insofar as it is probably immaterialist. Read full review

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Thrilling new vocabulary with which to alienate friends and offend family Read full review

About the author (1999)

Judith Butler is Professor of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley. Among her books are Bodies That Matter and Excitable Speech, and Feminists Theorize the Political (coedited with Joan W. Scott), all available from Routledge.

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