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Review: Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "Sex"

User Review  - Steven - Goodreads

The writing is extremely difficult to read but the ideas are awesome. Read full review

Review: Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "Sex"

User Review  - Alex Lee - Goodreads

Here Judith Butler expands on the agental role that "queering" performativity allows for the creation of individuals beyond sexuality. While most of the book is geared towards shoring up (and ... Read full review

Review: Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "Sex"

User Review  - Amai Freeman - Goodreads

Challenging yet informative elaboration of gender performativity. Butler elucidates how power and discourse come to prescribe and proscribe identity through complex codifying strategies that delimit ... Read full review

Review: Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "Sex"

User Review  - Mima Flamingo - Goodreads

I've tried so hard with Butler. I really have. But as mentioned by a previous reviewer, the style is horrible. The syntax is cruel and drawn-out, her vocabulary is difficult, and her argument is lost ... Read full review

Review: Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "Sex"

User Review  - Ayanna Dozier - Goodreads

I would give this book two stars but it's Judith Butler and as someone who conducts research in the field of Gender and Sexuality, my work owes a considerable debt to her and to this book. With that ... Read full review

Review: Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "Sex"

User Review  - Amber - Goodreads

I feel like it's socially irresponsible to conduct a conversation about such an important topic using language that makes that conversation inaccessible to so much of the population. We get it. You're a smarty pants. But you fail to move the pegs when you're only talking to other academics. Read full review

Review: Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "Sex"

User Review  - Joseph Sverker - Goodreads

2014: This is supposedly Butler's reply and clarification on some of the critique she received for Gender Trouble. I write supposedly with regard to the clarification because to my mind this book is ... Read full review

Review: Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "Sex"

User Review  - Amy P. - Goodreads

Brilliant! Read full review

Review: Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "Sex"

User Review  - Mustika Amalia - Goodreads

Reading this due to my thesis uses the theory of the body. Very great book suggested to those who are interested in studying gender Read full review

Review: Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "Sex"

User Review  - Mustika Amalia - Goodreads

Reading this due to my thesis uses the theory of the body. Very great book suggested to those who are interested in studying gender Read full review

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