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Erotic Welfare: Sexual Theory and Politics in the Age of Epidemic
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Erotic Welfare: Sexual Theory and Politics in the Age of Epidemic

Judith Butler, Maureen MacGrogan

A trenchant critique of sexuality in an age of discipline, where bodies and pleasures have become sites of regulatory power.

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Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly
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Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly

Judith Butler

Judith Butler elucidates the dynamics of public assembly under prevailing economic and political conditions. Understanding assemblies as plural forms of performative action, she extends her theory of performativity to show why...

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Women and Social Transformation
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Women and Social Transformation

Judith Butler, Elizabeth Beck-Gernsheim, Lidia Puigvert

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

Judith Butler

Develops the theory of gender by examining the workings of power at the most material dimensions of sex and sexuality. This work offers a reformulation of the materiality of bodies, examining how the power of heterosexual...

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Precarious Life: The Power of Mourning and Violence
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Precarious Life: The Power of Mourning and Violence

Judith Butler

One of America's leading feminist voices examines the world of violence and terror, and asks why some lives are more valued than others. Through five essays, this book responds to various US policies to wage perpetual war, and...

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Frames of War: When is Life Grievable?
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Frames of War: When is Life Grievable?

Judith Butler

Analyzing the different frames through which we experience war, Butler calls for a reorientation of the Left.

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Dispossession: The Performative in the Political
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Dispossession: The Performative in the Political

Judith Butler, Athena Athanasiou

Dispossession describes the condition of those who have lost land, citizenship, property, and a broader belonging to the world. This thought-provoking book seeks to elaborate our understanding of dispossession outside of the...

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Vulnerability in Resistance
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Vulnerability in Resistance

Judith Butler, Zeynep Gambetti, Leticia Sabsay

This volume recasts the concepts of vulnerability and resistance, moving beyond the assumptions that they are opposites. Focusing on recent events and cultural practices in Turkey, Palestine, France, and the former Yugoslavia, the...

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Senses of the Subject
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Senses of the Subject

Judith Butler

This book brings together a group of Judith Butler's philosophical essays written over two decades that elaborate her reflections on the roles of the passions in subject-formation through an engagement with Hegel, Kierkegaard,...

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The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection
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The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection

Judith Butler

Judith Butler's new book considers the way in which psychic life is generated by the social operation of power, and how that social operation of power is concealed and fortified by the psyche that it produces. It combines social...

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Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity
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Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity

Judith Butler (University of California, Berkeley, USA)

Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, this book questions the category 'woman' and continues in this vein with examinations of 'the masculine' and 'the...

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British Naval Strategy East of Suez, 1900-2000: Influences and Actions
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British Naval Strategy East of Suez, 1900-2000: Influences and Actions

Judith Butler, Joan W. Scott

Britain's strategic position east of Suez in the twentieth century was a dominant area of interest and had an enormous impact in the overall construction of Great Britain's naval strategic posture.

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Senses of the Subject
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Senses of the Subject

Judith Butler

This book brings together a group of Judith Butler's philosophical essays written over two decades that elaborate her reflections on the roles of the passions in subject-formation through an engagement with Hegel, Kierkegaard,...

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Vulnerability in Resistance
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Vulnerability in Resistance

Judith Butler, Zeynep Gambetti, Leticia Sabsay

This volume recasts the concepts of vulnerability and resistance, moving beyond the assumptions that they are opposites. Focusing on recent events and cultural practices in Turkey, Palestine, France, and the former Yugoslavia, the...

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Judith Butler: Fuhlen, was im anderen lebendig ist Hegels fruhe Liebe
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Judith Butler: Fuhlen, was im anderen lebendig ist Hegels fruhe Liebe

Judith Butler

Published in conjunction with the Documenta 13 exhibition in Kassel, Germany, the Documenta notebook series 100 Notes,100 Thoughts ranges from archival ephemera to conversations and commissioned essays. These notebooks express...

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Feminists Theorize the Political
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Feminists Theorize the Political

Judith Butler, Joan W. Scott

The use of theory in feminist analysis has been said to threaten feminism as a political force. This collection of work by leading feminist scholars engages with the question of the political status of poststructuralist theory...

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What's Left of Theory?: New Work on the Politics of Literary Theory
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What’s Left of Theory?: New Work on the Politics of Literary Theory

Judith Butler, John Guillory, Kendall Thomas, Kendall Thomas (Columbia University, USA)

A debate on the politics of theory is being conducted within literary studies. What is meant by politics? What is meant by theory? This book brings together not only outstanding questioners, but outstanding questions.

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Radical Thinkers Set 12: Political Theory
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Radical Thinkers Set 12: Political Theory

Judith Butler

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The Question of Gender: Joan W. Scott's Critical Feminism
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The Question of Gender: Joan W. Scott’s Critical Feminism

Judith Butler, Elizabeth Weed

Gender as a category of analysis in the 21st century

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Excitable Speech: A Politics of the Performative
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Excitable Speech: A Politics of the Performative

Judith Butler

Here Judith Butler turns her attention to speech and conduct in contemporary political life. Using the work of Austin, Derrida and Bourdieu, she provides a theory of the political 'performativity' of language.

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Dispossession: The Performative in the Political
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Dispossession: The Performative in the Political

Judith Butler, Athena Athanasiou

Dispossession describes the condition of those who have lost land, citizenship, property, and a broader belonging to the world. This thought-provoking book seeks to elaborate our understanding of dispossession outside of the...

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Erotic Welfare: Sexual Theory and Politics in the Age of Epidemic
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Erotic Welfare: Sexual Theory and Politics in the Age of Epidemic

Judith Butler

A trenchant critique of sexuality in an age of discipline, where bodies and pleasures have become sites of regulatory power.

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Excitable Speech: A Politics of the Performative
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Excitable Speech: A Politics of the Performative

Judith Butler

Here Judith Butler turns her attention to speech and conduct in contemporary political life. Using the work of Austin, Derrida and Bourdieu, she provides a theory of the political 'performativity' of language.

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Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly
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Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly

Judith Butler

Judith Butler elucidates the dynamics of public assembly under prevailing economic and political conditions. Understanding assemblies as plural forms of performative action, she extends her theory of performativity to show why...

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Giving an Account of Oneself
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Giving an Account of Oneself

Judith P. Butler

What does it mean to lead an ethical life under vexed social and linguistic conditions? In her first extended study of moral philosophy, Judith Butler offers a provocative outline for a new ethical practice -one...

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Giving an Account of Oneself
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Giving an Account of Oneself

Judith P. Butler

What does it mean to lead an ethical life under vexed social and linguistic conditions? In her first extended study of moral philosophy, Judith Butler offers a provocative outline for a new ethical practice -one...

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Parting Ways: Jewishness and the Critique of Zionism
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Parting Ways: Jewishness and the Critique of Zionism

Judith Butler

Revisiting Edward Said's late proposals for a one-state solution, Butler has come to a startling suggestion: Jewish ethics not only demand a critique of Zionism, but must transcend its exclusive Jewishness in order to realize the...

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Comparative Political Culture in the Age of Globalization: An Introductory Anthology
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Comparative Political Culture in the Age of Globalization: An Introductory Anthology

Hwa Yol Jung, Judith Butler, David Campbell, Rey Chow, Fred Dallmayr

With a specific focus on Asia, this anthology constitutes an excursion into the state of postethnicity , which has come to characterise the global culture of our times. It brings together prominent contemporary thinkers to...

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Is Critique Secular?: Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech
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Is Critique Secular?: Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech

Talal Asad, Judith Butler, Saba Mahmood, Wendy Brown

Taking the controversial Danish cartoons of Mohammad as a point of departure, this title inquires into the evaluative frameworks at stake in understanding the conflicts between blasphemy and free speech, between religious taboos...

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The Judith Butler Reader
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The Judith Butler Reader

Sara Salih, Judith Butler

* Judith Butler, author of influential books such as Gender Trouble, has built her international reputation as a theorist of power, gender, sexuality and identity. * Organized in active collaboration between Judith Butler and...

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A Life with Mary Shelley
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A Life with Mary Shelley

Barbara Johnson, Judith Butler, Shoshana Felman

This collection presents the hitherto unpublished last work by deceased literary scholar Barbara Johnson, A Life with Mary Shelley, alongside Johnson's earlier landmark essays on Shelley and incisive new commentary on Johnson's...

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A Life with Mary Shelley
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A Life with Mary Shelley

Barbara Johnson, Judith Butler, Shoshana Felman

This collection presents the hitherto unpublished last work by deceased literary scholar Barbara Johnson, A Life with Mary Shelley, alongside Johnson's earlier landmark essays on Shelley and incisive new commentary on Johnson's...

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British Naval Strategy East of Suez, 1900-2000: Influences and Actions
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British Naval Strategy East of Suez, 1900-2000: Influences and Actions

Judith Butler, Joan W. Scott

Britain's strategic position east of Suez in the twentieth century was a dominant area of interest and had an enormous impact in the overall construction of Great Britain's naval strategic posture.

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Miss Minnie & More Forgotten Women of the West
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Miss Minnie & More Forgotten Women of the West

Judith L. Butler

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West of the Big Road: Stories of the Land & Home
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West of the Big Road: Stories of the Land & Home

Judith L Butler

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Faith Matters
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Faith Matters

Judith L Butler

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The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection
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The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection

Judith Butler

Judith Butler's new book considers the way in which psychic life is generated by the social operation of power, and how that social operation of power is concealed and fortified by the psyche that it produces. It combines social...

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Feminist Contentions: A Philosophical Exchange
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Feminist Contentions: A Philosophical Exchange

Seyla Benhabib, Judith Butler, Drucilla Cornell, Nancy Fraser

This volume presents a debate between four of the top feminist theorists in the US, discussing the key questions facing contemporary feminist theory, responding to each other, and distinguishing their views from others.

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The Matrixial Borderspace
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The Matrixial Borderspace

Bracha Ettinger, Judith Butler, Griselda Pollock, Brian Massumi

An intertwining of the philosophy of art and psychoanalytic theory. This book presents a theoretical exploration of shared affect and emergent expression, across the thresholds of identity and memory. The author replaces the...

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The Judith Butler Reader
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The Judith Butler Reader

Sara Salih, Judith Butler

* Judith Butler, author of influential books such as Gender Trouble, has built her international reputation as a theorist of power, gender, sexuality and identity. * Organized in active collaboration between Judith Butler and...

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The Matrixial Borderspace
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The Matrixial Borderspace

Bracha Ettinger, Judith Butler, Griselda Pollock, Brian Massumi

An intertwining of the philosophy of art and psychoanalytic theory. This book presents a theoretical exploration of shared affect and emergent expression, across the thresholds of identity and memory. The author replaces the...

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Periodizing Jameson: Dialectics, the University, and the Desire for Narrative
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Periodizing Jameson: Dialectics, the University, and the Desire for Narrative

Phillip E. Wegner, Judith Butler, Catherine Gallagher, Edward Dimendberg, Ali Behdad

For a half century, the American intellectual Fredric Jameson has been a driving force in literary and cultural theory. Phillip E. Wegner builds on Jameson's unique dialectical method to demonstrate the value of Jameson's tools -...

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Fiction Beyond Secularism
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Fiction Beyond Secularism

Justin Neuman, Judith Butler, Catherine Gallagher, Edward Dimendberg, Ali Behdad

Modernist thinkers once presumed a progressive secularity, with the novel replacing religious texts as society's moral epics. Yet religion--beginning with the Iranian revolution of 1979, through the collapse of communism, and...

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Reification: A New Look At An Old Idea
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Reification: A New Look At An Old Idea

Axel Honneth, Judith Butler, Raymond Geuss, Jonathan Lear, Martin Jay

Can the concept of reification, introduced by Georg Lukacs in the early 20th century but largely abandoned by its end, inspire 21st-century political theory? Axel Honneth, the leader of the Frankfurt School's third generation,...

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What's Left of Theory?: New Work on the Politics of Literary Theory
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What’s Left of Theory?: New Work on the Politics of Literary Theory

Judith Butler, John Guillory, Kendall Thomas, Kendall Thomas (Columbia University, USA)

A debate on the politics of theory is being conducted within literary studies. What is meant by politics? What is meant by theory? This book brings together not only outstanding questioners, but outstanding questions.

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Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity
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Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity

Judith Butler (University of California, Berkeley, USA)

Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, this book questions the category 'woman' and continues in this vein with examinations of 'the masculine' and 'the...

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Holy Spirit, My Friend
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Holy Spirit, My Friend

Judith Bush-Butler

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Undoing Gender
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Undoing Gender

Judith Butler (University of California, Berkeley, USA)

Undoing Gender addresses the regulation of sexuality and gender that takes place in psychology, aesthetics and social policy.

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