Excitable Speech: Contemporary Scenes of Politics / Edition 1

Excitable Speech: Contemporary Scenes of Politics / Edition 1

by Judith Butler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415915880

ISBN-13: 9780415915885

Pub. Date: 03/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

With the same intellectual courage with which she addressed issues of gender, Judith Butler turns her attention to speech and conduct in contemporary political life, looking at several efforts to target speech as conduct that has become subject to political debate and regulation. Reviewing hate speech regulations, anti-pornography arguments, and recent controversies

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With the same intellectual courage with which she addressed issues of gender, Judith Butler turns her attention to speech and conduct in contemporary political life, looking at several efforts to target speech as conduct that has become subject to political debate and regulation. Reviewing hate speech regulations, anti-pornography arguments, and recent controversies about gay self-declaration in the military, Judith Butler asks whether and how language acts in each of these cultural sites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415915885
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
291,396
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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