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Queer Theory, Gender Theory
     

Queer Theory, Gender Theory

by Riki Wilchins
 
A one-stop, no-nonsense introduction to the core of postmodern theory, particularly its impact on queer and gender studies. Nationally known gender activist Riki Wilchins combines straightforward prose with concrete examples from LGBT and feminist politics, as well as her own life, to guide the reader through the ideas that have forever altered our understanding of

Overview

A one-stop, no-nonsense introduction to the core of postmodern theory, particularly its impact on queer and gender studies. Nationally known gender activist Riki Wilchins combines straightforward prose with concrete examples from LGBT and feminist politics, as well as her own life, to guide the reader through the ideas that have forever altered our understanding of bodies, sex and desire. This is that rare postmodern theory book that combines accessibility, passion, personal experience and applied politics, noting at every turn why these ideas matter and how they can affect your daily life.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940149430598
Publisher:
Riverdale Avenue Books LLC
Publication date:
04/10/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
182
Sales rank:
692,659
File size:
222 KB

Meet the Author

About the Author: Riki Wilchins is an author, activist and gender theorist. The founding ED of GenderPAC, she is the author of Queer Theory/Gender Theory: An Instant Primer and co-editor of GenderQueer: Voices from Beyond the Sexual Binary. Her work has been published in periodicals like the Village Voice and Social Text, as well as anthologies like Feminist Frontiers, Language Awareness, and The Encyclopedia of Identity. She has been profiled in the New York Times and Time Magazine selected her one of �100 Civic Innovators for the 21st Century.� She lives in Washington, DC.

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