This anthology provides the definitive theoretical sources of contemporary thinking about identity, including explorations of race, class, gender, and nationality.
- Explores the long and rich tradition of philosophical analysis and debate over the genesis, contours, and political effects of identity categories.
- Provides the definitive theoretical sources and contemporary debates by leading theorists such as selections from Hegel, Marx, Freud, DuBois, Beauvoir, Lukács, Fanon, Hall, Guha, Hobsbawm, Wittig, Butler, Halperin, R. Robertson, Said, and LaClau.
- Combines general and specific analyses of particular identity categories: race/ethnicity, gender/sexuality, class, nationality.
- Allows for a comparative study of identities through multiple theoretical frameworks.
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Table of Contents
Introduction: Identities: Modern and Postmodern Linda Martín Alcoff.
Part I: Foundations.
1. Independence and Dependence of Self-Consciousness: G.W.F. Hegel.
2. On the Jewish Question: Karl Marx.
3. Consciousness and What is Unconscious: Sigmund Freud.
4. The Self: George Herbert Mead.
Part II: Race/Ethnicity/Ethnorace.
5. The Conservation of Races: W.E.B. Du Bois.
6. The New Negro: Alain Locke.
7. Identity and Dignity in the Context of the National Liberation Struggle: Amilcar Cabral.
8. The Fact of Blackness: Frantz Fanon.
9. Whiteness as Property: Cheryl I. Harris.
10. New Ethnicities: Stuart Hall.
11. The Latino Imaginary: Meanings of Community and Identity: Juan Flores.
Part III: Class and Identity.
12. Class Consciousness: Georg Lukács.
13. Class Consciousness in History: E. J. Hobsbawm.
14. Preface from The Making of the English Working Class: E.P. Thompson.
15. Introduction from Elementary Aspects of Peasant Insurgency in Colonial India: Ranajit Guha.
Part IV: Gender/Sexuality.
16. Introduction from The Second Sex: Simone de Beauvoir.
17. One Is Not Born a Woman: Monique Wittig.
18. Throwing Like a Girl: A Phenomenology of Feminine Body Comportment, Motility, and Spatiality: Iris Marion Young.
19. Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color: Kimberlé Crenshaw.
20. Gender Trouble, Feminist Theory and Psychoanalytic Discourse: Judith Butler.
21. Revolutions, Universals and Sexual Categories: John Boswell.
22. Sex Before Sexuality: Pederasty, Politics, and Power in Classical Athens: David M. Halperin.
23. Sexual Indifference and Lesbian Representation: Teresa de Lauretis.
24. Transsexual Discourses and Languages of Identification: Jason Cromwell.
Part V: National/Transnational Identities.
25. National Identity and Citizenship: Ross Poole.
26. On the Making of Transnational Identities in the Age of Globalization: The US Latina/o – ‘Latin” American Case: Daniel Mato.
27. Globalization as a Problem: Roland Robertson.
28. Postcoloniality and the Boundaries of Identity: R. Rhadakrishnan.
Part VI: Reconfigurations.
29. The Clash of Definitions: Edward W. Said.
30. Cultural Citizenship, Inequality, and Multiculturalism: Renato Rosaldo.
31. Localism, Globalism and Cultural Identity: Mike Featherstone.
32. Universalism, Particularism, and the Question of Identity: Ernesto Laclau.
33. A Manifesto for Cyborgs: Science, Technology, and Socialist Feminism in the 1980s: Donna Haraway.
34. The Epistemic Status of Cultural Identity: Satya P. Mohanty.
Afterword: Identities: Postcolonial and Global: Eduardo Mendieta.