Essays Tagged: "Judith Butler"

Confession of a Mask: A Perverse Text?

intersubjectivity and social context --- must be taken into account (Pile, 1996: 53). According to Judith Butler, the truth of sex is "produced and compelled by the regulatory practices of gender coh ... at he has, but at least he is successful in bravely unveil part of his inner soul.ReferencesBulter, Judith. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity. New York: Routledge, 1990.Bulter, J ...

(12 pages) 90 0 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Judith Butler b .1956

Who is Judith Butler?Judith Butler (1956-) is Professor of Comparative Literature and Rhetoric at the Unive ...

(2 pages) 124 3 4.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Queer theory.

n Western-dominated cultures, this human interaction has been articulated as queer, as abject Other.Judith Butler in her widely cited book Gender Trouble contributes to gender and ideas of sexuality. ...

(11 pages) 201 1 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Social Constructs: Relying on visuals to identify and understand ourselves

men, for whom dresses and skirts are not acceptable according to Western culture.In Gender Trouble Judith Butler explores gender performance, which visually traps us into culturally established gende ...

(17 pages) 182 0 4.1 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Explain the main aspects of queer theory. Present a queer analysis of one or two films on the course. Discuss possible limitations of this approach.

r sexual orientation is volatile and changeable.In her most influential book Gender Trouble (1990), Judith Butler (1990, p.24-25) questions the supposed naturalness of gender - masculine and feminine ... eristics, which hinders a more solid position that queer theorist could take on.BibliographyButler, Judith (1990), 'Subjects of Sex/Gender/Desire' in Gender Trouble: feminism and the subversion of ide ...

(10 pages) 120 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Social Construction Of Gender

are also made into a woman for the rest of your life (gender)."� In her book Gender Trouble, Judith Butler (1990) tells us that gender itself is "never fixed, always fluid." Butler sees gender ... on the World URL [accessed 2001] Butler, Judith (1990) Gender Trouble. Feminism and the Subversion of Identity, London: Routledge.Caffrey, A ...

(5 pages) 99 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Agency In Gender And Performativity

er that acts but only a reiterated acting that is power in its persistence and instability"� Judith Butler, Bodies That Matter.In Judith Butlers essay, Bodies That Matter, she states that the p ... ave strength rooted in familiarity not in the way they are used or viewed by those subject to them. Judith Butler simplifies the same idea when she says "sex.. derives its power through the citations ...

(5 pages) 46 0 3.5 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Postmodern Feminism

ans. 3.This short essay is concentrated around Judith Butler?s article ?Contingent Foundations: Feminism and the Question of Postmodernism. She giv ... m and feminism and how feminism recently used concepts like deconstruction to re-form its ideology. Judith Butler gives a clear prospective how deconstruction can be used in feminist theory to give it ...

(6 pages) 88 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Gender performativity

his theory for understanding sex, gender and sexuality.This essay will demonstrate the way in which Judith Butler argues that gender should be seen as a form of performativity constituted through the ... ativity makes it possible to challenge the heterosexual matrix.Gender as a form of performativityIn Judith Butler's work on queer theory she differs between sex and gender. Butler's term sex refers to ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Art Essays