J. Butler
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Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity
J. Butler
Sociology, Art
1990
Preface (1999) Preface (1990) 1. Subjects of Sex/Gender/Desire I. 'Women' as the Subject of Feminism II. The Compulsory Order of Sex/Gender/Desire III. Gender: The Circular Ruins of Contemporary… Expand
17,307 Citations
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Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence
J. Butler
Psychology
2004
Written after September 11, 2001, in response to the conditions of heightened vulnerability and aggression that have prevailed since then, Judith Butler critiques the use of violence and argues for a… Expand
4,032 Citations
339
Excitable Speech. A Politics of the Performative
J. Butler
Psychology
1997
Excitable Speech: A Politics of the Performative inquires into the status of speech as conduct from the perpective of social theories of discourse. In a critical encounter with the work of Catharine… Expand
3,664 Citations
313
The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection
J. Butler
Psychology
1997
Introduction 1. Stubborn attachment, bodily subjection 2. Circuits and bad conscience 3. Subjection, resistance, resignification 4. 'Conscience doth make subjects of us all' 5. Melancholy… Expand
2,827 Citations
276
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Giving an Account of Oneself
J. Butler
Sociology
25 February 2004
What does it mean to lead a moral life?In her first extended study of moral philosophy, Judith Butler offers a provocative outline for a new ethical practice-one responsive to the need for critical… Expand
2,188 Citations
194
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Bodies That Matter On The Discursive Limits Of Sex
J. Butler
Physics
1993
In Bodies That Matter, renowned theorist and philosopher Judith Butler argues that theories of gender need to return to the most material dimension of sex and sexuality: the body. Butler offers a… Expand
1,901 Citations
184
Bodies That Matter
J. Butler
Sociology
1993
2,535 Citations
176
Frames of War: When Is Life Grievable?
J. Butler
Psychology
19 May 2009
This is a profound exploration of the current wars, looking at violence, gender and different forms of resistance. In "Frames of War", Judith Butler explores the media's portrayal of state violence,… Expand
1,697 Citations
115
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Bodies that matter : on the discursive limits of sex
J. Butler
Psychology
1 May 1995
Preface Acknowledgements Part 1: 1. Bodies that Matter 2. The Lesbian Phallus and the Morphological Imaginary 3. Phantasmatic Identification and the Assumption of Sex 4. Gender is Burning: Questions… Expand
6,250 Citations
84
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Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly
J. Butler
Sociology
17 November 2015
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… Expand
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