Queer Theory, Gender Theory

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Queer Theory, Gender Theory

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.

About 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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