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Butler, Judith 1956-

Works: 738 works in 2,277 publications in 5 languages and 61,776 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Contributor, Commentator, wat, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Honoree, Collector, wpr, Dedicatee, Performer, Publishing director, win, 001, wst
Classifications: HQ1190, 305.3
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Judith Butler
Gender trouble : feminism and the subversion of identity by Judith Butler( )

118 editions published between 1989 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 5,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butler examines the 'trouble' with unproblematized appeals to sex/gender identities. She challenges a variety of psychological assumptions about what it means to be a gender and gives re-readings of Lacan, Freud, and Kristeva
What's left of theory? : new work on the politics of literary theory by Judith Butler( )

22 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For several years, a debate on the politics of theory has been conducted within literary studies. Questions covered include what is meant by politics, and does literature remain the same after theory? This text outlines the main arguments and isses
Undoing gender by Judith Butler( )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butler addresses the regulation of sexuality and gender that takes place in psychology, aesthetics, and social policy. These essays deepen her treatment of issues introduced by earlier work on the relationship between power and the body, the meaning & purpose of the incest taboo, and the problems of kinship
Bodies that matter : on the discursive limits of "sex" by Judith Butler( Book )

54 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Bodies That Matter, Judith Butler further develops her distinctive theory of gender by examining the workings of power at the most "material" dimensions of sex and sexuality. Deepening the inquiries she began in Gender Trouble, Butler offers an original reformulation of the materiality of bodies, examining how the power of heterosexual hegemony forms the "matter" of bodies, sex, and gender. Butler argues that power operates to constrain "sex" from the start, delimiting what counts as a viable sex. She offers a clarification of the notion of "performativity" introduced in Gender Trouble and explores the meaning of a citational politics. The text includes readings of Plato, Irigaray, Lacan, and Freud on the formation of materiality and bodily boundaries; "Paris is Burning," Nella Larsen's "Passing," and short stories by Willa Cather; along with a reconsideration of "performativity" and politics in feminist, queer, and radical democratic theory"--Publisher's website
What does a Jew want? : on binationalism and other specters by Udi Aloni( )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the hopes of promoting justice, peace, and solidarity for and with the Palestine people, Udi Aloni confronts the core issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
The question of gender : Joan W. Scott's critical feminism by Judith Butler( )

12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How has the study of gender independently or in conjunction with other axes of difference - such as race, class, and sexuality - inflected existing fields of study and created new ones? To what extent has this concept modified or been modified by related paradigms such as women's and queer studies? With what discursive politics does the term engage, and with what effects? In what settings, and through what kinds of operations and transformations, can gender remain a useful category in the twenty-first century?"--Back cover
The power of religion in the public sphere by Judith Butler( )

18 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains essays and dialogues in which philosophers Judith Butler, Jürgen Habermas, Charles Taylor, and Cornel West discuss the role of religion in public life
Subjects of desire : Hegelian reflections in twentieth-century France by Judith Butler( )

45 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 1,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This now classic work by one of the most important philosophers and critics of our time charts the trajectory of desire: its genesis from Hegel's formulation in Phenomenology of Spirit through its appropriation by Kojeve, Hyppolite, Sartre, Lacan, Deleuze, and Foucault. Subjects of Desire provides a sophisticated account of the post-Hegelian tradition that has predominated in modern France and that remains relevant to contemporary debates concerning desire, the unconscious subjection, and the subject."--BOOK JACKET
Antigone's claim : kinship between life and death by Judith Butler( )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Antigone, the renowned insurgent from Sophocle's Oedipus, has long been a feminist icon of defiance. But what has remained unclear is whether she escapes from the forms of power that she opposes. Antigone proves to be a more ambivalent figure for feminism than has been acknowledged, since the form of defiance she exemplifies also leads to her death. Butler argues that Antigone represents a form of feminist and sexual agency that is fraught with risk. Moreover, Antignone shows how the constraints of normative kinship unfairly decide what will and will not be a liveable life."--BOOK JACKET
Giving an account of oneself by Judith Butler( )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an outline for a new ethical practice - one responsive to the need for critical autonomy and grounded in a new sense of the human subject. The author demonstrates how difficult it is to give an account of oneself, and how this lack of self-transparency and narratibility is crucial to an ethical understanding of the human
Notes toward a performative theory of assembly by Judith Butler( )

29 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Judith Butler elucidates the dynamics of public assembly under prevailing economic and political conditions, analyzing what they signify and how. Understanding assemblies as plural forms of perfomative action, Butler extends her theory of performativity to argue that precarity - the destruction of the conditions of livability - has been a galvanizing force and theme in today's highly visible protests."--Provided by publisher
Who sings the nation-state? : language, politics, belonging by Judith Butler( )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is contained in a state has become ever more plural while the boundaries of a state have become ever more fluid. In a world of migration and shifting allegiances - caused by cultural, economic, military and climatic change - the state is a more provisional place and its inhabitants, more stateless." "This spirited and engaging conversation, between two of America's foremost critics and two of the most influential theorists of the last decade, ranges widely across what Enlightenment and key contemporary philosophers have to say about the state, who exercises power in today's world, whether we can have a right to rights, the past, present, and future of the state in a time of globalization, and even what the singing of the "Star Spangled Banner" in Spanish says about the complex world we live in today."--Jacket
Parting ways : Jewishness and the critique of Zionism by Judith Butler( )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, the provocative theorist argues for the separation of Jewishness from Zionism, engaging a number of thinkers who offer important resources for thinking about dispossession, state violence, and possibilities of cohabitation
Excitable speech : a politics of the performative by Judith Butler( Book )

38 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and German and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excitable Speech examines the issue of the threatening action of words. Negotiating the work of Austin, Derrida and Bourdieu, Butler offers a theory of the political performativity of language and illuminates the efficacy of injurious language
Reification : a new look at an old idea by Axel Honneth( )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In these original and imaginative essays, delivered as the Tanner Lectures at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2005, the distinguished third-generation Frankfurt School philosopher Axel Honneth attempts to rescue the concept of reification by recasting it in the terms of the philosophy of recognition he has been developing over the past two decades." "Three distinguished political and social theorists - Judith Butler, Raymond Geuss, and Jonathan Lear - respond with hard questions about the central anthropological premise of Honneth's argument: the assumption that prior to cognition there is a fundamental experience of intersubjective recognition that can provide a normative standard by which current social relations can be judged wanting. Honneth listens carefully to their criticisms and provides a powerful defense of his position."--Jacket
Understanding inequality : the intersection of race/ethnicity, class, and gender by Barbara A Arrighi( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the age of globalization and New Media unite disparate groups of people in new ways, the continual transformation and interconnections between ethnicity, class, and gender become increasingly complex. This reader, comprised of a diverse array of sources ranging from the New York Times to the journals of leading research universities, explores these issues as systems of stratification that work to reinforce one another. Understanding Inequality provides students and academics with the basic hermeneutics for considering new thought on ethnicity, class, and gender in the 21st century
Feminists theorize the political by Judith Butler( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The use of "theory" in feminist analysis has been said to threaten feminism as a political force. This collection of work by leading feminist scholars engages with the question of the political status of poststructuralism theory within feminism. Against the view that the use of post-structuralism necessarily weakens feminism, 'Feminists Theorize the Political' affirms the contemporary debate over theory as politically rich and consequential. In laying the theoretical groundwork for the volume, Butler and Scott posed a number of questions to prominent legal scholars, literary critics, philosophers, political theorists, historians, and cultural theorists. The essays do not settle the questions but generate new and productive directions for them. The volume as a whole valorizes the unsettling power and politics of theory. The essays in 'Feminists Theorize the Political' speak to the questions that emerge from the convergence of feminism and poststructuralism: What happens to feminist critique when traditional foundations--experience, history, universal norms--are called into question? Can feminist theory problematize the notion of the subject without losing its political effectivity? Which version of the subject is to questioned, and how does that questioning open up possibilities for reformulating agency, power, and sites of political resistance? What are the consequences of a specifically feminist reformulation of difference? What are the uses and limits of a poststructuralist critique of binary logic for the theorization of racial and class differences, the position of the subaltern? This anthology represents a diverse array of theoretical work within feminist theory with strong political stakes. Although not all of the authors subscribe to poststructuralism, (and few would concede post-structuralism is a monolithic enterprise), each offers an innovative feminist analysis that is in some way motivated in and by the poststructuralist challenge. 'Feminists Theorize The Political' addresses a range of feminist concerns, including productive freedom, anti-discrimination law, rape, and formulating power in terms of exclusion, difference and hierarchy."--Source unknown
Precarious life : the powers of mourning and violence by Judith Butler( Book )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2020 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this profound appraisal of post-September 11, 2001 America, Judith Butler considers the conditions of heightened vulnerability and aggression that followed from the attack, and the US government's decision to retaliate. She critiques the use of violence that has emerged as a response to loss, and argues that the dislocation of first-world privilege offers instead a chance to imagine a world in which that violence might be minimized, and in which interdependency becomes acknowledged as the basis for a global political community."--Jacket
Senses of the subject by Judith Butler( )

22 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book brings together a group of Judith Butler's philosophical essays written over two decades that elaborate her reflections on the roles of the passions in subject formation through an engagement with Hegel, Kierkegaard, Descartes, Spinoza, Malebranche, Merleau-Ponty, Freud, Irigaray, and Fanon. Drawing on her early work on Hegelian desire and her subsequent reflections on the psychic life of power and the possibility of self-narration, this book considers how passions such as desire, rage, love, and grief are bound up with becoming a subject within specific historical fields of power
What is a people? by Alain Badiou( )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction : This People Which Is Not One / Bruno Bosteels -- Twenty-Four Notes on the Uses of the Word "People" / Alain Badiou -- You Said "Popular"? / Pierre Bourdieu -- "We, the People" : Thoughts on Freedom of Assembly / Judith Butler -- To Render Sensible / Georges Didi-Huberman -- The People and the Third People / Sadri Khiari -- The Populism That Is Not to Be Found / Jacques Ranciere -- Conclusion : Fragile Collectivities, Imagined Sovereignties / Kevin Olson
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Gender trouble : feminism and the subversion of identity
What's left of theory? : new work on the politics of literary theoryUndoing genderBodies that matter : on the discursive limits of "sex"The question of gender : Joan W. Scott's critical feminismThe power of religion in the public sphereSubjects of desire : Hegelian reflections in twentieth-century FranceAntigone's claim : kinship between life and deathGiving an account of oneself
Alternative Names
Batler, Džudit

Batlere, Džūdita, 1956-

Beo Teul Leo, Ju Di Seu 1956-

Butler, J. 1956-

Butler, J. P. 1956-

Butler, Judith.

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Butler, Judith P.

Butler Judith P. 1956-....

Butler, Judith R.

Džudit Batler

Iuditha Butler philosopha et feminista Americana

Ju Di Seu Beo Teul Leo 1956-

Judita Butler

Judith Butler American philosopher and gender theorist

Judith Butler Amerikaans filosofe

Judith Butler amerikai filozófus

Judith Butler amerikansk professor i retorik och litteraturvetenskap

Judith Butler filósofa estadounidense

Judith Butler filòsofa estatunidenca

Judith Butler filosofa statunitense

Judith Butler philosophe et militante américaine

Judith Butler socjolog

Judith Butler US-amerikanische Philosophin, Hochschullehrerin und Autorin

Judith Butlerová

Pŏt'ŭllŏ, ChuTisŭ 1956-

Τζούντιθ Μπάτλερ

Батлер Дж.

Батлер Джудит

Джудит Батлер

Джудит Батлер Америка философы

Джудит Бътлър

Джудіт Батлер

Джудіт Батлер американська філософиня, теоретикиня гендеру

Џудит Батлер

Ջուդիթ Բաթլեր

בטלר, ג'ודית 1956-

ג'ודית באטלר

جوديث بتلر

جودیت باتلر نویسنده و فیلسوف آمریکایی

जूडिथ बट्लर

ਜੂਡਿਥ ਬਟਲਰ

ஜூடித் பட்லர்

ജൂഡിത്ത് ബട്‌ലർ

ჯუდით ბატლერი

버틀러, 주디스 1956-

버틀러, 주디스 P. 1956-

버틀러, 쥬디스 P. 1956-

주디스 버틀러 미국의 철학자, 젠더 이론가


バトラー, ジュディス


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