What Gender Is, What Gender Does

Author: Judith Roof
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Category: Social & Political Philosophy, Popular Culture, Gender Studies, Gender Groups, Sexual Behaviour
Age Group: 15+
Book Format: Paperback

What Gender Is, What Gender Does provides a forceful new paradigm for considering genders. With depth and insight, Judith Roof demonstrates how the persistent conflation of gender and sexual difference is, on the one hand, a simple taxonomic urge and, on the other, a cover that offers the security of identity in place of the frustrations and fears of the real asymmetries of personal power dynamics.

Table Of Contents
Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. Making Over: Metamorphosis, Taxonomy, Vantage

2. Prosopopeias: Exceeding Kind

3. Temporality Still

4. Social Algebras

5. Scopic Folding, Layered Economies

6. The Fixer

7. Gender Is as Gender Does: On the Rebound

8. Spurious Displays

Conclusion

Notes

Filmography

Index
About Judith Roof
Judith Roof is William Shakespeare Chair in English at Rice University. She is the author of A Lure of Knowledge: Lesbian Sexuality and Theory, Reproductions of Reproduction: Imaging Symbolic Change, Come As You Are: Sexuality and Narrative, All about Thelma and Eve: Sidekicks and Third Wheels, and The Poetics of DNA (Minnesota, 2007).

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Artist / Author Judith Roof
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