By Victoria Grace
This arguable e-book is the 1st systematic feminist studying of the paintings of Jean Baudrillard, the most pivotal figures in modern cultural idea, and is vital studying for college kids of feminist concept, sociology and cultural theory. Drawing at the complete diversity of Baudrillard's writings the writer engages in a debate with:
* the paintings of Luce Irigaray, Judith Butler and Rosi Braidotti on id, energy and desire
* the feminist quandary with 'difference' as an emancipatory construct
* writings on transgenderism and the functionality of gender
* feminist issues in regards to the objectification of women.
Through this serious engagement Grace unearths a few of the obstacles of a few modern feminist theorising round gender and id, patriarchy and tool, and in so doing bargains a fashion ahead for modern feminist thought.
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