75+ Judith Butler quotes


Judith Butler Quotes
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Name: Judith Butler Find on Amazon India: Link
Nationality: AmericanFind on Amazon: Link
Profession: Philosopher
Born: 24-Feb-1956 

It seems, though, that historically we have now reached a position in which Jews cannot legitimately be understood always and only as presumptive victims.

I would say that I’m a feminist theorist before I’m a queer theorist or a gay and lesbian theorist.

There is no original or primary gender a drag imitates, but gender is a kind of imitation for which there is no original.

There is no gender identity behind the expressions of gender… identity is performatively constituted by the very ‘expressions’ that are said to be its results.

The point is not to stay marginal, but to participate in whatever network of marginal zones is spawned from other disciplinary centers and which, together, constitute a multiple displacement of those authorities.

Race and class are rendered distinct analytically only to produce the realization that the analysis of the one cannot proceed without the other. A different dynamic it seems to me is at work in the critique of new sexuality studies.

Sexual harassment law is very important. But I think it would be a mistake if the sexual harassment law movement is the only way in which feminism is known in the media.

I think that every sexual position is fundamentally comic.


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