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Identities by Kwame Anthony Appiah
Book DescriptionThe study of identity crosses all disciplinary borders to address such issues as the multiple interactions of race, class and gender in feminist, lesbian and gay studies, postcolonialism and globalization, and the interrelation of nationalism and ethnicity in ethnic and area studies. The work aims to disrupt the discourse of identity by exploring the formation of identities and problem of subjectivity. Scholars in literary criticism, anthropology, sociology and philosophy explore such topics as "Gypsies" in the Western imagination, the mobilization of the West in Chinese television, the lesbian identity and the woman's gaze in fashion photography, and the regulation of black women's bodies in early 20th-century urban areas. This collection of 20 articles brings together work by Michael Gorra and Judith Butler among others.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226284392
(230mm x 150mm x 25mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 7-Mar-1996
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Kwame Anthony Appiah
Lines of Descent, Hardback (February 2014)
W. E. B. Du Bois never felt so at home as when he was a student in Berlin. Germany was the first place white people had treated him as an equal. But anti-Semitism was prevalent, and Du Bois' challenge, says Kwame Anthony Appiah, was to take the best of German intellectual life without its parochialism--to steal the fire without getting burned.
Honor Code, Paperback (October 2011)
"[Appiah's] work reveals the heart and sensitivity of a novelist...Fascinating, erudite and beautifully written."-The New York Times Book Review
Encyclopedia of Africa, Paperback (May 2010)» View all books by Kwame Anthony Appiah
"The Encyclopedia of Africa focuses on African history and culture with articles that cover prominent individuals, events, trends, places, political movements, art forms, business and trade, religions, ethnic groups, organizations, and countries throughout Africa"--Provided by publisher.
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