Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Identity and Difference by Kathryn Woodward

This text outlines the challenge presented by key debates on identity to central questions of gender, sexuality, embodiment, health, "race" and nation. It includes discussion of: the importance of identity and difference in the contemporary world at multiple levels - global, local and personal; the ways in which identities are constructed for and by individuals; notions of the fixity of identity and difference; explanations of identity and difference from essentialist, social constructionist, psychoanalytic, feminist and discursive approaches; and the complexity of contemporary identities through a range of examples including popular discourses of motherhood, ideas of the healthy body and diaspora identities.

Buy Identity and Difference by Kathryn Woodward from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780761954347
ISBN-10: 0761954341
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 24-Mar-1997
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Identity and Difference by Kathryn Woodward

Book Reviews - Identity and Difference by Kathryn Woodward

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Identity and Difference book by Kathryn Woodward and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Kathryn Woodward

Kathryn Woodward is a Regional Staff Tutor for Sociology for The Open University CONTRIBUTORS Susan Benson University of Cambridge Paul Gilroy Goldsmiths College University of London Lynne Segal Middlesex University Chris Shilling University of Portsmouth