The Resource Object lessons, Robyn Wiegman

Object lessons, Robyn Wiegman

Label
Object lessons
Title
Object lessons
Statement of responsibility
Robyn Wiegman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A passionate advocate of identity studies and a keen reader of U.S. institutional politics, Robyn Wiegman turns her attention in Object Lessons to the critical practices and political ambitions of identity-based fields. In a series of case studies drawn from women s studies, queer studies, ethnic studies, and American studies, she examines the unspoken belief that better theory will produce progressive social change in order to consider the political desire that fuels current scholarly debate. Her metacritical analysis is neither a defense nor a dismissal of such political commitment but
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Cataloging source
AZN
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Wiegman, Robyn
Index
index present
LC call number
HM480
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Next wave
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Critical theory
  • Feminist theory
  • Queer theory
  • Group identity
  • Race
  • Whites
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
  • Critical theory
  • Feminist theory
  • Group identity
  • Queer theory
  • Race
  • Whites
Label
Object lessons, Robyn Wiegman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-389) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Doing justice with objects (or, the "progress" of gender) -- Telling time (when feminism and queer theory diverge) -- The political conscious (Whiteness studies and the paradox of particularity) -- Refusing identification (Americanist pursuits of global non-complicity) -- Critical kinship (universal aspirations and intersectional judgments) -- The vertigo of critique (rethinking heteronormativity)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 398 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822394945
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)774400101
  • (OCoLC)ocn774400101
Label
Object lessons, Robyn Wiegman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-389) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Doing justice with objects (or, the "progress" of gender) -- Telling time (when feminism and queer theory diverge) -- The political conscious (Whiteness studies and the paradox of particularity) -- Refusing identification (Americanist pursuits of global non-complicity) -- Critical kinship (universal aspirations and intersectional judgments) -- The vertigo of critique (rethinking heteronormativity)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 398 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822394945
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)774400101
  • (OCoLC)ocn774400101

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