Excitable Speech: A Politics of the Performative

byJudith ButlerEditorJudith Butler

Paperback | March 9, 1997

Excitable Speech: A Politics of the Performative by Judith Butler
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With the same intellectual courage with which she addressed issues of gender, Judith Butler turns her attention to speech and conduct in contemporary political life, looking at several efforts to target speech as conduct that has become subject to political debate and regulation. Reviewing hate speech regulations, anti-pornography arguments, and recent controversies about gay self-declaration in the military, Judith Butler asks whether and how language acts in each of these cultural sites.
Judith Butleris Chancellor's Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Her previous books includeGender Trouble(Routledge, 1990), andBodies That Matter(Routledge, 1993).
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Title:Excitable Speech: A Politics of the PerformativeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:200 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:200 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0.5 inPublished:March 9, 1997Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415915880

ISBN - 13:9780415915885

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