Fantasy and Life on the Sexual Margins – Judith Butler’s Engagement with Fantasy in the Political Field and the Process of Becoming Human

Jenzen, Olu (2006) Fantasy and Life on the Sexual Margins – Judith Butler’s Engagement with Fantasy in the Political Field and the Process of Becoming Human In: ’There Is No Politics without Fantasy’: Gender, Sexuality and Cultural Studies in Law, 19-20 April 2006, Keele University, UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This paper explores the function of fantasy in the work of Judith Butler and, more specifically, fantasy in relation to her thinking on identity, the category of the human, and kinship with the view to situate Butler’s encouragement of resignification as a means of instituting political change.

Item Type:Contribution to conference proceedings in the public domain ( Full Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Judith Butler; fantasy; political change; political agency; identity; the category of the human; kinship; ontological intelligibility; dissident sexuality; gender; social justice
Subjects:L000 Social Sciences > L200 Politics
L000 Social Sciences > L900 Cultural Studies
Faculties:Faculty of Arts > School of Arts and Media
ID Code:8834
Deposited By:Olu Jenzen
Deposited On:15 Jul 2011 09:27
Last Modified:15 Jul 2011 09:27

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