By Wendy Cealey Harrison,John Hood-Williams
`Beyond intercourse and Gender is going past such a lot texts now not easily within the diversity of authors mentioned, but additionally within the approach during which it makes a thorough departure from the terminology of "sex" and "gender". it is a advanced and tough paintings, which works past problems with gender to issues of deeper mysteries of language, embodiment and social figuring out. Wendy Cealey Harrison's remedy of an astonishingly various variety of authors is important, within the most sensible feel, and beneficiant. The e-book is devoted to its co-author, John Hood-Williams who was once killed in a street twist of fate in 1999; it's a valuable memorial' - David H J Morgan, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, collage of Manchester
The imperative argument of this booklet is that the sex/gender contrast is invalid and has to be transcended. To this finish, the paintings of Foucault, Connell, Goffman, Garfinkel, Butler, Freud, Derrida, Saussure, Lacquer and Kessler and McKenna is woven right into a wealthy and compelling set of arguments. The sex/gender contrast is attacked for generating a chain of irresolvable traps. despite the fact that a lot one attempts to imagine one's manner out of the dichotomy, one finally ends up being suckered again into its imponderables and blind alleys. The ebook makes an attempt to comprehensively reorientate the sphere and redefine the terrain.