Visible identities:race, gender, and the self/Linda Martın Alcoff. p. cm.—(Studies in feminist philosophy). Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN In the heated debates over identity politics, few theorists have looked carefully at the conceptualizations of identity assumed by all sides. Visible. PDF | On Mar 1, , David Ingram and others published Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self by Linda Alcoff.
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In the heated debates over identity politics, few theorists have looked carefully at the conceptualizations of identity assumed by all sides. Visible Identities fills this gap.
Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self – Oxford Scholarship
Identities are historical formations and their political implications are open to interpretation. But identities such as race and gender also have a powerful visual and material aspect that eliminativists and social constructionists often underestimate. Visible Identities offers a careful analysis of the political and philosophical worries about identity and argues that these worries are neither supported by the empirical data nor grounded in realistic understandings of what identities are.
In several chapters she looks specifically at Latino identity as well, including its relationship to concepts of race, the specific forms of anti-Latino racism, and the politics of mestizo or hybrid identity. Identities Real and Imagined Introduction: The Pathologizing of Identity.
Gender Identity and Gender Differences 5. The Identity Crisis in Feminist Theory. The Metaphysics of Gender and Sexual Difference.
Racialized Identities and Racist Subjects 7. A Phenomenology of Racial Embodiment. Racism and Visible Race.
Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self
Latinos and the Categories of Race. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Academic Skip to main content.
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Oxford Scholarship Online This book is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online – view abstracts and keywords at book and chapter level. Offers an account of social identity that is attentive to both the political and the philosophical debates, and that brings the empirical work on identity movements to bear on the theoretical debates in post-structuralism.
A new and controversial theory that Latino identity is not simply ethnic but also racial An argument against racial eliminitivism.
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