Item description for After Identity by Jonathan Rutherford...
Returning to a theme on whichthe authorhas written widely, this volume focuses on identity as the means by which individuals struggle to give themselves meaning and representation and analyzes its historic struggles,in particular thoseagainst racism, misogyny, and homophobia. Through a series of essays---on individuality, race and asylum, identity and history, masculinity and war, ecological ethics, and ageing---thebookexplores some of the ethical resources that might help an engagement with the current predicaments of identity.The author argues thatsociety needs a better account of howto define human beings and of the changing dynamic between individuality and society, through which identities are made and remade.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.3" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2007
Publisher Lawrence And Wishart Ltd
ISBN 190500740X ISBN13 9781905007400
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More About Jonathan Rutherford
Jonathan Rutherford is professor of cultural studies at Middlesex University-London. He is the editor of "Soundings" magazine and author or editor of many books, including "Identity: Community," "Culture, Difference "and "Male Order: Unwrapping Masculinity."
Jonathan Rutherford currently resides in the state of Massachusetts.