By Victoria Grace
This debatable booklet is the 1st systematic feminist interpreting of the paintings of Jean Baudrillard, probably the most pivotal figures in modern cultural idea, and is vital studying for college kids of feminist conception, sociology and cultural theory. Drawing at the complete diversity of Baudrillard's writings the writer engages in a debate with:
* the paintings of Luce Irigaray, Judith Butler and Rosi Braidotti on identification, energy and desire
* the feminist drawback with 'difference' as an emancipatory construct
* writings on transgenderism and the functionality of gender
* feminist matters concerning the objectification of women.
Through this serious engagement Grace unearths many of the boundaries of a few modern feminist theorising round gender and identification, patriarchy and tool, and in so doing bargains a fashion ahead for modern feminist thought.
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Baudrillard's Challenge: A Feminist Reading by Victoria Grace