"Indispensable for feminist theory.."-Hypatia "At times brilliant, always groundbreaking, "Gender Trouble is bound to make some trouble of its own."-Outweek "The most authoritative attack to date on the 'naturalness' of gender. This is a brilliant and innovative book."-Sandra Lee Bartky "A tremendously sophisticated and well-argued book, a very exciting read."-Women & Politics
About the Author
is Professor of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley. Among her books are Bodies That Matter
and Excitable Speech
, and Feminists Theorize the Political
(coedited with Joan W. Scott), all available from Routledge.