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What did Judith Butler mean by "differential axis of domination" in Gender Trouble?

What follows is pure exegesis. 1. The notion of subject In the first part of the quote, she basically shifts the notion of "subject". Subject in that context is not used as in "...
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Does the requirement to use preferred gender pronous preclude the participation of people whose faith teaches that gender cannot be changed?

Cultural conflict is sometimes unavoidable First of all, we must understand that certain views, when they became widespread and popular enough to form a culture, are not a private thing. Culture by ...
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What does gender have to do with epistemology?

I don't know the reasons of proposing you that read, but I've found this topic in a casual conversation, also related to the construction of knowledge by white people. I found the subject highly ...
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How can anything, such as a gender or sex, be said to exist?

Any category --not just sex or gender --exists because people find it useful or functional or otherwise significant. The majority of people in the world are content to accept commonly used categories ...
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Studies exploring the rationale of gender equality

Philosophy is about reasons. If you want research, then you are looking at anthropology, economics, sociology, psychology, etc. Gender equality in the workplace has hugely increased the number of ...
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What determines a person's gender identity?

There seems to be a consideration that gender is just a derivative of a set of hormones, to be controlled, manipulated, done and undone hormonally and with surgery, thereby disregarding the underlying ...
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What determines a person's gender identity?

Identity is always subjective. You are not you except to the extent that you experience you-ness. Societies try to find objective means of guaranteeing identity — they will keep records, issue ...
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