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Reconstructs the origin of the sex/gender debate and the phases of theorization through a systematic, interdisciplinary approach
Provides a conceptual clarification of a complex debate, enabling the reader to understand and acquire a critical awareness of delicate and relevant issues
Critically analyses of the evolution of sex/gender law within an international framework
This book is an introductory systematic framework in the complex and interdisciplinary sex/gender debate, focusing on philosophy of law.The volume analyses the different theories that have dealt with the gender category, highlighting the conceptual premises and the arguments of the most influential theories in the debate, which have had repercussions on the field of the ethical and juridical debate (with reference to intersexuality, transsexualism, transgender, homosexuality). The aim is to offer a sort of conceptual orientation in the complexity of the debate, in an effort to identify the various aspects and development processes of the theories, so as to highlight the conceptual elements of the theorisations to grasp the problem areas within them. It is therefore an overall synthetic and also explicative analysis, but not only explicative: the aim is to outline the arguments supporting the different theories and the counter-arguments too, for the purpose of proposing categories to weigh up the elements and to take one’s own critical stance, with a methodological style that is neither descriptive nor prescriptive, but critical.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Core Gender Identity - D. Haraway: Cyborgs - Dialectic Of The Sexes - Equality/Difference and Sex/Gender - European Legislations on Gender - European Regulations on Gender - Freud and the Theory of Gender Identity - Freud's Contribution to Gender Identity - From Equality/Difference to Sex/Gender - Gender Between Equality ad Non Discrimination - Gender Between Modern and Postmodern - Gender as A Social Construction - Gender as Cultural Construction - Gender: From Theory to Law - Identity ad Equality inSexual Difference - Intersections of Gender - J. Butler: Undoing Gender - Oppression as a Matter of Gender - Philosophical Paths of Feminism - Post-Gender and Post-Queer - Reasons For Sexual Binarism - Sex Questions Nature and Culture - Sex/Gender and a Cultural Construction - Sex/Gender as a Social Construction - Sexual Revolution - T. De Lauretis: Sui Generis - The Plasticity of Gender - The Sexual Revolution - Un-Doing Gender - Women Are Like Men - nternational Declarations and Provisions on Gender