The Politics of Everybody: Feminism, Queer Theory, and by Assistant Professor Holly Lewis

By Assistant Professor Holly Lewis

The Politics of Everybody examines the creation and upkeep of the phrases 'man', 'woman', and 'other' in the present political second; the contradictions of those different types and the customers of a Marxist method of praxis for queer our bodies. Few thinkers have tried to reconcile queer and Marxist research. those that have suggest the main contested web site to be that of desire/sexual expression. This emphasis on hope, Lewis argues, is symptomatic of the neoliberal undertaking and has resulted in a endured fascination with the politics of id. by way of arguing that Marxist research is in truth most dear to gender politics in the enviornment of physique construction, categorization and exclusion Lewis develops a conception of gender and the sexed physique that's wedded to the realities of a capitalist political economy.

Boldly calling for a brand new, materialist queer concept, Lewis defines a politics of liberation that's either intersectional, transnational, and level-headed in lived experience.

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