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Published: 22 December 2005

344 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195137354

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Race, Gender, and the Self

Linda Martín Alcoff

Studies in Feminist Philosophy

  • One of the only philosophical studies of social identity and the debates over identity politics.
  • Offers an account of social identity that is attentive to both the political and the philosophical debates, and that brings the empirical work on identity movements to bear on the theoretical debates in post-structuralism.
  • A new and controversial theory that Latino identity is not simply ethnic but also racial
  • An argument against racial eliminitivism

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