Judith Butler is a philosopher and distinguished professor at the University of California, Berkeley. They are the author of several books, including Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity; Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of “Sex”; and The Force of Nonviolence: An Ethico-Political Bind. Their newest book, Who’s Afraid of Gender?, confronts the attacks on “gender” that have become central to right-wing movements today. It offers us a hopeful work of social and political analysis that is both timely and timeless. In addition to their numerous academic honors and publications, Butler has published editorials and reviews in a wide range of journals and newspapers, including The Guardian, the New Statesman, The Nation, Time, and the London Review of Books, and they have been featured on radio programs and podcasts throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, Central and South Asia, and South Africa.
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