By Robyn Wiegman
American Anatomies takes the lengthy view: What epistemological frameworks allowed the West, from the Renaissance ahead, to schematize racial and gender adjustments and to create social hierarchies in response to those modifications? How have these epistemological regimes changed—and now not changed—over time? the place are we now? With painstaking care, political ardour, and highbrow bold, Wiegman analyzes the organic and cultural bases of racial and gender bias with a view to reinvigorate the dialogue of id politics. She concludes that, for terribly various purposes, identification proves to be harmful to minority and majority alike.
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American Anatomies: Theorizing Race and Gender (New Americanists) by Robyn Wiegman