Abstract

This paper responds to the sense of "crisis" or "trouble" that dominates contemporary feminist debate about the categories of sex and gender. It argues that this perception of crisis has emerged from a fundamental confusion of theoretical and political issues concerning the implications of the sex/gender debate for political representation and agency. It explores the sense in which this confusion is manifest in a debate between Seyla Benhabib and Judith Butler.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1527-2001
Print ISSN
0887-5367
Pages
pp. 1-22
Launched on MUSE
2000-02-01
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Archived 2009
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