By Robyn Wiegman
American Anatomies takes the lengthy view: What epistemological frameworks allowed the West, from the Renaissance ahead, to schematize racial and gender alterations and to create social hierarchies in line with those variations? 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 so as to reinvigorate the dialogue of id politics. She concludes that, for extraordinarily diversified purposes, identification proves to be risky to minority and majority alike.
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American Anatomies: Theorizing Race and Gender (New Americanists) by Robyn Wiegman