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Identity Before Identity Politics - Cambridge Cultural Social Studies (Paperback)
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Identity Before Identity Politics - Cambridge Cultural Social Studies (Paperback)

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Paperback 202 Pages / Published: 20/11/2008
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In the late 1960s identity politics emerged on the political landscape and challenged prevailing ideas about social justice. These politics brought forth a new attention to social identity, an attention that continues to divide people today. While previous studies have focused on the political movements of this period, they have neglected the conceptual prehistory of this political turn. Linda Nicholson's engaging book situates this critical moment in its historical framework, analyzing the concepts and traditions of racial and gender identity that can be traced back to late eighteenth-century Europe and America. She examines how changing ideas about social identity over the last several centuries both helped and hindered successive social movements, and explores the consequences of this historical legacy for the women's and black movements of the 1960s. This insightful study will be of particular interest to students and scholars of political history, identity politics and US history.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521680486
Number of pages: 202
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"...an original framing of the rise of identity politics. Recommended." - Choice
"Identity Before Identity Politics is a richly detailed and complex text that engages both intellectual and social history, and provides a precise account of how structural and demographic change intersected with evolving ideologies." - Women's Review of Books
"Linda Nicholson's Identity before Identity Politics provides an important historical perspective on the current debates over identity politics." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Linda Alcoff, City University of New York

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