JUDITH BUTLER is Maxine Elliot Professor of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of many books, including Giving an Account of Oneself, Precarious Life, and Gender Trouble.
"Judith Butler is quite simply one of the most probing, challenging, and influential thinkers of our time." J.M. Bernstein "It's clear that its author is still interested in stirring up trouble - academic, political and otherwise." - Bookforum"