Judith Butler’s Concept of Performativity

Claiming that “Identity is performatively constituted”, Judith Butler in her path breaking Gender Trouble (1990) formulated a postmodernist notion of gender, in line with the deconstructive ethos and contradictory to the traditional notion’ , that genders are fixed categories. Butler defined gender as a social role performed/enacted by the individuals, and validated and accepted by… Read More Judith Butler’s Concept of Performativity