Introduction Part 1: Terms of Political Analysis 1. Power/Sex/Gender 2. Performativity/Citationality 3. The Body Part 2: Theories of the Political 4. Normative Violence 5. Political Ontology Part 3: The Politics of Heteronormativity 6. Kinship Trouble 7. Subversion
Samuel A. Chambers is Senior Lecturer in Politics at Swansea University, where he teaches political theory and cultural politics. He writes broadly in contemporary thought, including work on language, culture, and the politics of gender and sexuality. Terrell Carver is Professor of Political Theory at the University of Bristol, UK. He has published extensively on theoretical issues relevant to sex, gender and sexuality.