Judith Butler: * 24. February 1956 in Cleveland
Das Unbehagen der Geschlechter.
Suhrkamp, Frankfurt am Main 2003, ISBN 3-518-12433-1.
Originalausgabe: Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity.
Routledge, New York [u. a.] 1990.
Butler is an American philosopher and philologist. She also teaches at the University of California, Berkeley.
Her works are assigned to post-structuralism. Attention drew her theories on feminist thinking first in the late 1980s. "The discomfort of the sexes" later invokes the queer theory.