Integral Voices on Sex, Gender, and Sexuality: Critical Inquiries (SUNY Series in Integral Theory) (Hardcover)

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By Sarah E. Nicholson (Editor), Vanessa D. Fisher (Editor)
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This volume takes a unique approach to the question of what it is to be a gendered, sexual self in a postmodern world, offering insights informed by the Integral paradigm of theory and practice. With the inquiry into sex, gender, and sexuality having become so broad and diverse within both academia and popular culture, the Integral approach can help sift through and make sense of the cacophony of theories and agendas that seek to stake their ground in this collective conversation. Informed by the work of thinkers such as Sri Aurobindo, Gregory Bateson, Jean Gebser, Ervin Laszlo, and, most directly, Ken Wilber, the Integral approach acknowledges and works with multiple and contradictory experiences, theories, and realities. Dealing with a variety of topics, including feminism, the men's movement, sexual identity, queer history, and spirituality, the work's contributors speak from across the spectrum of personal and political backgrounds, academic and practitioner orientations, and male and female perspectives. The combination of voices aims to bring forward a more complex and integrated understanding of what it means to be woman, man, human.

About the Author


Sarah E. Nicholson teaches at the University of Western Sydney and the University of Notre Dame Australia. She is the author of The Evolutionary Journey of Woman: From the Goddess to Integral Feminism.Vanessa D. Fisher is a Canadian writer, poet, and independent scholar who received the Award for Best Academic Research and Writing at the second biennial Integral Theory conference.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781438452197
ISBN-10: 1438452195
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication Date: August 1st, 2014
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: SUNY Series in Integral Theory