Life Isn’t Binary: On Being Both, Beyond, and in-Between

Alex Iantaffi, Meg-John Barker

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Published: 21-05-2019

£14.99

Challenging society’s rigid and binary ways of thinking, this original work shows the limitations that binary thinking has regarding our relationships, wellbeing, sense of identity and more. Explaining how we can think and act in a less rigid manner, this fascinating book shows how life isn’t binary.

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Description

‘Barker and Iantaffi have written the book we all need for this moment in time.’ – CN LesterMuch of society’s thinking operates in a highly rigid and binary manner; something is good or bad, right or wrong, a success or a failure, and so on. Challenging this limited way of thinking, this ground-breaking book looks at how non-binary methods of thought can be applied to all aspects of life, and offer new and greater ways of understanding ourselves and how we relate to others.Using bisexual and non-binary gender experiences as a starting point, this book addresses the key issues with binary thinking regarding our relationships, bodies, emotions, wellbeing and our sense of identity and sets out a range of practices which may help us to think in more non-binary, both/and, or uncertain ways.A truly original and insightful piece, this guide encourages reflection on how we view and understand the world we live in and how we all bend, blur or break society’s binary codes.

Additional information

Weight 0.246 kg
Dimensions 24 × 136 × 214 mm
Page Count 240