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Published: 01 January 1994
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9640-6
...Freedom, Equality, Individuals, Groups, and the Struggle Between Identity and Difference ...
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By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... equality or difference social construction essentialism radical feminist theory difference feminism ...
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By E. Patrick Johnson
Published: 16 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... deviance difference marriage equality movement respectability politics ...
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By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... This piece, which has become a classic text in feminist theory, attempts to tease out a number of possible understandings of a central contradiction in contemporary feminist thinking. This recurring feminist divide goes under a variety of names: equality versus difference, minimizers versus...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... not be considered as specifically the province of women? equality or difference social construction essentialism radical feminist theory difference feminism By now, thousands of college students have read A Gender Diary. Both colleagues and students have discussed the piece with the author over...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... over the differences between the two Indias, which is central to the politics of nationalism, electoral politics, and globalization. Instead of dissolving the social hierarchies, the essay argues, the concept of sarvajan tends to accommodate them. nationalism Dalit social equality democracy...
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By Tanja Petrović
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027805-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9378-7
... and its implications for relations among young Yugoslav men brought together on military bases, as well as for relations between men’s uniformed and “ordinary” selves. Together with repetitive, standardized routines, the uniform worked as an equalizer for drastically different men, but the military...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... by combining different forms of expertise and experience both from within and from outside the social scientific fields. The resulting object of study might well be described as embedding a “civil” or “community ontology,” for the intersections of facts and values in these different knowledge communities were...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... of their gendered and sexual identities and its relationship to the state. deviance difference marriage equality movement respectability politics ...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... theories of cultural difference. It argues that postgenomic uncertainty over whether race is a fixed or malleable property of human populations makes race newly important in assessing the equally uncertain futures that neoliberal capitalism promises for working populations, especially those from elsewhere...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375111-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7511-1
... If the apartheid regime obsessed over ethnic, cultural, and racial differences, class differences have largely defined the post-apartheid era. This chapter pays particular attention to the new unfettered market capitalism, which has widened the gap between rich and poor as it promotes...
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
... truth independent of the competitive circumstances of its genesis. The same can be said of gods. This conclusion summarizes the argument that Afro-Atlantic priests offer different but equally socially situated, materially conditioned, and strategic propositions about the proper nature of social life...
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By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... the essential problem of biopolitics in contemporary life, that is, the ways different kinds of human lives are unevenly valued, despite and through liberal democratic claims that all lives are equal. exceptional bodies biopolitics military masculinity ...
Published: 07 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375029-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7502-9
... and social difference, which positions indigenous women as visible in public policy in ways that preempt their claims to agency, equality, or recognition. participatory development (pd) neoliberalism Andes governance community credit scheme ...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... and established the terms for the Indians' incorporation into the Spanish Empire. Seventeenth-century sermons and political treatises by British settlers in New England imputed humanity to indigenous peoples in terms of equal but separate sovereignties and were foundational to the construction of eighteenth...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373407-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7340-7
... The question I received most in the field was, “How does this unemployment happen?” To attempt an answer, the chapter examines the tension between two explanations for the sustained unemployment of foreign trained professionals: bureaucratic miscommunication versus bodily difference...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... on the theorizations that preceded their own. In this way, new black queer studies scholars embody the signifyin(g) tradition of African American arts and criticism—that of repetition and revision with a critical difference. Johnson synthesizes each of the nineteen essays to reflect the critical differences...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-095
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... that the equality of rights and opportunities would arrive for all. I wanted to have what others had.” In 1966, he accepted, without really knowing what it would involve, “a very diffcult and delicate task, with the risk of losing one’s life.” Less prepared than other combatants and dedicated mainly to support...
Published: 20 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375647-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7564-7
... separated. It argues the abstract promises of liberal freedom conveyed through abolition, emancipation, and the end of monopoly, often obscure their embeddedness within colonial conditions, and traces social differences, such as race, as enduring remainders of colonial processes through which “the human...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
...), but how to engage them strategically so as to leverage equality and inclusion to political ends. state civil society popular associations participatory budgeting Brazil This essay critically engages the apparent paradox of the adoption of participation by mainstream institutions. It offers...