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Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395492-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9549-2
... ConCLusion –​ ​ racisT Jokes and The excepTional MulTiracial, or whY Transcending Blackness is a TerriBle proposiTion A​year​and​a​half​after​Barack​Obama​was​elected...
Published: 26 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390886-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9088-6
... commitments of hiv prevention. That is to say, the problematization of the drug within EXCEPTIONAL SEX 173 hiv prevention discourse does not entirely capture the shape of em- bodied concerns around this drug, and this mismatch has been the source of heated community debate. As an...
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395492-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9549-2
...​humanityIn​response,​Lewis​ saysThe​only​thing​you​know​about​being​black​is​from​a​booksuggest- ing​that​her​mixed-race​ ​body​will​always​prevent​her​from​being​authen- tically​black. ​ Immediately​after​breaking​up​with​Lewis,​Nia​takes​out​her​braids,​ The Exceptional...
Published: 01 November 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9549-2
...​reaction- ary​racial​discourse​of​the​exceptional​multiracial’s​success​because​she​ achieves​black​transcendence. The Filmic past of the Tragic Mulatta What​has​been​cinematically​written​on​the​African​American​mixed-race​ ​ woman’s​body?​The Birth of a Nation​(1915)​and​Imitation of Life​(1959...
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395492-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9549-2
... ChaPter​Four –​ ​ recursive racial TransForMaTion Selling​the​Exceptional​​ Multiracial​on​​ America’s Next Top Model The​climax​of​every​episode​of​the​popular...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385691-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8569-1
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... contends that labels such as honor killings abstract these murders from the continuum of femicides, and work as ciphers that signal the threat of Islam. Framed through the lens of Orientalism, these murders are marked as exceptional and justify the surveillance of Muslim bodies. Examining the...
Published: 31 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383901-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8390-1
... JOAN DAYAN Legal Slaves and Civil Bodies B I begin with a story, evidence of what some call the ‘‘supernatural as entry into my discussion of the sorcery of law: most instrumental when most fantastic and most violent when...
Published: 10 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386452-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8645-2
...Jennifer L. Morgan Male Travelers, Female Bodies, and the Gendering of Racial Ideology, 1500–1770 Drawing on the writings of the seventeenth-century English explorer Richard Ligon, this essay examines the preoccupation of early travel writers with the African female bodies they...
Published: 30 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395140-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9514-0
... Conclusion 183 starting point of the discussion or seen as an exception.∑ Finite analyses of the lived experiences of socialism reveal how, historically, socialism as a political practice was invested in reforming the mind, body, and soul through state...
Published: 13 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393467-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9346-7
... 6 •  noptPa ic Bodies Black Eunuchs as Guardians of the Topkapı Harem Jateen Lad The conviction that the closely guarded thresh- old of the harem is synonymous with the space 8 and body of the black eunuch finds perhaps its most candid expression...
Published: 10 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386452-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8645-2
...Tony Ballantyne and Antoinette Burton Introduction: Bodies, Empires, and World Histories e live in a world profoundly shaped by cross-cultural en- counters, slavery, colonization, and migration. These forces Whave not only been central in determining the...
Published: 10 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386452-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8645-2
... subaltern subject; it raises questions, in other words, about the viability of those very distinc- tions and in turn throws open the problem of history writing to the kind of critique that has (with the notable exception of Subaltern Studies) Bodies, Genders...
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394556-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9455-6
... INTRODUCTION Moving Bodies Reluctant Witnessing I have tried not to write about violence. It is an old cliché of anthro- pological area studies that if one wants to study kinship and politi- cal systems, one goes to Africa; hierarchy, to India; exchange...
Published: 22 January 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377009-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7700-9
... Seven Speculative Economies, Contingent Bodies Transnational Trials in China and India The business of drug testing in human subjects has undergone extensive restructuring over the past two decades. Most clinical trials, until very re- cently...
Published: 04 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393368-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9336-8
... Five B mingeco P an Am Bodies, Emotions, Subjectivity My heart is with Pan Am. It’s like your first boyfriend. All the experiences to have, we had with Pan Am. “Nisei...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399285-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9928-5
... 6 Disappearing Bodies: Writing Torture and Torture as Writing Much like the corpse, empty of its soul, representations of death refer to an absence of full meaning by signalling the presence of meaning elsewhere both...
Published: 30 August 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387053-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8705-3
... interior painted blue, appears empty except for what appears to be a rough, and uneven, residue of glue around its edges. Another, instead of a body cast, contains a painted black bone which some commentators have likened to the appearance of female genitals (F 47). Critical commentary has...
Published: 11 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384373-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8437-3
... Women 23 sexual body, male or female, is constantly at war with the laboring male body on which society depends. As Catherine Gallagher argues, ‘‘Malthus turns the body into an absolute social problem. All indi- vidual bodily states, without exception, mean trouble for the state 8 of...
Published: 07 February 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383635-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8363-5
... 2 n BACKGROUND BODIES mademoiselle angèle: My poor Céleste, beauty is nothing. It doesn’t interest men. What you have to have is vice. Ah! If you want to have vice . . . ! celeste: If you’re willing to paint and powder yourself, and shave every morning, and swing your ass...