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Published: 11 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394945-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9494-5
... SIX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Th e Vertigo of Critique Rethinking Heteronormativity While intersectionality serves as a signal fi gure for po liti cal...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373162-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7316-2
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374749-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7474-9
..., iterative practices, and routinized procedures for crunching and reporting data on crime. Heterosexual violence against women is emphasized and rendered into a social problem, whereas the numbers for Section 377 are deliberately omitted. Rather than heteronormativity, this difference is attributed to the...
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By Jyoti Puri
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7474-9
... than heteronormativity, this difference is attributed to the institution’s subjective concerns with ensuring the biopolitical welfare of the population. Taking issue with the neglect of sexuality in theories of the biopolitical while emphasizing the connections between biopolitics and sexuality leads...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
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By Anand Pandian
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375166-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7516-6
... This chapter describes two overseas song shoots, in Switzerland and Dubai, taking the queer relationship between love and landscape in Indian cinema as a way of contesting its heteronormativity. ...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... unacceptably heteronormative, recognizing only some bonds as biologically real and disallowing/ignoring the materiality of bonds that do not follow heteronormative patterns. Contesting the misrecognition and erasure of nonheteronormative bonds, this chapter considers how kinships can be affective, biologically...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... Kaila Aida Story examines the consequences of presenting identity as an “either/or” or “and/or” dichotomy through the visual and rhetorical strategies of the “return to marriage and respectability” platforms of black heteronormativity and the whitening and sanitizing platforms of the marriage...
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374831-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7483-1
... dissuades subjects from complicity in reinscribing gender binary, the former accentuates the creative use of complicity in the heteronormative capitalist economy as key to strengthen queer disruption and trans social change. The chapter distinguishes between two interpenetrating modes of morphing...
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... biological purity, cultural sanctimoniousness, and socially engineered heteronormativity by creating music that confronts normative concepts of how listeners and performers make sense of what they hear and feel. Her composition is a recombinant admixture of the transparently decipherable and the plural, the...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374251-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7425-1
... draw on Buddhist concepts. Thus the trope of Buddhist melancholia furnishes a convention that in mainstream film figures nationalist heteronormativity. This chapter demonstrates how the temporal incongruity of haunting can be made available to feminist interpretation. When Buddhist stories highlight...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... ground his theorization of the insidious regime of “heteroperpetuity,” which he defines as encompassing a range of political imperatives, social arrangements, and cultural practices and productions mobilized to protect and perpetuate heteronormative dominion. Highlighting its hegemony over black drag...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... released an autobiography in the 1950s to announce her embrace of femininity and heterosexuality. Ziegler reads Bentley’s announcement of heteronormativity through “sissy play”—a type of BDSM role play in which a male embodies hyperfeminine attributes. Although Bentley did not identify as male, Ziegler...
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... that will last beyond Walter Reed. The chapter looks at how this relationship is made part of practices of rehabilitation and daily living at Walter Reed and connects the importance of heteronormative domestic forms of life there to the broader social forces that make the relationship of husband and...
Published: 16 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371854-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7185-4
... families, the church, and heteronormativity in order to historically situate the homophobia that fuels Audrey’s rejection of Alike. Presenting Black Butch  •  229 Homosexuality­ and the Black Church in Pariah Unlike the interracial love story that is at...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393856-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9385-6
... often been measured and judged according to stan- dards associated with either of these two categories for men. The juxtaposition of these seemingly disparate identities in a heteronormative—or, in the case of Firme, hypermasculine—cultural landscape proves to be a productive site for conducting...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385868-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8586-8
... heteronormative. On the whole, the tradition that this book maps moves from less inclusive to more inclusive models of the subject, but these increasingly complex models do not—at least not now—reflect the textual politics of most African diasporic fiction today. Like their white...
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By Carla Freccero
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387169-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8716-9
... ndex Abraham, Nicolas, 86, 137n.51 Bersani, Leo, 99–100, 115n.29, aids epidemic, heteronormative 143n.87 construction of, 79–80 binary oppositions, in queer allegory: ethnographic, 141n.73; theory, 18, 114n.21 Jameson’s discussion of, 135n.31 ‘‘bi-sexed’’ imagery of Eliza...
Published: 28 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384380-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8438-0
... images, whole discourses This insight, along with a social constructiv- ist approach to meaning, grounds this essay. It is also used to militate against ethnocentric readings of the subjects who appear in this text. Thai, with its own particular history and myths of heteronormality, is marked by...