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Published: 12 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386414-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8641-4
... arrested several men who worked as outreach workers for a nongovernmental organi- zation (ngo) called Bharosa Trust. Bharosa was organized to conduct what in the aids world is known as prevention research and to provide aids preven- tion information and counseling to males who have sex with other males...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396987-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9698-7
... among the three groups. To maximize consistency (though only relatively, since, as we have seen, officials were not always successful in their attempts to create a consistent classification system) and because color is mentioned infre- IMPORTANCE OF COLOR IN SEX AND MARRIAGE...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398578-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9857-8
... Melodrama, Sex, and Nation in Latin America's Fin de Siglo FRANCINE MASIELLO Gossip and public opinion come to playa distinguished role in Latin American narrative of the last fin de siglo. The gossip colum• nist, the reporter, and the intrusive neighbor take a central...
Published: 06 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393788-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9378-8
... rough male clothing” (10). But he quickly discovered that “some of the loveliest women in the world were lesbians, and were, ironically, appealing sex symbols on stage and screen to millions of unsuspecting males who didn’t even begin to realize they were worshiping at a false shrine” (10...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397649-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9764-9
... JENNIFER DOYLE Tricks of the Trade: Pop Art /Pop Sex Love and sex are a business.-Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy WarhoP INTRODUCTION • f we take him at his word, Andy...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398639-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9863-9
... rational classifications and equal protection, or whether it was illegal for two persons of the same gender to hold hands, kiss, or do something more in deep shadow."14 Of course we know there is no deep shadow for gay sex in America: deep shadow is the protected wne of heterosexuality, or dead...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398028-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9802-8
... ONE SEX, SCANDAL, AND THE NOVEL Victorian Britain is mainly remembered for two things: sexual prud• ishness and long novels. This book considers the relationship between...
Published: 01 May 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392255-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9225-5
... 7 Moralism and Punitive Panopticism: Hunting Down Sex Offenders We have heard speakers at this conference use the term “zero tolerance” for sex offenders. I think...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394068-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9406-8
... Introduction Sex, Gender, Politics Men make their own history, but they do not make it as they please; they do not make it under self-­selected circumstances, but under circumstances existing already, given and...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394068-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9406-8
... The Traffic in Women Notes on the “Political Economy” of Sex 1 The literature on women—both feminist and antifeminist—is a long rumi- nation on the question of the nature and genesis of women’s oppression and social subordination. The...
Published: 02 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395447-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9544-7
... sexed enterprise (as in transitioning from one sex to another), but also in a broader sense of movement across, through and perhaps beyond traditional classifications.”22 Hence, trans- is not a linear space of mediation between two mono- lithic, autonomous poles, as, for example, “female” and...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399476-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9947-6
...2 Sexing the Difference Let me begin by returning to a brief moment in the last chapter where I simultaneously raised and suspended the question of sexual difference. I was exploring, if you recall, the transformations in the study of human differences wrought by biology's ascension...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... By documenting unchanging facts such as date of birth, place of birth, parents, and sex, a birth certificate establishes a permanent link between an individual's identity and their body. As a permanent biometric measure, sex classification stands alone: a visual inspection of an individual's...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399179-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9917-9
... their eyes about what can be seen. If one puts this subtle interaction into the mechanics of a classification pro• cess, the subject and object of classification become blurred. The distinction of sexes in psychiatry, and in any interaction, is a case of classification as self• classification...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... documenting unchanging facts such as date of birth, place of birth, parents, and sex, a birth certificate establishes a permanent link between an individual's identity and their body. As a permanent biometric measure, sex classification stands alone: a visual inspection of an individual's person cannot...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396277-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9627-7
... the Significant difference that technology makes in the construc• tion of the modern transsexual subject.3 Psychiatric sexology is a clearinghouse of taxonomical classifications of sex. In the twentieth century, the nineteenth-century category of "antipathic sexual II2 Changing Sex...
Book Chapter

By Steven Feld
Published: 15 September 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395898-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9589-8
...-13; rap• b:llo bird: classification, 57; myth, 76; sex• port, 11-12; recording, 13,264-66; ual symbolism, 57-58; voice and sound return to the field, 240; translation and symbolism, 76-79, 81 language use; 245-46; See also research Bon 3...
Book Chapter

By Bernice L. Hausman
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396277-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9627-7
... Benjamin, Harry: as endocrinologist, 23, Butler, Judith: Bodies That Matter: On the Dis- II9, 208 n.12; mentioned, 146; in P. Mor• cursive Limits of Sex, 180-82; on constative gan, 170; in Richards, 165; "Transsexual• performances, 147; on gender and fan• ism and Transvestism as Psycho...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396277-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9627-7
... the concomitant notion of a continuum of physiological and anatomical sex differences, challenged the idea of a "true sex" hidden within the body's tissues. In the twentieth century, with the de• velopment of technologies such as sex chromatin testing and the classification of different kinds...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396710-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9671-0
... and / or have abnormally small or even shriveled genitals. While a very few banci are hermaphrodites or pseudohermaphrodites, the stereotype is false, as can be verified by any• one who knows banci intimately. Men who have sex with a "band" are sometimes embarrassed to find that their penises...