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Published: 12 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386414-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8641-4
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: 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 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373957-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7395-7
... have, thus denouncing the inadequacy of the bina- a Sunday market, an electoral campaign, a museum, rism of gender norms. the university, a literary event, an academic conference, Campuzano’s interest in the travesti did not lie a mobilization of sex workers and travestis...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...- fering across the globe is listed almost at the end of the International Classification of Diseases. It is given the codez 59.5—­extreme poverty. 515 516  Thabo Mbeki Poverty is the main reason why babies are not vaccinated, why clean...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
..., 70–71, 73 Ara, 3–5, 8–9 Adivasi, 47, 49 An Area of Darkness, 137. See also adultery, 20, 25. See also sex: sexual desire Naipaul, V. S. Advani, L. K., 149 Arth, 103 advertising, 8, 64, 94; and India, 156; repre­ Aseemanand, Swami, 44...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... This chapter details the marketing of reggaetón as “Hurban” (a combination of “Hispanic” and “urban”) once it entered the United States. Through a close reading of newspaper and magazine coverage of reggaetón, this chapter shows how the Hurban classification reinforced dominant distinctions...
Book Chapter

By Monica L. Miller
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391517-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9151-7
...–02. 135. Ibid., 102. 136. Ibid. 137. See McNeil, “‘That Doubtful Gender 411–47. A contemporary pamphlet published after a group of Macaronies got into an infamous scrape in Vauxhall Gardens included the following ditty: “But Macaronies are a sex / Which do...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
....5 Lyrical themes centered more explicitly on sex and parties.6 During this time, new recordings by DJ Nelson (who is often credited with coining the term reggaetón) and DJ Blass popu­ ­lar­ized the term reggaetón to refer to their ­music.7 Although it is difficult to pinpoint the precise date...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... clubs, and sometimes positioned as if they w­ ere performing sex acts. Cer- tainly, these videos can be read as reinforcing heteropatriarchal gender hi- erarchies. However, w­ omen’s participation in these videos requires analysi­ s of the complex and often contradictory structures that shape the...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... fashion couples the living body to the inorganic world. To the living, fashion defends the rights of the corpse. The fetishism that succumbs to the sex appeal of the inorganic is its vital nerve. WALTER BENJAMIN, THE ARCADES PROJECT FACE VALUE In 2003, the South Korean National Commission on...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-083
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... African law defines rape as occurring only between a man and a woman and involving the penetration of the penis into the vagina. Acts of forced oral or anal sex and penetration by foreign objects are not considered rape. [The law was reformed in 2007.] But the Truth Commission has to establish...
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By Laikwan Pang
Published: 11 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394587-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9458-7
..., nos. 7–8 (2008), 341–52. Buck- Morss, Susan. The Dialectics of Seeing: Walter Benjamin and the Arcades Project. Cam- bridge: MIt Press, 1989. Butler, Judith. Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of “Sex.” New York: Routledge, 1993. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391517-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9151-7
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... And more insidiously, the sex workers or “Western princesses” that thrived on the perimeters of U.S. military installations became vanguards of Western fashion, fostering a secondary industry of itinerant peddlers or poddari jangsu who would source American clothes to market at base camps...
Book Chapter

By Laikwan Pang
Published: 11 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394587-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9458-7
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... with these pro­cesses is also contradictory given that she often eschews racial classification, describing herself as Puerto Rican.19 However, Ivy Queen’s “physicality marks her as at least of a mixed heritage, and she is dark enough to be read as non-­white.”20 Indeed, many individuals whom I...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373957-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7395-7
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... are not concentrated in one sex over the other, or in persons with certain accents or in certain races or in persons holding degrees from some universities over ­others. When we indulge our- selves in such irrational prejudices, we damage ourselves most of all and ul- timately assure ourselves...