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Published: 27 August 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376415-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7641-5
Published: 01 April 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393603-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9360-3
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 19 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384830-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8483-0
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By Omar Kasmani
Published: 06 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2731-7
... female pleasure desire freedom expression sexual agency ...
Published: 06 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027317-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2731-7
... This photo-essay provides a rare insight into the sexual experiences of Pakistani women, while examining issues of freedom of expression and gendered inequities in private and public spheres. female pleasure desire freedom expression sexual agency ...
Published: 24 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375371-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
... and sexuality is central to the narrative analysis in this chapter. The chapter argues that assumptions regarding young Black women’s sexual agency regulates the nature of the informal and formal protections they are afforded and whether they are perceived as productive citizens or as socially destructive...
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375418-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7541-8
... sexualized violence. This confrontation is projected onto the memory of slave women’s sexual agency, making them, in the words of Saidiya Hartman, “masters of their own subjection.” hypervisibility afterimage submission Xica da Silva Chica da Silva Sally Hemings Jefferson in Paris ...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
... their fathers). The data paint a picture in which European men are given sexual agency and assumed to be dominant, while indigenous and African women are seen as passive recipients, and black and indigenous men (and European women) are placed in the background. race mixture gender sex genetics ...
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By Aimee Meredith Cox
Published: 24 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
... and sexuality is central to the narrative analysis in this chapter. The chapter argues that assumptions regarding young Black women’s sexual agency regulates the nature of the informal and formal protections they are afforded and whether they are perceived as productive citizens or as socially destructive...
Book Chapter

By Omar Kasmani
Published: 06 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2731-7
... cosmopolitanism Pakistan Muslims This photo-essay provides a rare insight into the sexual experiences of Pakistani women, while examining issues of freedom of expression and gendered inequities in private and public spheres. female pleasure desire freedom expression sexual agency...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374749-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7474-9
...; regulating sexuality helps assert and expand the reach of governance; states are subjective assemblages, whose practices, discourses, agencies, and institutions are permeated by the imperatives of sexuality; marginalized groups seeking redress from states become implicated in upholding them. A critical...
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By Jyoti Puri
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7474-9
... threats to the social order; regulating sexuality helps assert and expand the reach of governance; states are subjective assemblages, whose practices, discourses, agencies, and institutions are permeated by the imperatives of sexuality; marginalized groups seeking redress from states become implicated...
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By Peter Wade
... and African women. Genomics addresses this with data about mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA, inherited via the material line) and Y-chromosome DNA (inherited by men from their fathers). The data paint a picture in which European men are given sexual agency and assumed to be dominant, while indigenous and African...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374749-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7474-9
... Delving into Section 377, particularly the statistics related to it, the chapter provides an up-close view of sexuality’s constitutive effects on the state. Focusing on a state agency, the National Crime Records Bureau, this chapter utilizes fieldwork to reveal sexuality’s impact on its spaces...
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373834-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7383-4
.... Social formation theory purports to account for society in its totality and its changes over space-time. The theory understands power or agency as the means by which societies are organized and changed, and social structures involve primarily race, gender, sexuality, class, and nation. social...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... Chicago-based improviser Nicole Mitchell’s Xenogenesis Suite pays homage to the Afro-futurist science fiction of Octavia Butler. Mitchell and Butler invite listeners to question how bodies are shaped by and resistant to social and sexual hegemonies. Mitchell takes up Butler’s challenges...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... equality movement. Throughout the essay, Story elucidates how the “old” way of doing racialized sexuality work is still very much present within popular media. Further, she discusses the possessive investment in the whitening of the same-sex marriage movement and the investment in heteronormativity...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374251-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7425-1
... Chapter 2 investigates a shift in the intersection of gender, sexuality, and ethnicity in Thailand. This analysis of the anachronisms of haunting in the 2002 Hong Kong–Thai coproduction The Eye sheds light on the recent transformation of Chinese femininity from denigrated minority identity...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374251-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7425-1
... Chapter 1 elucidates the concept of Buddhist melancholia, showing how in Nonzee Nimibutr’s 1999 heritage film, Nang Nak , desire and sexual personhood are rendered in the idioms of Buddhist pedagogies and economies of desire. Examining how the core Buddhist trope of the negativity of female...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374749-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7474-9
...) Trust’s writ filed in 2001 was constrained by its pivot to the state and a reductive understanding of the antisodomy law. Drawing on fieldwork at Naz Foundation as well as interviews with sexuality rights activists and visits to organizations across five major metropoles—Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata...