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Published: 16 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
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Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... uprisings, feminist sensibilities took a sexual turn on the protest scene and in multiple artistic and performative spaces, paving the way for new types of publics and claims. February 20 Movement language performance aesthetic citizenship sexual turn Morocco ...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024101-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2410-1
... This chapter pulls together a litany of sexualized speech acts, or vernaculars of brown maternal life-making. Framing sexuality as a promiscuous web of salaciousness, scenes, secrets, structures and speech acts, this chapter turn toward the queer, the abject, the promiscuity, and the erotic...
Book Chapter

By Gary Y. Okihiro
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373834-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7383-4
... The turn to nationalism in the Third World and cultural nationalism in the United States betrayed the transnational ambitions of Third World studies. While in resistance to colonialism, nationalism is not the final answer to imperialism, nor is it the highest expression of self-determination...
Series: Theory Q
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024484-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2448-4
... Chapter 3 interrogates how histories of region constitute robust histories of sexuality, and what critical lessons are to be learned from such a shift in historical orientation. How do histories of sexuality trouble the heightened divide between the de/colonial and the post/colonial turn...
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027157-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2715-7
... Chapter 1 introduces a lived bem-estar (well-being) by centering the meaning of Black lesbian vivência(s) and turns to the notions of sexual health broadly and body politics that expose social disequilibrium within gynecological encounters. Falu argues that Brazilian Black lesbians adjust...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... descriptions of these stories, written in 1986, were meant to counter more harsh depictions of male and female sexuality arising in the feminist anti-pornography movement active at that time. In the first, the wife turns into a fox, but the husband loves his wild vixen anyway. Finally, though, she is too wild...
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027751-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2775-1
... of trans women, which in turn plays a pivotal role in the institutional production of sex/gender difference and the normative regulation of sexuality, desire, and sex/gender in Turkey. I call these institutional forms of touch and proximities violent intimacies of the state . The second half...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7474-9
... and the arbiter of justice. case law police crime reports Foucault child sexual assault subjectivities of law Continuing the focus on juridical aspects of the state, this chapter turns to the antisodomy law’s significance to practices and discourses of law enforcement. Fieldwork conducted...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
... The widespread backlash against crooners in the early 1930s resulted in revised norms of middle-class white masculinity being applied to popular voices for the first time on a national scale. This chapter contextualizes these attacks within a more conservative turn in Depression-era America...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
... Chapter 8 turns to the gendered aspect of mestizaje, exploring narratives which describe European men having sex with indigenous 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...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027058-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2705-8
... This chapter explores the relationship between touch and intimacy between dancers. It asks how and why tactility intensifies on the dancefloor, turning to interviews with partygoers. On the one hand, many of them valued touch as a physical expression of intimacy and as an antidote to prevailing...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374749-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7474-9
... Continuing the focus on juridical aspects of the state, this chapter turns to the antisodomy law’s significance to practices and discourses of law enforcement. Fieldwork conducted with the Delhi Police highlights the subjective, sexualized aspects of law enforcement that are analyzed...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374749-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7474-9
... 377, a coalition of Delhi-based groups, on the historic Delhi High Court ruling. Reading this decision alongside the apex court’s overruling, the chapter makes the case that the two judgments represent diverging views of the relationship between state and sexuality in postliberalized India. Thus...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 11 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375746-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7574-6
... This chapter deals with the repositioning of TCM in response to the biological turn. The debate is introduced between two schools of impotence diagnoses and treatment in TCM—the kidney-centered perspective and the liver-centered perspective—revealing the pressure to reposition TCM vis-à-vis...
Published: 01 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027478-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2747-8
... This chapter turns to the Marxist concept of “social labor” to delineate an alternate theoretical paradigm to account for the aesthetic qualities of engaged art. In this view, the act of resistance has the capacity to transform the consciousness of the agents of resistance, laying the groundwork...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 16 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059233-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5923-3
... Jamaica in the history of modern mathematics that served colonial projects to regulate race, gender, and sexual relations on both sides of the Atlantic. The chapter contends that turning to geometry facilitates a different kind of approach to historical inquiry and uses geometry to think about...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 26 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7474-9
... of the relationship between state and sexuality in postliberalized India. Thus the lower court seeks to reduce the reach of the state, except that it does so by deploying an individualized, assimilationist, and transnational rights regime. Turning to the Supreme Court 2013 pronouncement, the analysis comes to grips...
Book Chapter

By Omar Kasmani
Published: 06 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2731-7
...Mehfil This chapter engages the temporality of khwajasara communal experience by examining a variety of ways in which this Pakistani gender nonconforming subjectivity has shared in the larger South Asian and/or Muslim memories and performance of gender and sexuality, whilst forging...
Published: 06 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027317-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2731-7
... This chapter engages the temporality of khwajasara communal experience by examining a variety of ways in which this Pakistani gender nonconforming subjectivity has shared in the larger South Asian and/or Muslim memories and performance of gender and sexuality, whilst forging alongside a space...