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Published: 13 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387466-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8746-6
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007470-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0747-0
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 15 October 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022107-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2210-7
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373445-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7344-5
Series: New Americanists
Published: 23 September 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382140-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8214-0
Published: 09 May 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381686-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8168-6
... <italic>Primary Sources: Official Documents</italic> Congressional Debates The Organization of American States Documents Laws and Statutes Cuban Censuses One of the first indications that a study on the legal status of Cuban women was feasible was the wealth of government records...
Published: 04 September 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389200-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8920-0
Series: Elements
Published: 11 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027034-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2703-4
... Chapter 2 tells the story of data's movement from regional importance to national importance in the mid-nineteenth century through the labors of white women. This chapter uncovers the work of several groups of white women who acted as weather data collectors and meteorological calculators...
Book Chapter

By Sara J. Grossman
Series: Elements
Published: 11 August 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2703-4
... white women resistance complicity Smithsonian Institution Patent Office ...
Book Chapter

By Gloria Wekker
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7456-5
... white women Hottentot nymphae psychoanalysis racial science subject formation ...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027621-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2762-1
... on white women and children. The commission was prompted by several well-publicized cases where adult male African domestic servants were accused of assaulting white or Indian children. Scholars have long shown how such scares were used as a tool of white supremacy and have stressed that actual incidences...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374565-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7456-5
... The chapter is based on a thin case study, in which five apparently white, upper-class women visit their psychoanalyst in The Hague, with the complaint that they possess Hottentot nymphae, the contemporary term to indicate the enlarged labia minora ascribed to black women. The case study...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374565-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7456-5
... hierarchical subcategories: white women; black, migrant, and refugee (bmr) women; and women from the Third World, with each subcategory embedded within its own organizational structure and without much interaction between them. Subsequently the chapter zooms in on the discipline of gender studies and the ways...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027621-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2762-1
... women. Arguing that Africans viewed women as mere “chattel,” colonial authorities suggested that their consent was immaterial. Meanwhile, white women were presented as necessary outlets for the sexual desires of colonial men whose presence in the colonies would enforce sexual and racial boundaries...
Published: 08 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027621-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2762-1
... to colonize a more “primitive” African race but also maintaining that it was white women, not Indians, who were morally and sexually depraved. As both Indians and white settlers framed their demands within the language of trusteeship, Africans were racialized by proxy as sexually normative, and therefore...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... preoccupation with the fate of white women demarcates one such fault-line. traffic in women anti-trafficking internationalism migration racism imperialism philanthropy social science ...
... heroes and legends; mass rural audience; national literary form; women and gender; White-Haired Girl ...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374336-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7433-6
... Chapter 3 begins in the mountains of the West Coast Women’s Music Festival, where feminist bookwomen were in the crowd at Bernice Johnson Reagon’s pivotal speech about transracial alliance building. This talk became a tool for difficult conversations about white women giving up power...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374336-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7433-6
... their ethics for the feminist shelf around core issues including the cultural genocide at stake when white women authors appropriate Indigenous women’s voice and story. Bibliographies and shelf sections created by women of color at major feminist bookstores generated transformations inside and outside...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027546-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2754-6
... by an anxious public due to concerns over their ability to police white women in a respectful way. Informed by racial science, early eugenics, and anti-vice and corruption investigations of the era, NYPD commissioner Theodore Roosevelt articulated a scientific vision of a hierarchy of races based on how well...