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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (1): 231–252.
Published: 01 February 2018
... history identifies recurring patterns, salient concerns, and discursive frameworks. It highlights the persistence of ideas about Irish exceptionalism, the dominance of a modernization narrative, and a continuing problem with conceptualizing the dynamics of transforming sexual subjectivities. This survey...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 149–175.
Published: 01 May 2000
... the exclusion of gay men and lesbians from conventional history: Denied a historical ‘‘golden age gay public life, the mysterious ‘‘this’’ that the mainstream doesn’t know is ‘‘going on has existed as an ‘‘intense subtext’’ 20 of sexual...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 251–253.
Published: 01 February 2024
... professor of African and African American studies and women's, gender, and sexuality studies at Brandeis University. An American Council of Learned Societies and Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Roach offers an intellectual and cultural history of Black domestic spaces as tragic sites of state invasion...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 91–105.
Published: 01 February 2001
... through this set of lectures, and the first volume of the History of Sexuality series was clearly well under way. This volume, La Volonté de savoir [The will to knowledge], translated as cally as A. Limited selections from Dits et écrits are being translated under the problematic series title...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 59–75.
Published: 01 February 2024
... are manifest along a range of symbolic behavior in reference to black women and that the absence of sexuality as a structure of distinguishing terms is solidly grounded in the negative aspects of symbol-making. The latter, in turn, are wed to the abuses and uses of history, and how it is perceived. The missing...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 13–19.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... While approaching this issue, it is important to bear in mind that the issue of power relating to the deployment of sexuality is complicated by Forster’s own self-awareness as writer and subject located within the long, and sometimes subterranean, history of colonial violence. This is a form of self...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 229–258.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... While approaching this issue, it is important to bear in mind that the issue of power relating to the deployment of sexuality is complicated by Forster’s own self-awareness as writer and subject located within the long, and sometimes subterranean, history of colonial violence. This is a form of self...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 107–125.
Published: 01 February 2024
... the inextricable links between postslavery black female sexuality and labor. Through a reading of anthropologist John L. Gwaltney's 1980 oral history Drylongso , Spillers ( 1984 : 94) homes in on the ways that poor, urban black women articulate their sexual realities and finds that Gweltney's interlocutors...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 February 2006
... in Pleasure and Danger: Exploring Female Sexuality, ed. Carol S. Vance (Bos- ton: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1984), 267–319. See also John D’Emilio, ‘‘The Homo- sexual Menace: The Politics of Sexuality in Cold War America in Passion and Power: Sexuality in History, ed. Kathy Peiss and Christina Simmons...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 191–222.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Nikita Dhawan The past decades have been ones of unprecedented sociocultural and legal gains for queer politics. But these achievements have been accompanied by a severe critique of queer racism and of the imperialist agenda of global gay politics. The employment of gender and sexuality as alibis...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 127–142.
Published: 01 February 2024
... . Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History . New York : Penguin . Mitra Durba . 2020 . Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Mittelholzer Edgar . ( 1951 ) 2010 . The Life and Death...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 207–229.
Published: 01 February 2012
...: A Political History of the Novel (New York: Oxford University Press, 1987). Armstrong and Carole Pateman (The Sexual Contract [Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1988 in their quasi- simultaneous Balibar / Civic Universalism–219 It being...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 211–231.
Published: 01 August 2023
... temporality, necessitating what Goldberg and Menon ( 2005 : 1616) describe as “a reconsideration of relations between past and present.” 3. This approach follows from classic work in the history of sexuality, including Foucault's ( 1977 ) description of genealogical history in “Nietzsche, Genealogy...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 203–227.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., makes migrant sex work intelligible as an absolute exception. An aberration on several registers at once—economic, legal, ethical, histori- cal, and racial—“sexual slavery” is a result of extreme poverty; an effect of inadequate legal frameworks and enforcement mechanisms; evidence of unthinkable...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 February 2013
... himself as “extremely ‘conservative’: against abortion, experiments on foetuses, against any idea that homosexuality can be the subject of equal rights, in favour of the importance of sexual difference, critical of liberal feminism, and holding the opinion that the separation of sex...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 223–257.
Published: 01 February 2002
... (Burwell, 95, 98). Though unfin- ished and entangled in a complex textual and editorial history that scholars are only now beginning to fully understand, this book is, by nearly all ac- counts, one of Hemingway’s most ambitious and important novels.2 This as- sessment hangs in no small part...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 1–29.
Published: 01 November 2019
... to inflict the maximum intensity of pain (1045). Atlas Shrugged calls this device the vibrator (1047). In The Technology of Orgasm, Rachel Maines offers a history of the vibrator that shows how automated solutions to the problem of women s sexual gratification are bound up with male anxieties about...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 125–151.
Published: 01 February 2002
... that relates both to the politics of constitution and the constitution of politics.2 Given that bio-power is intro- duced in the final chapter of the first volume of The History of Sexuality— La Volonté de savoir [The will to knowledge]—and that «Il faut défendre la société» is contemporaneous to this book...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., as Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer already argued, but pharmacologically (in Plato's sense). The pharmacological character of Contempt can be demonstrated through its manifold recapitulations of cinematic and literary history, including Alberto Moravia's novel, Homer's Odyssey , and quotations from...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 43–74.
Published: 01 February 2016
... to the overly powerful contribution of direct sexual impulses.14 It is not insignificant, then, that the anarcho-­individualist tenden- cies both embodied in the work of and espoused explicitly by Cage found their way into Adorno’s later writings and came to even fuller prominence...