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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 30–59.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Jeremy Chow This essay considers how environmentalism can be interwoven with discourses of sexuality and the ways in which sexuality can participate in environmental justice movements. By thinking with provocative, erotic media that highlight environmental degradation, it marries investigations...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 173–181.
Published: 01 September 2010
... justice issues such as environmental justice, fair trade, and neoliberal globalization. Maquilapolis  •  175 Although Maquilapolis is a powerful tool for supporting cross-­border activism, to call it an “activist film” or even a standard...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 159–167.
Published: 01 December 2012
... the last twenty years called strategic philanthropy. This new form of giving often manifests in the form of cause- related marketing, a strategy whereby corporations work together with advocacy or nonpro t organizations to raise money for social justice issues. By branding themselves...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 156–177.
Published: 01 January 1992
... of the body. The breast doesn’t appear, the same way pregnancy doesn’t appear. Justice Rehnquist says that reproductive rights are not stated in the Constitution. Of course not! They weren’t ever talking about women Certainly, the availability, and even, in some patients’ experience...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 75–102.
Published: 01 May 1997
...-year old dreams of “new systems of equality and justice being born” are set against fictional reenactments of a secret meeting between Cancer Man and government officials, including J. Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson, and his subsequent preparations for the assassination. King’s speeches...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 116–131.
Published: 01 December 2020
... life, just as her engagements with media are adaptive and in flux. She began as a video artist also engaged in local public- access television pro- grams and then directed an early queer feature, Fresh Kill (US, 1994), which addresses gay rights, environmentalism, and govern- ment intrusion...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 226–242.
Published: 01 May 1997
... is understandable, tangible, and hero-making. The spectacle of a dinosaur ripping out the guts of a human harks back to a time when “man” feared nature, a rather simple and quaint paradigm, when set against the current threat of global environmental destruction wreaked by man, but ultimately...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): iv–29.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to be confronted with negligent police officers and a misogynistic legal system that repeatedly failed to bring Chandra to justice. It took twenty- one years for the High Court to recognize Chandra s role A Feminist Still 13 in Sashibala s death and to convict Chandra of abetting in a sui- cide. He posted bail...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 119–159.
Published: 01 September 2010
... but not her actions. In this way, the film leaves the audi- ence with a curious ambivalence about the justice it dispenses. As Ruth and Richard are wordlessly reunited at Back of the Moon in the film’s final shots, we are reminded of the more astonishing and terrible scenes with Ellen...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 103–123.
Published: 01 September 2007
...- related charities” (28) or the prevention of “global warming” and “deforestation” (63). But in a telling exposure of the book’s real preoccupations, the lowest scores are awarded not to women who devote themselves to the “good of others” by way of social justice or environmental responsibility...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 109–153.
Published: 01 September 2002
... as an organizational force, and propose a fan- tasy/utopian alternative to complex political conditions.6 Major cultural events of the 1990s have brought to the American public consciousness an increased awareness of differ- ence, of the noncongruence between competing interpretations of equality, justice...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 91–129.
Published: 01 May 1992
... on sexuality and their environmental determinism. The members originally comprising AFSH promoted an ideology they billed as “scientific” sex education, a frank and candid sexual dis- course, and the positive role of the physician. The film’s author added a third perspective. As a sociologist Ph.D...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 88–115.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., and colonized people, as well as of environmental resources. 14. The WfH activists moreover saw the wage as part of capitalism s system of exploitation and thus did not seek wages for women as the ultimate goal. As Federici and Nicole Cox articulated in Counterplanning from the Kitchen, when we say that we...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (3 (63)): 63–101.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., whereas operation designates the system’s actual processing, which remains inaccessible so long as it forms the basis of that particular system’s observations. Describing social and psychic systems as environmentally closed on the level of their self-referential observation and open...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 32–73.
Published: 01 September 2006
... style was meant to be admired even as it was officially condemned by bringing the protagonist to justice at the film’s end or making him an object of pity or humor (Up in Smoke [dir. Lou Adler, US, 1978], The Big Lebowski [dir. Joel Coen, US/UK, 1998 However, more nuanced recent films...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 135–175.
Published: 01 May 2009
... hybridity that precede the nature/culture opposition; Susan Oyama, Evolution’s Eye: A Systems View of the Biology-Culture Divide (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2000), which treats developmental systems as an alternative to either genetic or environmental determinisms...