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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (3 (99)): 21–47.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and about women, a critical nexus of labor, gender, and precarity is forged for examining neoliberal citizenship. neoliberalism labor precarity Evelyn Schmidt Helke Misselwitz Copyright © 2018 Camera Obscura 2018 ...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 60–87.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Anjo-marí Gouws Anne Charlotte Robertson’s Five Year Diary (UK, 1982) is a multimodal project that comprises cinematic, written, audio, and food diaries that span almost forty years of the artist’s life. This article focuses on how gendered labor gets taken up in the diary project and contrasts it...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 155–183.
Published: 01 May 2015
... exploitation of racialized gendered affect and the way that black excess can be made to function against black women through the docusoap’s production of thrilling anxiety. As I have mentioned, affective conflicts on the program arise through the women’s own culture industry labor and the...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 77–107.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Raya Morag The remarkable gendered renaissance of post–Khmer Rouge (KR) New Cambodian Cinema is evidenced in recent years through first- and second- generation post-traumatic films. This article analyzes one prominent example—Lida Chan and Guillaume P. Suon’s Noces Rouges ( Red Wedding , Cambodia...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 151–175.
Published: 01 September 2013
... first. By focusing on these projects and Maes's reasons for creating them, I will show how they both respond to and further constitute the gender politics of postfeminism. Figure 1. Pattie Maes, 2008. Courtesy of Pattie Maes Female Labor and Digital Media: Pattie Maes, Postfeminism, and the Birth...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 88–115.
Published: 01 December 2020
... directly targets assump- tions regarding such labor, gender, and social life. By this light, the feminine cast of the episode s aesthetic and plotline points to the most feminine feature of its world: in Nosedive, a digitally networked population endlessly performs unpaid, exploited, and alienated...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 150–158.
Published: 01 January 1990
... psychological skills to attain the objective of motivational selling. Fur- ther, the opposition of labor and management becomes a more complex and expanded balance of alliances and interests across class and gender in the service industry situation than Richard Edwards assumes. But how does this...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 143–177.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... The article concludes by arguing that Born into Brothels puts to work the immaterial or affective labor of children in the production of cultural commodities as a humane and “empowering” alternative to coerced sex work. This move to mobilize the child as a new figure of economic promise indicates the...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 242–261.
Published: 01 May 1994
... extra-market patriarchal institutions, particularly the unpaid labor of homemakers. Here we suggest that the commodity audience that is bought by advertisers from broadcasters is similarly afloat on a series of extra-market, gendered social relations: the privatized...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 117–147.
Published: 01 December 2014
... noir and anticommunism — as well as to demonstrate the way in which the discourse of anticommunism is intimately related, via the metaphor of marriage, to issues such as gender and sexuality. The crux of the essay is the argument that the political discourse of anticommunism cannot be dissociated from...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... with challenges to gender and sexual normativity, specifically, to the masculinity of the working-class miners. But this is made possible through the film's problematic and schematic treatment of history, since it suppresses any consciousness of the solidarities with the miners that were formed, or...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 166–173.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Amanda Howell Susan Jeffords’s The Remasculinization of America: Gender and the Vietnam War (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989) Amanda Howell We must ask more often how things happened in order to find out why they...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (3 (39)): 126–150.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Jane Blocker 0 U I • [)I n Femme Maison by Louise Bourgeois, 1947. Ink on Paper. Courtesy Robert Miller Gallery, NY. Woman-House: Architecture, Gender and Hybridity in What~s Eating Gilbert Grape? Jane Blocker Louise Bourgeois...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (2 (56)): 47–73.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Frank Darabont, US, 1994) Diva Traffic and Male Bonding in Film: Teaching Opera, Learning Gender, Race, and Nation Charles I. Nero In the influential Between Men, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick points to “male homosocial desire” as the potentially erotic “continuum between homosocial and...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 41–66.
Published: 01 September 2008
... surveillance. Histories of The Watermelon Woman: Reflexivity between Race and Gender Catherine Zimmer Twelve years after the release of Cheryl Dunye’s The Watermelon Woman (US, 1996), the film remains the only feature-length film made by and about an African American lesbian to have...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 73–117.
Published: 01 September 2005
... at art schools. Anna (Deborah Kerr) introduces members of the Siamese court to new ways of seeing, in The King and I (dir. Walter Lang, US, 1956). Courtesy Photofest “Siam Not So Small!” Maps, History, and Gender in The King and I Kerr Houston The Rodgers and Hammerstein...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the ways in which some fashion-themed blogs refuse neoliberal fictions of freedom and digital disembodiment by deploying a radical politics of sentimentality that reembodies fashion and labor histories by publicizing the material realities of race, gender, generation, sex, and class that are typically...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 65–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Ariane Cruz Reading Jimi Hendrix: The Sex Tape and the dialogue surrounding it as a most fecund site for the collaborative laboring of black male sexuality, authenticity, and spectatorship, this article reveals the constitutive relationship between authenticity and spectatorship in the production...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mary Celeste Kearney Despite feminists' criticisms of “girl games'” gender essentialism in the 1990s, many contemporary manufacturers of children's goods are still relying on traditional gender norms to reach female youth. In an effort to better understand this phenomenon, this article focuses on a...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (3 (69)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Anna Ball One of the many astonishing traits of Palestinian cinema is the way in which it has embraced the complex relationship between gender and nation as a central concern in its filmmaking. This article explores the ways in which gendered and national identity are negotiated and refigured in...