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differences (2023) 34 (2): 27–57.
Published: 01 September 2023
... that mobilizations of abolition in the main operate through a constitutive disavowal of slavery’s ongoingness (even, and perhaps most especially, as they avow the prison as historically linked to the trans-Atlantic slave trade). More specifically, I argue that a brutal empiricism, constituted in abolitionism’s...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 142–164.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the freedom of the other, the oppressor renders his or her own freedom illusory and therefore unworthy of respect. It is only through the punishment of oppression, paradoxically, that free agency is restored to the oppressor; only through the abolition of oppression are both victim and oppressor set free...
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differences (2007) 18 (2): 72–102.
Published: 01 September 2007
...: Abolition, Feminism, and the Politics of the Body . Berkeley: u, of California p, 1993 . Sedgwick, Eve. Epistemology of the Closet . Berkeley: u of California p, 1990 . Skinfill, Mauri. “Nation and Miscegenation: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.” Arizona Quarterly 52.2 ( 1995 ): 63 -77...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 51–59.
Published: 01 May 2023
... to such institutions, if only obliquely? Can we think of prison abolition as another form of “curative collapsing”? To be clear, I am not equating Bersani’s metaphor with the cdc officer’s. I am not even suggesting that, to borrow one of Bersani’s phrases, the two metaphors are inaccurate replications of one...
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differences (2007) 18 (3): 97–127.
Published: 01 December 2007
... . Hertz, Solange Strong. “The Death Penalty.” The Remnant 31 Mar. 2001 . http://ourworld.compuserve.com/HOMEPAGES/REMNANT/death2.htm . Hodgkinson, Peter. “Capital Punishment: Improve It or Remove It?” Capital Punishment: Strategies for Abolition . Ed. Peter Hodgkinson and William A. Schabas...
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differences (2007) 18 (3): 128–151.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... Crusades against Sex Trafficking and the Rhetoric of Abolition.” NWSA Journal 17.3 ( 2005 ): 54 -87. Stein, Arlene. The Stranger Next Door: The Story of a Small Community's Battle over Sex, Faith, and Civil Rights . Boston: Beacon, 2001 . Stockman, Farah, et al. “Bush Brings Faith to Foreign...
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 51–71.
Published: 01 December 2022
..., comparable to scientific Kränkungen —which Freud associated with early modern physics (decentralization of physical reality; abolition of the geocentric cosmological model) and evolutionary biology (decentralization of life’s evolution; abolition of the human exception in the hierarchy of beings). 1...
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differences (2005) 16 (1): 63–102.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., as Bazin observed, in other visual art forms such as painting and theater but in cinema itself. The arrival of photography and cinema do not announce the abolition of mediation, or the onset of a new “immediacy,” or the gen- eralization...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 8–21.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Marxist theory on the premise of women’s liberation—namely, the abolition of private property—and to question the Marxist assumption that cultural and social practices, including gendered practices, would cor- respond to economic...
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differences (1994) 6 (1): 46–68.
Published: 01 April 1994
... . Touching Liberty: Abolition, Feminism, and the Politics of the Body . Berkeley : U of California P , 1993 . Stewart Julia . African Names . New York : Carol , 1993 . Urla Jacqueline and Swedlund Alan . “ The Anthropometry of Barbie: Unsettling Ideals of the Feminine...
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differences (2001) 12 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2001
... in this course—the possible abolition of academic tenure, the challenge that poststructuralism poses to objectivity, the ascendance of technological and professional subjects over the liberal arts core—but of all the subjects we introduced, the one...
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differences (2021) 32 (3): 25–52.
Published: 01 December 2021
...” of slavery in the scene of prison, it was possible for a moment to imagine the antirape movement as a part of, rather than a separate issue from, the prison abolition movement. Davis’s argument was not just the one that the antilynching campaigns of Ida B. Wells and others made familiar in the preceding...
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differences (1999) 11 (3): 107–136.
Published: 01 December 1999
... Liberty: Abolition,Feminism, and the Politics of the Body . Berkeley: U of California P, 1993 . Scott, Joan Wallach. “Experience.” Feminists Theorize the Political . Ed. Judith Butler and Joan Scott. New York: Routledge, 1992 . 22 –40. Scott, Joan Wallach, ed. Women's Studies on the Edge . Spec...
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differences (2006) 17 (3): 107–125.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of the Americas]. Bernardin seems to have in mind an abolition of privileges in the world of knowledge to accompany the recent abolition of feudal privileges in the French public domain; he argues that “[l]a science, cette mère commune de...
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differences (2010) 21 (3): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2010
... as such differences 15 through the abolition of that image” (148). The image of schizophrenia, say, demands its own abolition as such if it is to avoid simply replicating...
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differences (2006) 17 (1): 147–157.
Published: 01 May 2006
... the transcending forces that strive for the subversion of the inhuman values of our civilization. The struggle is still a political one for abolition of these condi- tions, and in this struggle, the feminist movement plays...
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differences (2021) 32 (2): 69–93.
Published: 01 September 2021
... observed of Fox-Genovese, by repeatedly signaling “that elite southern women were not bourgeois-egalitarian-feminist-abolitionists, she reinforces the notion that what mattered about the Northeast was the progress of abolition” ( Lebsock 81 ). Likewise, Anne Stefani’s reading of radical white Southern...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 235–239.
Published: 01 December 2011
... a trite reversal—of placing at the peak what had been at the bot- tom but of declaring the abolition of the sound/noise distinction because it is unfounded and segregationist. Ideally, for me the word noise (bruit) is one...
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differences (1989) 1 (3): 108–136.
Published: 01 November 1989
... Abolition. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1978. Works Cited Althusser Louis . Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays . New York : Monthly Review , 1971 . Baker Houston A. Jr. Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature: A Vernacular Theory . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 1984...
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differences (2001) 12 (1): 50–78.
Published: 01 May 2001
...: Verso, 1991 . ———. “Whiteness and Ethnicity in the History of `White Ethnics' in the United States.” Toward the Abolition of Whiteness: Essays on Race, Politics and Working Class History . Ed. David Roediger. London: Verso, 1994 . 181 –98. Rogin, Michael. “'The Sword Became a Flashing Vision': D...