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differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): 76–106.
Published: 01 December 1999
.... Ed. Carl Bode. New York: Penguin, 1986 . Allen White, William. The Court of Boyville . 1899. Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries P, 1970 . Avery, Gillian. “Frank and Manly: Ideals of Boyhood.” Behold the Child . 184 –210. ———. “Homes and Heroines,” Behold the Child: American Children...
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differences (1 September 2014) 25 (2): 33–61.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... But despite the narrative’s symptomatic displacement of the protagonist’s wife (the mother of his child), and notwithstanding its desperate idealization of the father-child relationship, The Road nevertheless bears the traces of an ethical encounter with the other that resists humanist or paternalist...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 34–54.
Published: 01 May 2019
... second part of the essay tracks the rhetorical use of “children” in MacKinnon’s scholarship, the textual travails of MacKinnon’s little girls. Children perform two rhetorical functions for MacKinnon. First, the figure of the child allows MacKinnon to draw out innocence as an ideological formation that...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 90–110.
Published: 01 May 2011
... testimony given in a case of attempted parent-child suicide by a Sikh immigrant. Rather than position the immigrant as the disorderly and strange bearer of archaic traditions, this article argues for greater recognition of the role of racism, state policies, and material concerns in shaping immigrants...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 82–90.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and discourse, sex offenders are often constructed as sexual predators, oscillating between the rapist and the child molester. The second sense is a cultural category that relies upon highly racialized discourses and representations of sexual deviance and masculinity to define individuals as...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 168–187.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Elizabeth A. Povinelli This essay examines the relevance of the concept of biopower and its four seminal figures (the hysterical woman, the Malthusian couple, the masturbating child, and the perverse adult) to our understanding of current formations of late liberal power. Through the example of a...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of unconscious ideas related to sexual difference, namely, the case of transgenerational guilt and that of the child who emerges into heterosexuality despite being raised by two parents of the same sex. Acknowledging Mitchell’s suggestion that sexual difference is marked by recalcitrance, but...
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differences (1 September 2004) 15 (2): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Washington: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2001 . 89 -119. Knutson, Karl Eric. “A New Vision of Childhood.” The Child as Citizen . Parliamentary Assembly, Council of Europe. Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 1996 . Macedo, Stephen, and Iris Marion Young, eds. Child,Family, and State . New...
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differences (1 May 2017) 28 (1): 124–173.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the empty placeholder of totalization, works at once to preclude and assure the social system’s closure, denying its totalization in the present while filling the gap that denial opens with the pledge of the yet-to-come. The Child, as the privileged figure of that pledge—one with no markers of...
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differences (1 September 2007) 18 (2): 24–71.
Published: 01 September 2007
...-Wesley, 1992 . Eifermann, Rivka. “ The Exceptional Position of `A Child Is Being Beaten' in the Learning and Teaching of Freud .” Person 157 -78. Forrester, John. “Justice, Envy, and Psychoanalysis.” Dispatches from the Freud War . Cambridge, ma: Harvard up, 1997 . 13 -43. Freud, Anna...
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differences (1 May 2001) 12 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 May 2001
... materiality of the mother-child dyad, which has yet to admit the presence of the paternal as third and the consequent banishment of the child to the symbolic. For just as the child maintains a certain reference to the symbolic through the...
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differences (1 September 2008) 19 (2): 99–126.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., Lee. No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive . Durham: Duke up, 2004 . Entman, Robert M., and Andrew Rojecki. The Black Image in the White Mind: Media and Race in America ( 2000 ). Chicago: u of Chicago p, 2001. Fass, Paula S. Kidnapped: Child Abduction in America . New York: Oxford up...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 65–85.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of 23-day periods ( ω ¯ ) if I include in the calculation the period of gestation ( 276 days = 12 ω ¯ ) .” Psychic development, in other words, begins at conception and continues while the child is in the mother’s womb. Yet, as Freud notes, because during the...
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differences (1 May 2002) 13 (1): 14–44.
Published: 01 May 2002
... may include birth, child-rearing, relations of emotional dependency and support, generational ties, illness, dying, and death (to name a few). Kin- ship is neither a fully autonomous sphere, proclaimed to be distinct from community...
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differences (1 December 2017) 28 (3): 93–135.
Published: 01 December 2017
... eighteen months after birth, the human child projectively identifies with a specular image that resembles its human form (“Mirror”). 1 For Lacan, this primary narcissism constituting the ego is a moment of profound misrecognition , since the child represses the difference between its body fragmented by...
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differences (1 May 1999) 11 (1): 179–202.
Published: 01 May 1999
... texts. Ben Jelloun, Tahar. La Nuit sacrée . Paris: Editions du Seuil, 1987 . ———. L'enfant de sable . Paris: Editions du Seuil, 1985 . ———. The Sand Child . London: Quartet Books, 1988 . Borges, Jorge Luis. “The Circular Ruins.” Labyrinths . New York: Modern Library, 1983...
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differences (1 May 2017) 28 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 May 2017
... son, Charles, was not merely a way of conveying information—though it partially served that purpose, as Michelle Levy has suggested in describing Barbauld’s pedagogy as “instructive conversation” (133). At least as much a way of inducting a child into society as an expression of sociability...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 63–73.
Published: 01 May 2010
... these questions: “A child’s desire for knowledge on this point [that is, sex] does not in fact awaken spontaneously, prompted perhaps by some inborn need for established causes; it is aroused under the goad of the self...
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differences (1 September 2001) 12 (2): 86–97.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., paratactically and thus Homeri- cally contained within the matrix of a narrative whole: “A mother” “& child” “were both on fi re, continuously” “The fi re” “was contained in them” “sealed them off...
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differences (1 May 2006) 17 (1): 116–146.
Published: 01 May 2006
... the Child.” 1933. Contemporary Psychoanalysis 24.2 ( 1988 ): 196 -206. Fonagy, Peter, Gyorgy Gergely, Elliot Jurist, Mary Target, eds. Affect Regulation, Mentalization, and the Development of the Self. New York: Other, 2002 . Fraser, Nancy. “False Antitheses: A Response to Seyla...