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differences (1 September 2006) 17 (2): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... margherita long Nakagami and the Denial of Lineage: On Maternity, Abjection, and the Japanese Outcast Class Traveling the Kii Peninsula I had trav- This sameness, womblike and maternal, eled the circuit between discrimination...
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differences (1 May 2008) 19 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Sonali Perera According to a corpus of representative texts and standard minimal Marxist definitions, the “proletariat” of proletarian literature is, by definition, revolutionary, and by implication, male; this is the specific subset of the working class entrusted with the historic mission of...
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differences (1 December 2013) 24 (3): 101–126.
Published: 01 December 2013
... first of these three objections finds a relatively satisfactory answer in a society that defines an elite class as a class in large part through aesthetic production: the national civil service examination system grounded Chinese political, economic, and cultural orders from the fifteenth through the...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 31–53.
Published: 01 December 2011
... voyage that inflect Western epistemologies of sound. As metaphors for signal processing, cooking and travel mark cultural locations (e.g., gendered, classed, able-bodied positionalities) much as they do in broader social contexts. Not only is signal processing subject to the critique of representation...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 32–61.
Published: 01 May 2012
... tied to gender normativity, class distinction, racial purity, and other sacred boundaries. This fretful symbolization of autonomous female anatomy remains with us, the author notes, in such popular images as the octopussy of James Bond notoriety and the evil Ursula in Disney’s Little Mermaid , a figure...
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differences (1 May 2013) 24 (1): 169–191.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Borderlands of Culture and Identity,” the author argues that the sensation of cold is dense with the politics of race, class, and gender, demonstrating how the sensation is entangled with a shrinking sense of spatiality. This helps to explain why Frantz Fanon and Sandra Bartky describe the feeling of being...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 46–63.
Published: 01 May 2014
... nearly daily on blogs, lists, and Twitter: Digital humanities is a nest of big data ideologues. Like Johnny, digital humanities won’t read. Digital humanities doesn’t do theory. Digital humanities never historicizes. Digital humanities doesn’t do race, class, gender, or, for that matter, culture. Digital...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 93–106.
Published: 01 May 2014
... studies, and digital research on race, gender, class, and disability and their impact on cultures around the world. adeline koh is Assistant Professor of Literature and Director of DH@Stockton, the Digital Humanities Center at Richard Stockton College ( http://dh.stockton.edu ). Her work spans the...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 36–53.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the insect swarm of wasps to embody his crowd, his chorus of furious, cantankerous, militant, and class-conscious jurors. Such a swarm is depicted with affection even as Aristophanes seems to deplore their manipulation by demagogues. Their “becoming-animal” offers a riotous, exhilarating line of...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 32–47.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., “The Short Happy Life” has been a popular target of mainstream feminist critique. Far less attention has been paid to the story's racial dynamics, despite its African setting and the crucial role that both race and class, that is, “whiteness” and white privilege, play in advancing the narrative...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 17–63.
Published: 01 May 2011
... enabled it to emerge as a robust category implicated in projects that include the policing and exclusions of immigrants; nation-states' disciplinary penetration of rural and urban subaltern communities; dominance by specific national, ethnic, or class groups; manipulation of liberal values in the service...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 172–228.
Published: 01 May 2011
... class and ethnic groups in Turkey, tending to focus attention, rather, on an essentialized “Kurdish” or “Eastern” culture as the main dynamic behind honor crimes. Blame for the practice is attributed to the intractable customs of backward peoples, customs that are disconnected from discussions of...
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differences (1 May 2018) 29 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 May 2018
... that maintained the limitations of class in successive generations. Insofar as it provides a rationale for dismantling the welfare state, the same concept of the single-family household has continued to define the family even under neoliberalism. What does it mean, then, that novelists now writing for...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., always already shaped by (gendered, racialized, classed, sexual) power. This fiction of mutuality emphasizes the importance of the individual rather than structures of power, strengthening the logic of “he said, she said” in the aftermath of violence and once again leaving redress for harm largely out of...
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differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): 57–75.
Published: 01 December 1999
... of Class in Elizabeth Stuart Phelps's The Silent Partner.” Rethinking Class:Literary Studies and Social Formations . Ed. Wai Chee Dimock and Michael T. Gilmore. New York: Columbia UP, 1994 . 267 –85. Levander, Caroline Field. Voices of the Nation: Women and Public Speech in Nineteenth-Century...
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differences (1 May 2001) 12 (1): 50–78.
Published: 01 May 2001
... India on the American Screen, 1896–1955 . Cambridge, Mass.: Center for International Studies at mit, 1955 . Jones, Gareth Stedman. Outcast London: A Study of the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society . Oxford:Clarendon, 1971 . Kepley, Vance, Jr. “Griffith's Broken Blossoms and the...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 22–50.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Bebel August . Women under Socialism . New York : New York Labor News , 1904 . Engels Frederick . The Condition of the Working Class in England . New York : Oxford UP , 1999 . ———. “ Letter to Gertrud Guillaume-Schack .” 5 July 1885 . Marx-Engels Collected Works. Vol. 47...
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differences (1 May 2006) 17 (1): 147–157.
Published: 01 May 2006
... civilization. Secondly, the Movement operates within a class society—here is the first problem: women are not a class in the Marxian sense. The male- female relationship cuts across class lines, but the immediate needs and...
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differences (1 September 2007) 18 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2007
... language are symbolized all these divisions and partitions—sexual borders, of course, but also national and ethnic borders, and borders of race and class. 4 Sexual Violence at the...
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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2008
... have constructed the initially neglected or forgotten contributions of working-class and labor women to suffrage movements both on the regional and national levels. Feminist cultural critics, like Lisa Tickner, Barbara Green, Jane...