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differences (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 (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...
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differences (2013) 24 (3): 101–126.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., the 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...
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differences (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 a global...
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differences (2020) 31 (1): 98–134.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the politics of race, sexuality, and gender that energize cultural practices of mimesis. In mimicking The Cosby Show , Not the Cosbys XXX reveals the racial, sexual, and class politics of authenticity critical to mimesis as a salient technology for the (re)production of blackness in visual culture...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 31–53.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and 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 (2012) 23 (1): 32–61.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 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 that catalyzes fears...
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differences (2013) 24 (1): 169–191.
Published: 01 May 2013
... 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 objectified...
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differences (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. Racializing...
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differences (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 (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...
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differences (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 flight from...
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differences (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...
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differences (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 (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...
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differences (2021) 32 (3): 53–84.
Published: 01 December 2021
... is that of the so-called refrigerator mother. The refrigerator mother is not the only bad model of maternality that midcentury psychiatry discovered, however; overstimulating mothers, called in this study “hot mothers,” were identified as equally problematic. From the mid-1940s until the 1960s and beyond, class...
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differences (1999) 11 (3): 57–75.
Published: 01 December 1999
... and the Occult:African-American Revisions of Nineteenth-Century Sciences.” alh 8.1 (Spring 1996 ): 57 –82. Gordon, Linda. Woman's Body, Woman's Right . New York: Penguin, 1974 . Hendler, Glenn. “The Limits of Sympathy.” alh 3.4 (Winter 1991 ): 685 –706. Lang, Amy Schrager. “The Syntax of Class...
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differences (1995) 7 (3): 141–164.
Published: 01 November 1995
... .” Journal of American Culture 8 . 3 ( 1985 ): 35 – 46 . Hall Jacquelyn Dowd . “ Private Eyes, Public Women: Images of Class and Sex in the Urban South, Atlanta, Georgia, 1913–1915 .” Work Engendered: Toward a New History of American Labor . Ed. Baron Ava . Ithaca : Cornell UP , 1991...
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differences (1990) 2 (2): 3–40.
Published: 01 July 1990
...Nancy Armstrong Copyright © 1990 by Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 1990 Works Cited Abelson Elaine S. When Ladies Go A-Thieving: Middle-Class Shoplifters in the Victorian Department Store . New York : Oxford UP , 1989 . Acton...
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differences (2001) 12 (1): 50–78.
Published: 01 May 2001
... and 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...