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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2019
... reach. © 2019 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2019 freedom politics of consent consent as contract consent as transaction sexual egalitarianism When the New York Times published “45 Stories of Sex and Consent on Campus,” last year, the...
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differences (1 May 2013) 24 (1): 30–54.
Published: 01 May 2013
... as in historical practice), consent was compromised and qualified from its inception. If it was an indispensable pillar of social contract theory, one demanding each gen- eration’s rechoosing the existing terms of political...
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differences (1 May 2013) 24 (1): 55–103.
Published: 01 May 2013
... political engagement. The author proposes supplanting (temporarily, partially) the consenting adult with comparatively unsexy, less parsimonious elucidations of fairness and debility as provisional first principles of progressive sexual politics. Taking fairness and debility seriously would rightly extend...
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differences (1 September 2007) 18 (2): 24–71.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., and fraternity.” She argues that the critique of patriarchalism effected by the contract theorists and their male critics as the conflict between the political rights of fathers and the natural liberties of sons has left in...
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differences (1 May 2005) 16 (1): 103–125.
Published: 01 May 2005
... other than the marriage contract, to Hester Prynne’s imagining of a new sexual contract in Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter (1850) (“As a fi rst step, the whole system of society is to be torn down” [113 to Isabel Archer’s tragic attempt to “marry...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 May 2019
... contestations over its rules of sexual engagement, including deliberations on the Larry Nassar case, the complexity of “consentas a property-based ethics, the pedagogy of “trigger warnings,” and the difficulties facing institutional feminism as it seeks to found and promote a university culture free of sexual...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 100–118.
Published: 01 May 2019
... know this is rape, how do we separate consent from a patriarchal understanding of feminine sexuality—if at all? Even as MacKinnon answers all of her own questions, she maintains that there is no neutral place from which one can gather data and come at proper knowledge; consciousness is as ideologically...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 20–41.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Iain Morland In debates about the medical management of intersex, also known as “disorders of sex development,” it is often assumed that morally good treatment can make patients, families, and doctors feel comfortable and, conversely, that morally bad treatment generates feelings of discomfort...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 81–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., if still aporetically, producing a philosophical object that is only nominally the same as the one with which he began. Most importantly, unlike the chain of discrepancies that Althusser identifies as internal to Rousseau’s Social Contract , as necessary constituents of Rousseau’s philosophical...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 43–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
...?]” (151). It is only after leaving the scene from which there is no exit, not because the exit is blocked but because its boundary recedes before us as we approach it, and after an interval of time contracted into an instant that Althusser turns around or turns back ( Je me retourne ) as if in response to...
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differences (1 September 2017) 28 (2): 86–115.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Tracy McNulty As a drive to the inorganic, the death drive is fundamentally opposed to sensuality and, specifically, to pleasure and pain. This is why Gilles Deleuze understands Freud’s account of the death drive as the “beyond of the pleasure principle” not in terms of the transgression of a...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 96–125.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Rebecca Wanzo This essay is an attempt to work through the nature of the cultural injury produced by the African American male celebrity—an injury that is frequently enacted as intimate violence—and to hypothesize why public accusations of such injuries so often affectively challenge black subjects...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 194–223.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the politicization of death and a reckoning of the dying body, through what Achille Mbembe refers to as “necropolitics.” Drawing on the work of Mbembe, Michel Foucault, Judith Butler, and others, the authors contend that the limit of the human posed by the articulation of colonial frames within...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 54–72.
Published: 01 December 2009
... to argue that just as we can read parts of the Tractatus Theologico-Politicus (ttp) and the entire Tractatus Politicus (tp) as cri- tiques of the legal subject (and of the entire apparatus of right, contract, and consent), it is...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 21–67.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Rhode Island. Popularly defined as a social union, a legal contract, and a religious rite, with a built-in heterosexual presumption, the institution of marriage would become practically and ideologically incompatible with the institution of slavery as it evolved into the basis of the Southern...
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differences (1 December 2007) 18 (3): 81–96.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... Sup. Ct. 1965 . Haag, Pamela. Consent: Sexual Rights and the Transformation of American Liberalism . Ithaca, ny: Cornell up, 1999 . Lawrence v. Texas . 539 u.s. 558. u.s. Sup. Ct. 2003 . Loving v. Virginia . 388 u.s. 1. u.s. Sup. Ct. 1967 . Morris, David B. The Culture of Pain...
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differences (1 May 1999) 11 (1): 68–111.
Published: 01 May 1999
... uncertainty of consent” (103). Viewed in these terms, the Marriage Act has important implications for historiography itself. In particular, its legacy as a force of order and stability raises a number of pressing questions about our capacity...
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differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 December 1999
... Europe, this figure was used in American stories to break up the traditional patriarchal family in a way that ushered in a new family based on mutual consent, as I will show in reading William Hill Brown’s Power of Sympathy. It was not...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the legal rights of a master over his slave, than by the consent of the master that the slave should enter into a contract of marriage, in a free state” (qtd. in Hunter 62). Each in its own way a “peculiar institution,” slavery and marriage were incompatible, even for those bondmen and women who...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 148–178.
Published: 01 December 2009
... by plurality of voices, unto one Will” (120). In elaborating this axis of the contract authorizing sovereignty, Hobbes takes care to avoid passing off his rhetoric as logic or his fictional narrative as history. Hobbes...