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differences (1 December 2002) 13 (3): 64–82.
Published: 01 December 2002
...LAURIE E. NARANCH 2002 laurie naranch is Visiting Instructor in Political Science at Providence College, where she teaches political theory. Her current research is on the work of Castoriadis and feminist debates about autonomy, freedom,and universality. Aristotle. De Anima . Ed...
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differences (1 September 2003) 14 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Press, 1998) and of Grounds of Comparison: Around the Work of Benedict Anderson (forthcoming with Routledge, 2003). This article is drawn from his forthcoming book, Spectral Nationality: Passages of Freedom from Kant to Postcolonial Literatures of Liberation (Columbia University Press, 2003). He is...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 126–147.
Published: 01 May 2019
... silence has spurred a fraught move toward confession and publicity. This form of black feminist storytelling—characterized as a bind of black sexual freedom—generates a culture of confession and exposure that reinforces black female fungibility under the guise of sexual liberation and limits alternative...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 142–164.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Sara Cohen Shabot This article argues that Dogville , a film by the polemical Danish director Lars von Trier (2003) , has a great deal to say on the themes of freedom and of the ambiguity of oppression. This discussion of the film’s philosophical grounding brings several defining ideas of...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 141–167.
Published: 01 May 2015
... black women’s sexuality in state narratives of black freedom and black freedom-to-secure against the backdrop of the racial makeovers of the late twentieth century, and at the same time turning to black women’s expressive culture as a site that both reflects and troubles those racial makeovers, this...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 131–150.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Deleuze saw these three processes as kindred methods of producing impersonality and freedom. As a way of complicating Deleuze’s notion of freedom as the production of impersonal flows, this essay reads his meditations on his chronic illness as a way to flesh out his own reading and writing on masochism...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 196–203.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Mignon R. Moore In Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage Equality , Katherine Franke asks what kind of freedom and what kind of equality the capacity to marry mobilizes. She explores this question comparatively through, on the one hand, the case of African Americans after slavery and, on the other, the...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 68–95.
Published: 01 September 2018
... as a hegemonic other. Central here is Lorde’s navigation of the notion of family —and the black heterosexual companionate unit—that haunts the imagining of black freedom. Indeed, Lorde’s thinking overcomes the troubled calculus of domesticity by asserting relationality not through the twoness of...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 May 2019
... sex as crime, the confessional risks and rewards of “testimony,” the sadomasochism of Catharine MacKinnon’s influential work, and the political necessity of refusing visibility and speech as the ascribed priorities for black feminist sexual freedom. The final thematic foregrounds the university and...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Emily A. Owens This essay frames contemporary antiviolence movements’ embrace of “consent” through its historical context. To the extent that consent has been a harbinger of liberal humanism, it has frequently sutured the freedom of some to the unfreedom of most. In particular, this essay...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 197–227.
Published: 01 May 2019
... freedom is to be secured. This exploration of institutional feminism’s imbrications with affirmative consent focuses on the space of the university precisely because it is the location of an emphatic amplification of affirmative consent as the paradigmatic form of ethical, legal, and Left political sex...
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 112–139.
Published: 01 December 2010
...,” examining its accounts of description and “minimal critical agency” and its skepticism concerning radical freedom and the interpretative heroics of literary analysis from the point of view of Althusser's radically different account of reading as a “guilty” practice, one marked by productivity and the...
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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2008
... suffragettes' contribution to political modernity is not limited to the enfranchisement of women, although this was an enormous victory. Equally significant is the suffragettes' discourse of revolution, which, as Hannah Arendt argues, reveals the inextricable connection between freedom, the emergence of female...
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differences (1 December 2002) 13 (3): np.
Published: 01 December 2002
...: Osaka, circa 1866 laurie naranch 64 The Imaginary and a Political Quest for Freedom...
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differences (1 September 2004) 15 (2): 54–90.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Press, 1994), Feminism and the Abyss of Freedom (Chicago University Press,forthcoming 2004), and articles on feminist theory and democratic theory. Arendt, Hannah. The Human Condition . Chicago: u, of Chicago p, 1989 . ____. Lectures on Kant's Political Philosophy . Ed. Ronald Beiner...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 189–190.
Published: 01 September 2018
... larger story of freedom and equality for a group of people that were thought of as deserving the stigma, shame and discrimination they suffered. (Franke, “Note”) Skepticism about the gay community’s pursuit of marriage as a sought-after civil right and badge of citizenship led Katherine Franke, the...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2018
...) of the nation and its laws and customs than we sometimes realize. The black slave Dred Scott, who unsuccessfully sued for freedom for himself and his family, lives in the annals of American history as the plaintiff in the infamous u.s . Supreme Court decision in Dred Scott v. John Sandford (1857...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 107–115.
Published: 01 November 2015
... which the social universe is composed, trying to figure out, more precisely, why the social universe has so much injustice built into it and how much freedom we have to take it apart and put it together differently. 1 Althusser’s thinking on theater and art was not intended for readers primarily...
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differences (1 September 2007) 18 (2): 72–102.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of the North, 1780-1861 . Baltimore, md: Johns Hopkins up, 1974 . Omi, Michael, and Howard Winant. Racial Formation in the United States, From the 1960s to the 1990s . New York: Routledge, 1994 . Parker, Freddie L. Running for Freedom: Slave Runaways in North Carolina, 1775-1840 . New York...
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differences (1 September 2005) 16 (2): 116–137.
Published: 01 September 2005
... because an object, as the dictionary tells us, becomes a gift only when it is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation. Freedom, generosity, or gratuity thus defi ne the gift, turn- ing an object into a present beyond counterpoise...