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differences (1996) 8 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 1996
... Merchants: Accounting, Civility, and the Natural Laws of Gender Feminist historians (including myself) have spent a good part of the last twenty years trying to explain how and why women have been systematically excluded from equal participation in an entire range of human activities, from waged labor...
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differences (1997) 9 (1): 49–67.
Published: 01 April 1997
... . Veeder H. Aram , ed. Confessions of the Critics . New York : Routledge , 1996 . CLAIRE KAHANE Gender and Patrimony: Mourning the Dead Father I have to claim my father . .. [but] in order to claim him I have in a sense to expose him. (Rich 176) L the last several years there has been a notable...
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differences (1997) 9 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 November 1997
...Leora Auslander Copyright © 1997 by Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 1997 Works Cited Acker Joan . Doing Comparable Worth: Gender, Class, and Pay Equity . Philadelphia : Temple UP , 1989 . Armstrong Patricia A. “ Female Genital...
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differences (1994) 6 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 April 1994
...Nancy K. Miller NANCY K. MILLER Representing Others: Gender and the Subjects of Autobiography Our sweetest moments are relative and collective, and our true self is not wholly within us. (Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Rousseau, Judge of Jean Jacques: Dialogues) 1 [O]ne writes for a specific dead person...
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differences (1994) 6 (1): 129–166.
Published: 01 April 1994
...Laura Ring LAURA RING Sexual Harassment and the Production of Gender I came to explore the wreck. The words are purposes. The words are maps. I came to see the damage that was done and the treasures that prevail. (Rich 163) Le cultural phenomenon we have come to refer to as sexual harassment...
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differences (2021) 32 (3): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Tech increases social inequality, how algorithms are racist, and how math is a weapon. Do algorithms discriminate along gendered lines? Do mathematical systems harbor an essential bias? This essay shows that mathematics has long been defined through an elemental gendering, that within such typing...
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differences (1989) 1 (3): 137–159.
Published: 01 November 1989
...Marjorie Garber MARJORIE GARBER Spare Parts: The Surgical Construction of Gender The JVlaserati I picked up in Modena was a reconditioned model. Previously owned, the car had been lovingly rebuilt by the craftsman who had original(r made it. The guarantee uJas the same as if it had been new. My...
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differences (1989) 1 (3): 108–136.
Published: 01 November 1989
... of Illinois P , 1979 . Walker Peter . Moral Choices: Memory, Desire, and Imagination in Nineteenth-Century American Abolition . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State UP , 1978 . GEORGE P. CUNNINGHAM "Called Into Existence": Desire, Gender, and Voice in Frederick Douglass's Narrative of 1845 11...
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differences (1991) 3 (3): 69–93.
Published: 01 November 1991
...Eric O. Clarke Fetal Attraction: Hegel's An-aesthetics of Gender ERIC O. CLARKE Mer the meal had ended and the guest departed, Goethe asked his daughter: "Now how did you like that man?" "Strange," she replied, "I cannot tell whether he is brilliant or mad. He seems to me to be an unclear thinker...
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differences (1992) 4 (2): 16–44.
Published: 01 July 1992
...N. Katherine Hayles N. KATHERINE HAYLES Gender Encoding in Fluid Mechanics: Masculine Channels and Feminine Flows One of the contested issues in the contemporary social study of science is whether scientific theories are culturally encoded, particularly with regard to gender. Convincing cases have...
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differences (2008) 19 (3): 28–58.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Rosalyn Diprose This article explores the impossibility and necessity of belonging to gender, race, and place. It does so against the background of Ivan Sen's Australian film Beneath Clouds (2001), with the specificities of Australian landscape and the rural/urban divide that it captures...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 8–21.
Published: 01 September 2013
... discourses and cultural movements of the 1980s. Second, it articulates the historical specificity and contingent meanings of Li’s major concept of sexual and gender differences. And lastly, it explores the theoretical and political innovation and limitation of Li’s postsocialist feminist discourse...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 93–108.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Dong Limin This essay examines the ways a gender studies perspective has been applied in Chinese academic reflections on China’s socialist culture and practice during the so-called Seventeen-Year Period, which spanned from the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949 to the beginning...
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differences (2022) 33 (1): 92–118.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Emily Waller This study places Longus’s Daphnis and Chloe in dialogue with Foucault and Freud, arguing that within the liminality of adolescence, the formation of gendered subjectivity is a condition of “reversible potentiality” in which any given act of the subject represents the radical potential...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Anne Emmanuelle Berger From its founding, women’s and gender studies developed along a transatlantic epistemological and geopolitical axis. An interdisciplinary field, it fostered difficult conversations among disciplines that had each developed its own conceptual language. Women’s and gender...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 79–102.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Clare Hemmings As a way of trying to ensure that feminism remains accountable and inclusive, there is an institutional tendency to multiply the subjects and objects of inquiry within women’s and gender studies. While sympathetic to this impulse, this essay also recognizes that such pluralization...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 103–124.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Tuija Pulkkinen This essay concerns the contingent and pluralized history of feminist institutions in academia, arguing against two commonly misconstrued oppositions: first, that between the feminist movement and feminist academic institutions; and second, that between the feminist focus on gender...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 153–177.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Elizabeth Weed The essay asks what current thinking about gender has to do with the rather widespread claims that critique is finally dead. In posing that question, it asks what gender and a putatively exhausted critique have to do with the logic of capital as it appears to us in these times...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 178–197.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Éric Fassin In transatlantic sex wars, gender is supposedly alien to French culture, as if it were essentially American. This nationalist cliché can be turned upside down if one takes language seriously. Gender is not only, but it is also, a grammatical term, especially in French. It is omnipresent...
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differences (2003) 14 (2): 27–48.
Published: 01 September 2003
... at the University of Virginia. Abram, David. The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World . New York: Harper, 1998 . Adam, Alison. Artificial Knowing: Gender and the Thinking Machine . New York: Routledge, 1998 . Berlinski, David. The Advent of the Algorithm: The 300...