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differences (2011) 22 (1): 111–145.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of competition laws constitute a continuation of the project of modernization in the global south. Neoliberal institutions, in other words, build on the “modernizing imaginary” of the nation-state rather than constitute an exception...
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 90–109.
Published: 01 December 2022
... to examine the boundary between clinical space and the “context of the world” in which it is situated. greenspr@newschool.edu © 2022 by Brown University and differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2022 deconstruction Frantz Fanon global modernisms Marie Langer postcolonial...
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differences (2013) 24 (3): 101–126.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Alexander Des Forges This article argues that the concept of cultural capital as it is generally used in the study of the modern West constitutes a catachresis with three fundamentally problematic aspects: it shortchanges the productive capacity of capital; it assumes a commensurability between...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 150–171.
Published: 01 September 2013
... in present Chinese society. The cross-dressing performance transgresses the boundaries between man and woman, traditional and modern, local and global, marginal and mainstream. The crisis of categories that this trespassing entails has proven significant for cultural reform and renewal. Li Yugang’s story...
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differences (1998) 10 (3): 119–158.
Published: 01 November 1998
... . 115 – 42 . Ling Lily (L. H. M.). “ Sex Machine: Global Hypermasculinity and Images of the Asian Woman in Modernity .” positions: east Asia cultures critique 7 . 2 (Forthcoming) Lowe Donald . The Body in Late-Capitalist usa . Chicago : Chicago UP , 1995 . Maiden Rosé...
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differences (2007) 18 (3): 128–151.
Published: 01 December 2007
... engaged in conservative Christian sexual politics. Their embrace of the issue of “modern-day slavery,” like global warming, has served to dif- ferentiate these new evangelicals from their Christian right predeces...
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differences (2009) 20 (2-3): 194–223.
Published: 01 December 2009
... to trafficking in migrant laborers. The article posits a model of salability, based on disposable life and recycled humanity, where entry into the market as either subject or object is the condition of survival in the modern security regime. Against a terrain of precariously asserted and suspended subjectivity...
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differences (2019) 30 (3): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2019
... change French literature sea level rise Anthropocene As Paris was preparing to host the twenty-first United Nations Climate Conference (cop 21) in the last week of November 2015, the daily newspaper Libération devoted its Thursday literature supplement to the global climate crisis, inviting...
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differences (2002) 13 (1): 45–76.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of modern history. The episode that is most frequently said to stand at the origin of Thailand’s insertion into the globalizing political economy occurred in 1855, with the signing of a treaty by Sir John Bowring and then King...
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differences (2002) 13 (2): 90–126.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of Women's Aesthetic Consciousness [Nuxing shenmei yishi tan wei]. Zhengzhou: Henan People's P, 1989 . ———. “From `Modernization' to`Globalization': Where Are Chinese Women?” [Cong `xiandaihua'dao `quanqiuhua': Zhongguo nüren zai nali?]. Unpublished short essay solicited by Signs. 2001...
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differences (2012) 23 (1): 62–100.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., heterocentrism, sexism, elit- ism, imperialism, teleology, master narratives, and phallogocentrism, the linguistic vehicle of this totalizing oppression. In the cultural stud- ies–dominated intellectual aftermath of global decolonization, reason became the worst discursive criminal of the modern West...
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differences (1993) 5 (3): 154–178.
Published: 01 November 1993
... (relative, that is, to modern industrialized cities), the flyovers displace mechanisms of orientation that rely on contiguity and concrete detail and demand a more abstract system of finding directions, such as that employed by motorists on U.S. freeways. To inquire into the effects of this new metropolitan...
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differences (2008) 19 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of abolishing the class system. Women's texts of nonrevolutionary socialism from across the global North-South divide, however, confront us with new figures and concepts for thinking unorganized resistance, everyday exigencies, and the shape of the ethical within globalization. This essay studies...
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differences (2008) 19 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Modernity . London: Sage, 1992 . Bender, Thomas. Preface . Bender vii -ix. Bender, Thomas, ed. Rethinking American History in a Global Age . Berkeley: u of California p, 2002 . Bullard, Richard D., ed. Unequal Protection: Environmental Justice and Communities of Color . San Francisco: Sierra...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 51–92.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., and in truth, women and feminism are foundations of modernity no matter how modernity is qualified. Professors Ruri Ito (Transnational Sociology Program), Naoko Miyaji, m.d. (Department at the Graduate School of Social Sciences), and Iyotani Toshio (Institute for the Study of Global Issues) arranged...
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differences (2009) 20 (2-3): 1–8.
Published: 01 December 2009
... so basic as a shortage of natural resources and a global economic recession to make a critical mass of modern individuals feel their dependence on populations they regard as less human than they are, 8...
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differences (2016) 27 (3): 20–44.
Published: 01 December 2016
... a site of “modernity” since the end of the nineteenth century, first in its early cosmopolitanism, carved into foreign concessions following the Opium Wars (1839–42 and 1856–60), then in its heyday as the birthplace of Chinese cinema in the 1930s and 1940s, and finally in its distinct global character...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Chinese women and feminism in the global con- text of colonial modernity, exploring the complex formation (via theories and representations) of modern women as a social subject in the Chinese context.2 In her essay included...
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differences (1995) 7 (1): 75–145.
Published: 01 April 1995
...: The Idea of Publicness in Modern Philosophy and in Global Neocolonialism .” Social Text 43 ( 1995 ): 163 – 90 . Chomsky Noam . “ Letter from Lexington .” Lies of Our Times 4 . 9 ( 1993 ): 6 – 9 . Chomsky Noam . “ Rationality/Science .” Z Papers . Chomsky Noam . “ Sweet...
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differences (1995) 7 (1): 165–187.
Published: 01 April 1995
..., Cultural Identity, and the Public Sphere in the Modern World .” Public Culture 10 ( 1993 ): 251 – 65 . Gates Henry Louis Jr, . “ A Liberalism of Heart and Spine .” New York Times 27 Mar 1994 . Ghosh Amitay . In an Antique Land . New York : Knopf , 1993 . Gourgouris...