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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 73–102.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Brady Thomas Heiner Among the principal demands of contemporary political theory and practice is to determine habitable alternatives to (1) the violent and falsely two-sided dynamic of sovereignty and (2) the modern equation of the unitary, self-governing entity with the human itself. This essay...
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differences (1 September 2015) 26 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Wendy Hui Kyong Chun; Sarah Friedland This essay attempts to disable the “ruinous” logic that has fueled recent slut-shaming on Web 2.0 by making visible the ways in which our machines are promiscuous—routinely “leaking.” The authors present the leak as a habit so as to disrupt the illusion of...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 141–167.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Erica R. Edwards This essay works at the intersection of queer critique and black feminism to elaborate the problem that the incorporation of minority difference into the institutions and imaginaries of contemporary global power poses for our habits of thought in feminist studies. Attending to...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 143–175.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Joan Copjec This paper is the first part of a two-part attempt to distinguish that repetition that founds a behaviorist notion of habit from another, obscure mechanism of repetition. The argument moves from the discussion of an eleventh-century thought experiment, devised by the Muslim mystic...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 165–167.
Published: 01 November 2015
... . 3 : 1 – 22 . Bargu Banu . “ Althusser’s Materialist Theater: Ideology and Its Aporias .” 26 . 3 : 81 – 106 . Butler Judith . “ Theatrical Machines .” 26 . 3 : 23 – 42 . Chun Wendy Hui Kyong . “ Habits of Leaking: Of Sluts and Network Cards .” 26 . 2 : 1 – 28...
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differences (1 December 2014) 25 (3): 123–143.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Nietzsche’s conception of eternal return, as well as Husserl’s notion of habituation or habit, defined as a preconscious substrate of “passive activities” that condition the spontaneous acts of the rational subject ( Husserl, Cartesian 66 ). For Benjamin, the discovery of these primal histories was bound up...
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differences (1 September 2002) 13 (2): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2002
... women (to mention only the pathologized aspects of bowel habits), and nothing has been written about how bowel “regularity” becomes one of the means by which women exercise “control” in their daily lives. In the following pages, I would like to...
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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 139–149.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... Architecture from the Outside: Essays on Virtual and Real Space . Cambridge: mit p, 2001 . Hird, Myra J. “Feminist Matters: New Materialist Considerations of Sexual Difference.” Feminist Studies 5.2 ( 2004 ): 223 -32. Kirby, Vicki. “Corporeal Habits: Addressing Essentialism Differently.” Hypatia...
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differences (1 December 2016) 27 (3): 132–144.
Published: 01 December 2016
... continuity of the self-same as inherently unviable and as producing negative figures of alterity, she does not concurrently undertake to problematize the epistemic contingency of that view—its preoccupations, exclusions, conditions, methodological habits, style, and telos. These are no less open to challenge...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 48–62.
Published: 01 May 2010
... style and idiomatic habits: in effect, it commands authority. Let me stick with this point and give it some backup, if that should prove possible. Let us approach this issue with the aim of exploring the authority that differences...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 1–8.
Published: 01 December 2009
... “habit” as that against which Augustine (and later, Merleau-Ponty) measures the concept of the human, habit being the margin of corporeality that the soul both struggles against and cannot subsist without. In a...
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differences (1 May 1999) 11 (1): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., or to the masculine riding habit, indicated both a specificity and a confusion of gender. In the begin- ning of the century the “amazone” was still primarily used to refer to women who joined clubs and were politically active. As...
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differences (1 September 1999) 11 (2): 134–152.
Published: 01 September 1999
... double-edged medium: because buildings embody unresolved social contradictions in proximate form, they serve as a locus of potentially radical transformative power. And yet because buildings are appropriated by habit as we live in...
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differences (1 September 1999) 11 (2): 204–227.
Published: 01 September 1999
..., that set of terms is still pertinent)? What emotional imperatives are attached to it? What sense of a necessary and or desirable personal space is now coalescing within habitation culture? The body of this...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 191–195.
Published: 01 September 2018
... by which we assign the benefits of marriage uses racial category to narrow or expand our perception of who is more like whom; it tells us who can be considered marriageable or untouchable. Our habit of burying the relentlessly polyglot nature of our American identity renders us blind to how...
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differences (1 May 2005) 16 (1): 63–102.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Country.” Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose . Ed. Sally and Robert Fitzgerald. New York: Farrar, 1969 . 25 -35. ____. A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories . London: Women's, 1980 . ____. “Greenleaf.” Everything 24 -53. ____. The Habit of Being: Letters . New York: Farrar, 1979...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2011
... 5 the skin, and through cultivated habits of response.7 In this instance, the human sensorium’s lack of precision—its propensity toward error, decep- tion, and subjectivism—makes for an interesting contrast with the path of...
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differences (1 December 2018) 29 (3): 33–57.
Published: 01 December 2018
... habitation that the subject inhabits, albeit with some persistent anxiety about its foundations and its security. Another house of man’s being that Irigaray takes up in her work is the order of language and discourse and of logos, more broadly. This will sound somewhat familiar to readers of Heidegger...
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differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 1999
... sentiment, and the way those various significances are symbolically worked through and ideologically relegated to gender. Science and Sentiment We’re not much in the habit of thinking science could have...
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differences (1 September 1999) 11 (2): 1–21.
Published: 01 September 1999
... provide ourselves with an image of the ultimate ground of perception—a habit that Descartes literalized when he placed the principal seat of the soul in the conarium, or pineal gland. By the way he imaged the eviscer- ated fish at the...