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differences (1 May 2009) 20 (1): 102–116.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Manic-Depressive States.” 1940 . Love, Guilt, and Reparation 344 -69. ———. Love, Guilt, and Reparation and Other Works 1921–1945 . London: Virago, 1988 . ———. “ What Does Death Represent to the Individual? ” Unpubl. ms. 1 -9. Melanie Klein Archives, Contemporary Medical Archives Centre at...
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differences (1 May 2008) 19 (1): 96–127.
Published: 01 May 2008
... an extreme version of the experiences devolving from mind/body union. Far from suggesting that fetuses, like born human beings, were individuals (as they are portrayed in pro-life rhetoric), Descartes invited his readers to consider that born human beings, like fetuses, comprised embodied minds...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 179–193.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Filippo Del Lucchese Starting with Gilbert Simondon's theory of the individual (singular and collective) and its genesis, developed in his book L'individuation psychique et collective , this article discusses the principle of individuation and the critique of finalism. Simondon distinguishes and...
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differences (1 May 2009) 20 (1): 157–180.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Renata Salecl Postindustrial society thrives on the idea of choice. The individual is not only perceived as able to choose among various consumer objects; he or she is also taken as someone who can choose his or her identity, sexual orientation, body shape, and so on. In the ideology of...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 20–41.
Published: 01 September 2012
... analyzes the role of feelings in such debates. It argues against accounts of “lived experience” that cast feelings as purely personal, to focus instead on interpersonal feelings between individuals with and without intersex anatomies and with and without histories of genital surgery. The article draws on...
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differences (1 December 2013) 24 (3): 101–126.
Published: 01 December 2013
... different types of aesthetic production and consumption that cannot obtain; and it overlooks the crucial contribution of individual labor to the accumulation and exchange of cultural capital. If we turn our attention from nineteenth- and twentieth-century Europe to early modern (Ming and Qing) China, the...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 42–73.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Lina Dib Starting with the assumption that memory and temporality are the fabric from which both individuals and societies are cut, scientists who are part of a network called Memories for Life seek to redress the fallible nature of human memory. Through the design of wearable cameras and sensors...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 82–90.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Terrance Wooten “Sex offender” is used in two senses. First, it is a legal category that defines individuals who have been convicted of specific sex crimes. These crimes range in degree and severity but predominantly consider themes of violence, predation, and propriety. In popular representation...
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differences (1 May 2008) 19 (1): 128–167.
Published: 01 May 2008
... something necessarily metaphysical. In contrast, for Cavarero ontology, must be reconsidered and treated with cattive intenzioni , bad intentions, because if it is simply questioned or deconstructed, and thus avoided, then ontology itself is not transformed. By focusing on the uniqueness of the individual...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 136–164.
Published: 01 September 2012
... remains cogent, this article argues, for a field in which individual events and texts and large-scale social and political formations are often bound together by no framework other than their putative belonging to one and the same block of time—that is, a period. Aiming to reform this concept in order to...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 93–108.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to treat woman as an invisible category whose individual agency and distinct, complex subjectivities are sacrificed to the patriarchal state’s priorities and socialist ideology. As a case study for alternative ways to reflect on women’s struggles during the Mao era, the essay analyzes several stories...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 109–129.
Published: 01 September 2013
... political and ethical practice; during the Han and Wei (220-65 ce ) dynasties, she plays an important role in the integration of yin and yang metaphysics, social morality, expressions of individual feeling, and legal order into a harmonious and cohesive aesthetic and ideological structure. This article...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 150–171.
Published: 01 September 2013
... story of transformation from grass roots to mainstream demonstrates the possibilities of success for talented and aspiring individuals. Furthermore, he should be applauded for his contribution to the internationalization of Chinese culture. Having made many successful tours in a number of countries, he...
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differences (1 November 2015) 26 (3): 116–141.
Published: 01 November 2015
... private and the public, suggesting a sort of collectivity that neither presumes autonomous individuals nor is subsumed to a unitary state power. © 2015 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2015 melodrama family socialism reorganization of labor...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Vicki Kirby Attempting to explain the how, what, and why of normativity has exercised the attentions of social analysts for centuries, remaining an enduring puzzle in sociology since its disciplinary inception. A nest of related riddles attend the subjectivation of the individual, or how the social...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 54–72.
Published: 01 December 2009
... seek that which is useful to them individually they are most useful to each other, might appear, as A. O. Hirschman argued, to render him both a follower of the Stoics and a predecessor of Mandeville and Smith. This essay takes the opposite view, arguing that Spinoza is above all the theoretician of...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Timothy Bewes This article discusses Dicle Koğacıoğlu's 2004 essay “The Tradition Effect: Framing Honor Crimes in Turkey.” It considers Koğacıoğlu's formulation of the “tradition effect” in the light of several other “effects” put forward by social theorists and philosophers: the “individual effect...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 64–89.
Published: 01 May 2011
... “Turkish origins,” the recent Turkish migrants from Bulgaria continue to deploy the language of ethnic privilege in pursuing their claims. While such particularistic claims may result in individual gains for some migrants, they tend to preclude collective forms of migrant organizing and foreclose the...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 74–118.
Published: 01 December 2012
... from—and challenging—Darwinian and neo-Darwinian accounts of orchid-insect contact and controversial research on plant communication, Hustak and Myers demonstrate the interdependence of seemingly unrelated life forms. The evolving entity within this framework is not an individual organism but a...
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differences (1 May 2018) 29 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 May 2018
... a global anglophone readership have suddenly and single-mindedly stopped reproducing the domestic ideology on which the novel rose to hegemony, that to live minimally productive and happy lives, individuals, men no less than women, had to form households? What does this vanishing act mean for the...