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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2014
... technology and education by invoking Lauren Berlant’s term cruel optimism and challenges assertions that technical savvy yields more jobs for undergraduates and that moocs reduce the cost of higher education. Chun insists that if the humanities are at risk, it is because they have capitulated to a...
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differences (1 May 2006) 17 (1): 147–157.
Published: 01 May 2006
... men the com- petitive, aggressive characteristics required to keep a job and to get ahead in the job. Thus, the Performance Principle and the alienation implied in it would be sustained and reproduced by a larger number of...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 79–92.
Published: 01 May 2014
... humanities. Indeed, it is largely due to the apparently instrumental or utilitarian value of the digital humani- ties (their ability to provide liberal arts majors with digital skills that can be turned into productive jobs) that...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 26–45.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... Cox Geoff Krysa Joasia . Brooklyn : Autonomedia , 2005 . 95 – 105 . James William . Memories and Studies . 1911 . Rockville : Arc Manor , 2008 . Jaschik Scott . “ Disappearing Jobs .” Inside Higher Education 17 Dec. 2009 . http://www.insidehighered.com/news...
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differences (1 December 2013) 24 (3): 127–159.
Published: 01 December 2013
... crisis talk—labor and media technology—are of course related. Digital humanities advocate Bethany Nowviskie envisions code-savvy literary critics securing new kinds of jobs inside and outside academe, even as she worries about the...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2019
... emerged in Hollywood addressed not only psychological (and sometimes physical) harms but also economic harms produced by women’s shared vulnerabilities to sexual abuse at work; as workers, women were expected to add sex work to their already delineated jobs. As Gayle Rubin reminds us in her classic essay...
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differences (1 May 2002) 13 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 May 2002
... public/private divide in which women are supposed to be in the private, unpaid (home) sphere while waged work is public (away from home) and done by men. The women think of their jobs as sidelines, not “real” work. In choosing jobs...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 71–112.
Published: 01 September 2012
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 137–148.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Courses I Teach, and What Theory’s Got to Do with It The urgent need to professionalize graduate students con- fronting a miserable job market led me in the eighties to create a course given solely to feminist theory, but...
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differences (1 September 1999) 11 (2): 228–247.
Published: 01 September 1999
... of Remembrance (1915) traces the adventures of one Nora Ascough, a seven- teen-year-old girl who aspires to be a writer. She travels to Jamaica to take up a job as a journalist, leaves that post abruptly, and ends up in...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 46–63.
Published: 01 May 2014
... fix the ills of the present-day academy with tools, apps, and the rhetorical equivalent of ted talks, all driven by a naive (and duplicitous) agenda that has its roots if not (yet) in an ipo then in the academic currency of jobs, fund...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 74–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
... ‘ordinary person’ as some person, but as somebody having as their job, as their constant preoccupation, doing ‘being ordinary.’ It’s not that somebody is ordinary, it’s perhaps that that’s what their business is. And it does take work...
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differences (1 December 2006) 17 (3): 20–36.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... The story opens as two brothers conspire to rob their possibly dead neighbor, Miss Bailey. Who is Miss Bailey? Nobody knows: she is a neighbor, so one does not need to know her; her job is to be around, to be a “character...
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differences (1 September 2014) 25 (2): 33–61.
Published: 01 September 2014
... striking moments in The Road, both mov- ing and pathetic, when the man refers to his “job,” his job at the end of the world. The novel sometimes seems to suggest that the world ends precisely so that he can know who he is and what he...
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differences (1 December 2014) 25 (3): 59–91.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Seabrook’s Working Class Childhood did a bad job, a psychologically simple job when people’s lives are not simple. Interpretation was made on a general level only. But people have particular stories! she yells. Case histories! People have, she writes, an “uneven and problematic consciousness” (14...
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differences (1 September 2003) 14 (2): 27–48.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... In its simplest version, the investigator has a conversation with an unseen interlocutor (whose vocal cha racteristics a re somehow masked). T he investigator’s job is to determine whether the interlocutor is a computer or a...
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differences (1 September 2004) 15 (2): 152–171.
Published: 01 September 2004
... affairs forced women to quit their jobs after mar- riage and made them susceptible to losing their jobs with short notice. In agricultural areas, women were not paid for fi eldwork because their work was considered part of men’s work...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 197–227.
Published: 01 May 2019
... consumer-citizens. ‘Responsiblization’ refers to modern forms of governments of the self where individuals are called upon to make choices about lifestyles, their bodies, their education, and health at critical points in the life cycle—birth, ‘starting school,’ ‘going to university,’ ‘first job,’ marriage...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 May 2010
... downgraded the importance of teaching. Some academics have been given overpaid jobs without much teaching in order to improve departmental research scores as part of some bizarre quest for increased income streams. (I know a little about...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 209–217.
Published: 01 May 2010
... theorist,” had a view of the world (415). Bass’s job was to tease out the ways that view formed Freud’s theory and practice. However, the thrust of Bass’s care- ful and rigorous argument is to disrupt the very premise of the volume...