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differences (2018) 29 (2): 154–188.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Oneka Labennett Positioning Beyoncé’s visual album, Lemonade , as a genre-defying text alongside her husband Jay-Z’s response record, 4:44 , this essay argues that Lemonade is an exercise in autoethnographic kinship formation, one that utilizes representations of Beyoncé and her family—defined...
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differences (2002) 13 (1): 14–44.
Published: 01 May 2002
...JUDITH BUTLER 2002 judith butler is Maxine Elliott Professor of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley. Her most recent book is Antigone's Claim: Kinship Between Life and Death (Columbia University Press, 2000). Agacinski, Sylviane. “Contre...
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differences (2012) 23 (2): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Judith Butler Returning to Juliet Mitchell’s own rereading of her account of sexual difference, this article takes up the question of how structures of kinship—along with the laws of sexual difference that constitute them—are transmitted. According to Mitchell, the construction of sexual difference...
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differences (2009) 20 (2-3): 148–178.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., the authors see it emerging in Jacobean tragedy whenever something happens to the body of the legitimate monarch and poses a threat to culture itself, endangering kinship along with the metaphysics of kingship. In Hobbes's Leviathan , sovereignty is no longer immanent in nature and the order of the universe...
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differences (1994) 6 (2-3): 62–99.
Published: 01 July 1994
... on Pornography . New York : Morrow , 1980 . Lévi-Strauss Claude . The Elementary Structures of Kinship . Trans. Harle Bell James , von Strurmer John Richard , and Needham Rodney . Boston : Beacon , 1969 . MacKinnon Catherine . “ Marxism, Feminism, Method and the State...
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differences (1994) 6 (2-3): 1–26.
Published: 01 July 1994
..., works along slightly different lines. In "Thinking Sex," Rubin seeks recourse to Foucault to put into question the very relation between kinship relations and gender that had been at the center of "The Traffic in Women." She writes, It appeared to me at that time that gender and desire were...
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differences (2010) 21 (2): 46–72.
Published: 01 September 2010
... is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University. She is currently completing her dissertation, “Nothing to Recover: Singular Kinships, Singular Bodies.” Barnard, Suzanne. Introduction . Barnard and Fink 1 -19. ———. “Tongues of Angels.” Barnard and Fink 171 -85...
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differences (2005) 16 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2005
... . New York: Routledge, 1990 . ____.“Is Kinship Always Already Heterosexual?” differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 13.1 ( 2002 ): 14 -44. Chodorow, Nancy. The Reproduction of Mothering:Psychoanalysis and the Sociology of Gender . Berkeley:u of California p, 1978 . Daly...
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differences (2005) 16 (3): 95–101.
Published: 01 December 2005
...,Immigrants, Inmates (University of Minnesota Press, 1995). She is completing a book on kinship, Kissing Cousins: Remaking Kinship at Century's Turn . Derrida, Jacques. Cinders . Trans. Ned Lukacher. Lincoln: u of Nebraska p, 1991 . ____. “Feu la cendre.” En Cendres. Anima 5 (Dec. 1982...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 146–171.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Thomas. My feeling of deep kinship with her was immediate. Both our feet usually tapped too loudly during workshops. Both of us too often forgot to raise our hands before blurting out our ideas. Though I never bumped into the fender of another...
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differences (1999) 11 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 December 1999
... and proceeds to marry the woman in an act that flies in the face of the rules of kinship governed by blood and rank. That these British stories were printed and reprinted in America in the late 1780s and 1790s alongside those homegrown...
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differences (2014) 25 (3): 98–122.
Published: 01 December 2014
...) that will somehow unravel the secrets of sexuality. Rather, the Samaj archive speaks more to a history of sexuality that is unfinished and messy; it upends sedimented genealogies of recuperation and representation. A similar discomfort with the compulsory script of kinship can be seen in the poignant writings...
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differences (2019) 30 (2): 115–145.
Published: 01 September 2019
... politician, and the woman guerilla. 1 The kinship of these figures to Antigone might not be clear at first sight. Usually, when the Antigone trope has been evoked in different time periods and contexts, it has been Antigone’s act—the burial of someone banned from law and stripped from rights—that has...
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differences (2004) 15 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2004
... with some general observations on kin and kinds—that is, relations and classifi cations—and then turn to the increasingly complex play of claims and counterclaims regarding the so-called species barrier. The problem of our kinship...
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differences (1992) 4 (1): 40–75.
Published: 01 April 1992
... : Norton , 1973 . 312 - 14 . Lévi-Strauss Claude . The Elementary Structures of Kinship . Rev. ed. Trans. Bell James Harle and Von Sturmer John Richard . Boston : Beacon , 1969 . Mauss Marcel . The Gift: Forms and Functions of Exchange in Archaic Societies. Trans...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 May 2018
... way of life. 6 To imagine the conditions under which the people could determine their own government, Thomas Hobbes introduced a break between primitive kinship and the onset of modern sovereignty. He bequeathed this historical before-and-after story to John Locke who, in 1690, transformed...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 116–141.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., into the dark interior space of her “home,” which is divided and visually blocked by numerous doors and curtains. The suffocating domestic interior often associated with family melodrama is displayed here only to be discarded and supplanted by a different form of kinship. The two women’s identification...
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differences (2021) 32 (3): 114–146.
Published: 01 December 2021
... and will continue to do so well into their future. Steeped in an understanding of the intersections of sexuality, power, and kinship networks and viewing these rites through the prism of the widows’ vantage points, I here discuss widowhood as a social text, one in which a plethora of practices combine to affect...
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differences (2012) 23 (2): 42–70.
Published: 01 September 2012
... response to Australian kinship systems is illustrative of the way in which instinct came to characterize the relations between savages and institutions. Galton admits, openly and unabashedly, to being perplexed by the “peculiarly...
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differences (2012) 23 (3): 224–225.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... Butler, Judith. “Rethinking Sexual Differences and Kinship in Juliet Mitchell’s Psychoanalysis and Feminism.” 23.2: 1–19. Chaudhary, Zahid R. “Subjects in Difference: Walter Benjamin, Frantz Fanon, and Postcolonial Theory.” 23.1: 151–83. Cohen-Vrignaud, Gerard. “On Octopussies, or the Anatomy...