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differences (2019) 30 (3): 152–165.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Kimberly Juanita Brown This essay examines the iterations of patriarchy that seamlessly appear in heteronormative familial structures. Specifically, the paper illuminates the practice of patronymic naming—from surnames to name duplications (juniors) in the overarching framework of patriarchy...
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differences (2014) 25 (2): 33–61.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Naomi Morgenstern Cormac McCarthy’s 2006 novel, The Road , depicts a decidedly masculine subject contemplating a death that is simultaneously imagined as , and as taking place at , the end of the world. As such, the novel invites its dismissal as an extravagantly solipsistic elegy for patriarchy...
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differences (2008) 19 (3): 90–125.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of incipient homosexuality nor a feminist move; rather, it is good old-fashioned patriarchy dressed up in drag. I conclude by offering a symptomatic reading of the popularity of the thesis that Nietzsche was gay, arguing that this reflects our own twenty-first-century tendency to read gender deviance as only...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 178–193.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of “missingness” constitutive of subjectivity. Various theorizations of difference, through concepts such as patriarchy or racism, come up against the problem of how difference can be different for us now. What, then, is the relation of the event to thinking the new? In her concluding discussion of Clio Barnard's...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 68–95.
Published: 01 September 2018
... is rendered impossible in the logics of antiblackness and patriarchy. Using Audre Lorde’s writing, especially her theorizing of difference and audacity in The Cancer Journals , this essay argues for a black female “one,” for a conceit of black female relationality that doesn’t reify black femaleness...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 63–81.
Published: 01 May 2019
... their theories of bad sex. By taking bad sex as the model for women’s oppression, seventies feminists crafted a culturalist theory of patriarchy logically culminating in lesbian separatism. This theory, while containing the essence of all feminisms, proved unactionable: feminism could not outlaw women’s stubborn...
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differences (2005) 16 (2): 37–60.
Published: 01 September 2005
... because they refer to the same thing—patriarchy—which con- stantly changes forms and names. In short, Daniel Deronda is the story of the multiple hidden expressions of patriarchy, of the protagonists’ struggles against its fantastic...
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differences (2014) 25 (2): 116–129.
Published: 01 September 2014
... If neoliberalism upgrades modernist concepts, values, and practices to work more efficiently for white supremacist capitalist patriarchy, then any understanding of neoliberal aesthetics must be grounded in a clear and sound account of modernism.1...
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differences (1989) 1 (2): 59–76.
Published: 01 July 1989
... inspection of these women's reigns so as to interpret their qualities and characteristics in order also to come to an understanding of how and why those periods of history were censored by the phallocratic patriarchy, and what is left of them, etc. In any event, this sort of investigation into the nature...
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differences (1989) 1 (3): 55–87.
Published: 01 November 1989
.... Mehlman Jeffrey . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 1976 . Laplanche Jean and Pontalis J.-B. The Language of Psycho-Analysis . Trans. Nicholson-Smith Donald . New York : Norton , 1973 . Lentricchia Frank . “ Patriarchy Against Itself – The Young Manhood of Wallace...
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differences (2005) 16 (3): 88–94.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., is always already infected by its other, its outside, its adversary, its boundary or limit. If there is feminism, or antiracism, or postcolonial- ism, they exist only because they are the uncontained consequences of patriarchy, racism...
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differences (2019) 30 (2): 115–145.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., violence, and suffering rendered invisible through discourses of love and intimacy. Exposing the institution of family for what it is and does, and unraveling its links to the state and capitalism, is crucial for understanding the dimensions of the war that capitalism, patriarchy, and nation-state together...
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differences (1997) 9 (3): 31–45.
Published: 01 November 1997
... black women experience patriarchy. EH: What about the question of feminism? BG-S: I think that black women's studies has as one of its main contributions its reconceptualization of feminism. It has not rejected feminism, but we have said that it needed to be expanded, broadened, and made more sensitive...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2013
...》 . Nanjing : Jiangsu People’s Press , 2000 . 3 – 38 . Stacey Judith . Patriarchy and Socialist Revolution in China . Berkeley : U of California P , 1983 . lingzhen wang Other Genders, Other Sexualities...
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differences (1991) 3 (1): 104–127.
Published: 01 April 1991
...). Can we sustain critiques of patriarchy, of oppression, of inequality, of subordination without some "master narrative" that plots the story of these "villains" and their ''victims Should we bother with such critiques at all? These questions remind us of the political agenda that motivated the turn...
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differences (2021) 32 (2): 69–93.
Published: 01 September 2021
... the tableau of the plantation and the analytic frame of “patriarchy,” freezing mistresses and slaves as sisters in victimhood. Driven by an antiblack erotics, these textual and extratextual investments don’t simply silence the memory of slavery: they draw from and extend its libidinal economy, structuring...
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differences (1994) 6 (2-3): 199–207.
Published: 01 July 1994
... involved in and committed to the task ofredesigning sexuality. The invisibility ofthe lesbian as other ofthe other is of a different conceptual and qualitative order. For one thing, within patriarchy, we do not dispose of any political myth or foundational narrative that assigns to female homosexuality...
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differences (2007) 18 (2): 103–132.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Handbook . Santa Barbara, ca: abl-cio, 2004 . 186 -91. Eisenstein, Zillah R., ed. Capitalist Patriarchy and the Case for Socialist Feminism . New York: Monthly Review, 1979 . 362 -72. Freedom Organizing Series. Combahee River Collective Statement: Black Feminist Organizing in the Seventies...
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differences (2001) 12 (2): i–v.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... There is no question that this step alone is powerless to spell an end to patriarchy-capitalism, nor any denying that the claim to be after patriarchal poetry will remain a counterfactual projection so long as we remain within the longue durée...
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differences (1990) 2 (3): 122–135.
Published: 01 November 1990
... tradition, women must think through the universalistic and falsely neutral categories of masculine knowledge, that is, to think themselves as "thought" by patriarchy. According to this logic, their intellectual work becomes a frustrating work of self-denial, which forces women to 128 Unaccompanied Ladies...