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differences (1 December 2017) 28 (3): 136–165.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Noam Yuran The term prostitution is often used as a metaphor for qualifying immoral economic conduct. Yet references to this metaphor in the history of economic thought reveal that more than ethics is at stake. Prostitution sometimes designates a unique economy, different from the basic tenets of...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 71–112.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Julia Bryan-Wilson From 1974 to 1976, artists in a range of contexts produced works that drew connections between performance and prostitution. This article examines how these projects, by artists such as Carlos Ginzburg and Suzanne Lacy, speak to the wider political discourses and feminist...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 194–223.
Published: 01 December 2009
... to prostitution to trafficking in migrant laborers. The article posits a model of salability, based on disposable life and recycled humanity, where entry into the market as either subject or object is the condition of survival in the modern security regime. Against a terrain of precariously asserted...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 34–54.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., prostitution, and kink, certainly, and all but categorically opposed to sex. The ways the “child” and its cognates affectively and schematically operate in MacKinnon’s texts serve to mirror and magnify a split within feminist politics, at once radical and transformative, paternalistic and panicked. © 2019 by...
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differences (1 May 2002) 13 (1): 45–76.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Identity . Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1993 . Berry, Chris, Annette Hamilton, Laleen Jayamanne, and Dennis O'Rourke, eds. The Film-maker and the Prostitute: Dennis O'Rourke's The Good Woman of Bangkok . Sydney: Power Publications, 1997 Bishop, Ryan, and Lillian S. Robinson...
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differences (1 December 2007) 18 (3): 128–151.
Published: 01 December 2007
...: Advocating Equal Protection for the Unborn .” Unpubl. ms. 2006 . Berman, Jacqueline. “The Left, the Right, and the Prostitute: The Making of u.s. Antitrafficking in Persons Policy.” Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law 14 ( 2006 ): 269 -93. Bernstein, Elizabeth. Temporarily Yours...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 22–50.
Published: 01 September 2013
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differences (1 September 2005) 16 (2): 138–166.
Published: 01 September 2005
... prostitution, sexual abuse, rape, drug trafficking, and organized crime. In the process of investigating someone’s disappearance or death, she uncovers the crime of patriarchy, seeks justice on behalf of its victims, and allies herself...
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differences (1 May 1999) 11 (1): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 1999
... Prostitution dans la ville de Paris, considerée sous le rapport de l'hygiène publique, de la morale et de l'administration . 2 vols. Paris: J. B. Baillière, 1836 . Pons d'Hostun, L. H. L'Écuyer des dames ou lettres sur l'équitation . Paris: Librairie Mme. Huzard, 1817 . Riding, Alan. “Majestic...
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differences (1 December 2014) 25 (3): 98–122.
Published: 01 December 2014
... deva , or god, with dasi , or female slave; it is a pan-Indian term (falsely) interchangeable with courtesan, dancing girl, prostitute, and sex worker. Members of this diaspora, also referred to as kalavants (literally carriers of kala , or art), shuttled between Portuguese and British colonial...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., with very few exceptions, generally failed to attract the attention of his most discerning philosophically inclined readers. 7 Coincidentally, perhaps, in “Central Park” and “Convolute J,” Benjamin identifies male impotence—along with lesbianism, prostitution, fetishism, and hatred of pregnancy—as...
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differences (1 September 1999) 11 (2): 153–176.
Published: 01 September 1999
... prostitutes. By chance one day, he meets Jiaorui again on the street trolley. She has remarried, aged, and put on weight, but seems contented. As she talks about her life after their separation and tells him that it was he who taught her...
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differences (1 May 2013) 24 (1): 55–103.
Published: 01 May 2013
... “prostitution” statute (La. Rev. Stat. 14:82) covers vaginal, oral, and anal sex in exchange for money. The “crime against nature” (hereafter can) statute, through judicial interpretation, covers only oral and anal sex in exchange for money...
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differences (1 December 2006) 17 (3): 69–86.
Published: 01 December 2006
... a prostitute; and when she is given a few coins by someone without the change for a flower, another bystander warns her that she had better give the gentleman a flower, pointing to another man “taking down every blessed word...
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differences (1 December 2001) 12 (3): 101–127.
Published: 01 December 2001
... epitomized by the Edo- period courtesan, preferably a rather sad one who had the experience of numerous betrayals. In its material focus on a certain style of commodity item (including prostitutes), iki is also inseparable from capital...
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differences (1 December 2001) 12 (3): 128–165.
Published: 01 December 2001
...: Tennyson's Maud and War.” Genders 9 ( 1990 ): 93 –111. Butler, Judith. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity . New York: Routledge, 1990 . Chandler, Alice. “Tennyson's Maud and the Song of Songs.” vp 7 ( 1969 ): 91 –104. Clark, Anna. “Prostitution.” Victorian Britain: An...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 74–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
... to group and individual identity; and the contingency of personal and social life. Through textured, in-depth studies of the social lives of hustlers, con men, prostitutes, alcoholics, and juvenile delinquents, these researchers developed a dynamic, detailed account of the constitution and...
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differences (1 September 2007) 18 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2007
... border disappears: the nostalgic bordello where Quinlan finds, to the melody of a player piano, a prostitute from his own past. Marlene Dietrich’s melancholy performance recalls the effacement of a cosmopolitan desire...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 32–61.
Published: 01 May 2012
... : Gallimard , 1982 . Levine Philippa . Prostitution, Race, and Politics: Policing Venereal Disease in the British Empire . New York : Routledge , 2003 . Liath J. J. La pieuvre parisienne . Paris : Librairie Centrale , 1866 . Lucas Hyppolyte . Le siècle 17 Mar. 1866...
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differences (1 December 2016) 27 (3): 20–44.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the prostitute or unknown woman” (84). Chow argues that Benjamin’s allegorical gaze is impotent: consumed with anxiety over the failure (or death) of a sexual encounter (or life) before it has taken place. If Benjamin pays close attention to the figure of the prostitute in Baudelaire, it is because...