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differences (1 September 2004) 15 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2004
...-1939 . Oxford: Oxford up, 1999 . Wollstonecraft, Mary. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman . Ed. Carol H. Poston. 2nd ed. New York: Norton, 1988 . wendy brown Tolerance and/or Equality? The “Jewish Question” and the “Woman Question” Tolerance is intolerant and demands...
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differences (1 September 2004) 15 (2): 152–171.
Published: 01 September 2004
... anthologized essays. She teaches anthropology at Tufts. Abul-Fadl, Mona. “Revisiting the Woman's Question: An Islamic Perspective.” Chicago Theological Seminary Register 83 ( 1993 ): 28 -64. Abusharaf, Rogaia Mustafa. “Revisiting Feminist Discourses on Infibulation: Responses from Sudanese Feminists...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 124–136.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to religion from governments and international legal bodies, and the broader question as to whether religion can be theorized from the inside. Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2010 elizabeth a. castelli is Professor of Religion at Barnard College, Columbia...
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differences (1 December 2005) 16 (3): 35–40.
Published: 01 December 2005
... . New York: Modern Library, 2003 . christie mcdonald Notes on an Unfi nished Question When differences asked me to write about the importance of Derrida’s work for me in this issue of tribute to his thought, I immediately...
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differences (1 September 2002) 13 (2): 1–34.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., and Subversion in Renaissance England.” Greenblatt 327 –62. Hibbert, Christopher. The Virgin Queen: Elizabeth I,Genius of the Golden Age . Reading: Addison Wesley, 1991 . Howard, Jean E. “Feminism and the Question of History:Resituating the Debate.” Jones and Travitsky 149 –57. Howell...
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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 59–89.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Spirit: Heidegger and the Question . Trans. G. Bennington and R. Bowlby. Chicago: u of Chicago p, 1989 . ———. On Touching—Jean-Luc Nancy . Trans. Christine Irizarry. Stanford: Stanford up, 2005 . ———. Rogues: Two Essays on Reason . Trans. Pascale-Anne Brault and Michael Naas. Stanford: Stanford...
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differences (1 December 2016) 27 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Nancy Armstrong This essay follows the question of variation—why are no two natural beings the same?—from its subordinate role in Darwin’s early theory of natural selection to a dominant but carefully restricted role as a positive incentive to reproduction in his later theory of sexual selection...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 125–152.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Delphine Gardey This essay is an attempt to revisit feminism through the issue of hospitality. What if hospitality were essential to the idea of feminism? How might this potentiality be put to work and made productive? Dealing with questions of language and territory, of the intimate and the enemy...
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differences (1 May 2009) 20 (1): 102–116.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Lyndsey Stonebridge Why is it that we respond to the deaths of others in wartime with an apparent indifference? What is it about our desire that so readily accommodates the representation of the death of others? This article addresses these questions through a reading of Freud's 1915 essay on war...
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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 28–58.
Published: 01 December 2008
... race politics in contemporary Australia. In the context of the film, the question “Where' your people from, girl?” implies the recognition of the addressee's indigenous heritage at a time when she has been passing as white. Such a question could be viewed as sexist or racist, as a call to identify...
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differences (1 September 2014) 25 (2): 130–137.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Donna V. Jones This brief review essay focuses on the central question posed in Ewa Plonowska Ziarek’s Feminist Aesthetics and the Politics of Modernism: if feminism is considered in social and biographical terms while aesthetics focuses on questions of form and abstraction, does a feminist...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 64–89.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Ayse Parla This article explores the potentials for and pitfalls of the virtually nonexistent terrain of rights for undocumented migrants in Turkey to engage the broader question of whether the language of rights can serve emancipatory ends for subordinated groups. As in other capitalist regimes...
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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 126–138.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of sexual difference. This article raises questions about the content of this new reading. The commentary asks whether and to what extent the rhythmic account of sex difference is established independently of a prior nonrhythmic or more conventional, biological notion of sex difference. It questions...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 64–78.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Fiona M. Barnett The question of “what counts?” in a field is an important component of community formation and is critical for eking out resources in the academic ecosystem. But what is the effect when the conversation is not about recognizing similarity across differences or disparity in order...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 177–188.
Published: 01 May 2014
... essay poses this question: can software be feminist? In answering that question, McPherson turns to the scholarship of Anne Balsamo, Karen Barad, and others to examine two digital media projects that she has been involved in, the journal Vectors and the publishing platform Scalar. tara mcpherson is...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 224–249.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Rey Chow The question explored in this article pertains to the type of exchange specific to human relations we call forgiveness. Hannah Arendt's comments on the subject provide a compelling justification for its necessity: “Without being forgiven, released from the consequences of what we have...
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differences (1 May 2008) 19 (1): 128–167.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Arendt, as well as engaging the feminist theory of Judith Butler. While addressing such topics as globalization, terrorism, violence, and vulnerability, the question of ontology is central to the interview. Cavarero refines Arendt's perspective and emphasizes an ontology of singularity characterized by...
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differences (1 December 2014) 25 (3): 59–91.
Published: 01 December 2014
... typesetting is also an interpretation: the piece is written in three columns to evoke some of the questions surrounding the practice of medical interpretation as well as the interpretation of literature and lived experience. By framing the clinical encounter in such a way, I hope to show the connections...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 153–177.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Elizabeth Weed The essay asks what current thinking about gender has to do with the rather widespread claims that critique is finally dead. In posing that question, it asks what gender and a putatively exhausted critique have to do with the logic of capital as it appears to us in these times. If...
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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 139–149.
Published: 01 December 2008
... argues that the concept has the potential to serve as a useful intervention into the work of Butler and, among others, Schelling. Although this potential is not directly addressed by Stone, the reading serves as an occasion to reflect on a number of interpretative questions concerning not only the tacit...