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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Ewa Plonowska Ziarek Building on studies that recover suffrage as an important political, historical, and cultural phenomenon, this article considers the political implications of the British suffragettes' redefinition of the right to vote as the right to revolt. Such a definition means that the...
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differences (1 December 2007) 18 (3): 97–127.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Modern World (Oxford University Press, 2004). Alcorn, Randy. “Capital Punishment: Right or Wrong?” Eternal Perspective Ministries . 2004 . http://www.epm.org/articles/cappun.html . Amnesty International. “ Fatal Flaws: Innocence and the Death Penalty in the United States .” 12 Nov. 1998...
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differences (1 May 2002) 13 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 May 2002
... . Woolf, Virginia. To The Lighthouse . London:Hogarth P, 1927 . Wright, Carolyn, and Gill Jagger, eds. Changing Family Values . London: Routledge, 1999 . denise riley “The Right to Be Lonely...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 21–67.
Published: 01 September 2018
... civil right to marry [. . .] was as important to the newly freed black population as exercising another civil right [. . .] Negro suffrage [. . .]. To vote and to marry, then, were two civil responsibilities that nineteenth-century black people elected to perform; they were twin indexes for measuring...
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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 September 2004) 15 (2): 54–90.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Essentialism. Spec. issue of differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 1.2 ( 1989 ). Gerhard, Ute. Debating Women's Equality: Toward a Feminist Theory of Law from a Feminist Perspective . New Brunswick: Rutgers up, 2001 . Honig, Bonnie. “Dead Rights, Live Futures: A Reply to Habermas's...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 22–50.
Published: 01 September 2013
... women’s rights movement following the end of the Second World War turned away from society toward the family, seeking equal rights in family life. Historically, three forms also have changed the categorizing of women—as natural, domestic, and societal. Socializing the category of women, that is, the...
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differences (1 May 2011) 22 (1): 17–63.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Lila Abu-Lughod The “honor crime” poses perhaps more starkly than any other contemporary cultural-legal category the dilemmas of feminist scholarship and rights activism in a transnational world. Marked as a culturally specific form of violence and given a special and stigmatizing association with...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 101–130.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Valerie Rohy Addressing the ways in which etiology, the science of causes, has come to dominate discussions of gay and lesbian politics, this essay examines traces of evolutionary theory in recent right-wing rhetoric against gay marriage from such organizations as the Family Research Council, as...
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differences (1 December 2009) 20 (2-3): 250–278.
Published: 01 December 2009
... that is evident in the U.S. Census 2000, concluding that demography has taken a uniquely post–civil rights turn in the unprecedented context of a coming U.S. white minority. Categorical self-identification within the permeable race and ethnic categories that the state now endorses paradoxically...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 204–212.
Published: 01 September 2018
... proposes to use the black past as a case study and a cautionary tale from which the gay present might learn lessons about the ways and means of marriage rights in America, Wedlocked , in a second pedagogical reversal, looks to the success of the contemporary marriage equality campaign in elevating the...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Mairead Sullivan This keyword explores how the Pence machine, as the regulatory policy driver behind the Trump administration, is rolling back rights for women and LGBTQ communities. Of note, this work is being done in the name of a moral majority, even against the backdrop of a braggart president...
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2010
...'' (that word which, Jacques Derrida says, humans have given themselves the right to give to others) has become a test or limit case: the linguistic turn, the post- or counter-linguistic turn, and the ethical turn. It is also a report that builds on the words of Kafka's ape, Red Peter, who, in his ``Report...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 27–61.
Published: 01 September 2016
... new concepts that enable the heterogeneous actualization of feminism’s unharvested virtuality and Ewa Plonowska Ziarek’s rereading of suffragette thought as an aesthetic modernism articulating a radical right to revolt and to imagine an undefined feminist futurity, Pollock examines texts by Hannah...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 161–168.
Published: 01 May 2010
... gesturally employed to get things right. To do so would imply that difference, like an ideal, can methodologically serve and justify the ostensibly positive yields of interpretation. Instead, difference is a kind of syncope or suspension of (dis)belief, a stalling of consequence that turns our belief...
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differences (1 May 2018) 29 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Nancy Armstrong During the 1840s, British novels suddenly abandoned the country manor house and advocated a greatly diminished, single-family household as the only way of life that was necessary, natural, desirable, and morally right. Insofar as they indicated that the unpaid labor of a wife and...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 196–203.
Published: 01 September 2018
... advanced in Wedlocked : African American lgbtq people interested in the right to marry. Drawing from the experiences of African American lgbtq people and their intraracial relationships as they relate to the marriage equality campaign, the author explores what might be gained for socially oppressed...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 191–195.
Published: 01 September 2018
... prestige and protection after the Civil War. Particularly concerned with the degree to which the right to marry among African Americans affected—in truly affective ways—the institution of marriage among whites, especially for the plantation mistress whose own (un)holy wedlock occurred within the context of...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 68–95.
Published: 01 September 2018
... coupling, but through the audacious capacious black female one. And it is this construct of black female rightness, this relationality, that provides a framework for thinking about the many unconventional couplings in Toni Morrison’s Sula , as well as for situating outrageousness in Beyoncé’s Lemonade...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 100–118.
Published: 01 May 2019
... contrary, the operations of her textuality only intensify her stakes, thereby implicating feminism right alongside patriarchal cultures in the deadly life of pleasure. The unique value of MacKinnon’s feminism is to be located not in its foreclosures of sexual pleasure and consent, but in her anguish that...