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differences (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...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 21–67.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., but that does not mean that he and Gutman and other latter-day revisionists got it all right. The very nature of the research enterprise, of historical inquiry, is perpetual discovery. No interpretation is or should ever be beyond critique. Accordingly, a number of subsequent studies have called into question...
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differences (2002) 13 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... 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” How single...
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differences (2007) 18 (3): 97–127.
Published: 01 December 2007
... in the 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 (2004) 15 (2): 54–90.
Published: 01 September 2004
... at 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 (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 (2013) 24 (2): 22–50.
Published: 01 September 2013
... in women’s status overall has passed through three eras: the age of matriarchy, the age of slavery, and the age of liberation. The age of women’s liberation was inaugurated with the arrival of capitalism, marked by the feminist movement for women’s struggle for liberation and for equality. The women’s rights...
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differences (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...
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differences (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...
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differences (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 (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...
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differences (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 releases it from...
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differences (2019) 30 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2019
... a water shortage and tried to claim insurance on victims. Gregson v. Gilbert denied plaintiffs the right to profit from murder without indicting anyone for the atrocity. This diasporic Caribbean poet revives mythological figures—notably, the biblical Ruth—to expose Western law and the English language...
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differences (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...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 161–168.
Published: 01 May 2010
... be 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 (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...
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differences (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 (2018) 29 (2): 68–95.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., 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 , both works...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 100–118.
Published: 01 May 2019
...; on the 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...