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differences (1 May 2002) 13 (1): 45–76.
Published: 01 May 2002
.../2001/september2001/bp20010901/news/01sep2001news16.html >. rosalind c. morris Failures of Domestication: Speculations on Globality, Economy, and the Sex of Excess in Thailand What are we to make of the fact that, at the close of the...
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differences (1 December 2007) 18 (3): 81–96.
Published: 01 December 2007
... ): 97 -134. ———. “Law, Morality, and `Sexual Orientation.' ” Same Sex: Debating the Ethics, Science, and Culture of Homosexuality . Ed. John Corvino. Lanham, md: Roman and Littlefield, 1997 . 31 -43. ———. “Natural Law and Legal Reasoning.” Natural Law Theory: Contemporary Essays . Ed. Robert P...
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differences (1 September 2006) 17 (2): 113–131.
Published: 01 September 2006
... the Unconscious . Cambridge: Polity, 1999 . Žižek, Slavoj. The Plague of Fantasies . London: Verso, 1997 . kathleen lubey Spectacular Sex: Thought and Pleasure in the Encounter with Pornography What happens when we see pornography? How do we account...
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differences (1 December 1999) 11 (3): 57–75.
Published: 01 December 1999
...DALE M. BAUER 1999 dale m. bauer is Professor of English and Women's Studies at the University of Kentucky. This essay is part of a book on sex expression and American women writers from 1860 to 1940. She is coediting the Cambridge Companion to Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers and has...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Elissa Marder This essay explores how Baudelaire’s insistence on perverse forms of nonreproductive sexuality (what is here called “bad sex”) exposes critical aspects of his poetics and his relation to the question of aesthetics. It takes up two of Baudelaire’s most famous poems (“To the Reader...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 141–167.
Published: 01 May 2015
... differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2015 Jesmyn Ward Changing America exhibit antinormativity black female sexuality queer studies Analyses of black women’s sex and sexuality in critical studies of gender and sexuality expose how the vocabularies of queer critique and black feminist...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 189–205.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Feminist Cultural Studies 2016 biology sex gender continuum dimorphism The following interview was conducted by Priscille Touraille and first appeared in French in the autumn 2014 issue of Genre, sexualité, et société 12 under the title “Autour des critiques du concept de sexe. Entretien avec Anne...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Geraldine Heng The Assassins of Alamut are presented in popular media and academic studies as the eleventh-century forerunners of today’s “suicide terrorists,” thus producing a genealogy of spectacular Middle Eastern suicide-homicides that stretches back some nine hundred years. “Sex, Lies, and...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 71–112.
Published: 01 September 2012
... two seemingly divergent populations—art workers and sex workers—emerged at this time. What does the conjoining of these two identifications tell us about the valuation of labor, especially when affective exchanges are involved? What were the gendered consequences of the professionalization of art, and...
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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 150–157.
Published: 01 December 2008
... tradition of the philosophy of nature and interpreting Butler as offering, in spite of her focus on the genealogy of claims about sex, also a theory of sex itself, a theory of sex as an effect entirely of gender. This approach to reading differs from Irigaray's own reading method of expanding and...
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differences (1 December 2005) 16 (3): 52–67.
Published: 01 December 2005
... . Paris: Cahier de L'Here, 2004 . Rimbaud, Arthur. Une Saison en enfer . Ed. Pierre Brunel. Paris: José Corti, 1987 . anne-emmanuelle berger Sexing Differances “Doit-on penser la ‘différance’ ‘avant’ la différence sex- uelle, ou ‘à partir...
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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 126–138.
Published: 01 December 2008
... philosophical source is the nature philosophy of Schelling. Distinguishing between two accounts, a rhythmic account of natural, human sex difference and a relational account of cultivatable human, sexual difference, Stone's book unites these accounts to provide a comprehensive reading of Irigaray's philosophy...
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differences (1 May 2013) 24 (1): 55–103.
Published: 01 May 2013
... our political sympathies and energies without triggering the quarantining moralism—the liberal logic—of the figure of the consenting adult. The first part of this essay, “Offending Sex in Orleans Parish,” describes a legal peculiarity and its ensuing politicization that is the motivating case study of...
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 24–45.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the duality of the sexes at the expense of multiplicity, enshrining the heterosexual couple as the model of sexual ethics. Alison Stone's recent revision of Irigaray supplements her account of sexual duality with a theory of bodily multiplicity derived from Butler, Nietzsche, and certain German...
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differences (1 September 2016) 27 (2): 62–78.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ranjana Khanna The term gender has, for many years, been invoked as if it solved all the problems inherent in the category of sex. But has gender—as term and as concept—created another set of problems and problematic analogies? Is it the red herring of current work in our field? And does it have...
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differences (1 September 2012) 23 (2): 20–41.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Iain Morland In debates about the medical management of intersex, also known as “disorders of sex development,” it is often assumed that morally good treatment can make patients, families, and doctors feel comfortable and, conversely, that morally bad treatment generates feelings of discomfort...
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differences (1 May 2012) 23 (1): 101–130.
Published: 01 May 2012
... well as in ostensibly pro-gay claims that homosexuality is not acquired but biologically determined. Invoking Darwin, antigay groups claim that same-sex marriage will lead to human extinction because it does not serve the propagation of the species. However, this insistence on homosexual sterility is...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 63–73.
Published: 01 May 2010
... entailed not just a widening of focus but a critique of psychoanalysis as ahistorical and an abandonment of the notion of sexual difference in favor of gender. Gender, Copjec argues in this paper, is a neutered term; it eliminates sex. It is time, this essay proposes, to provide an ontological reflection...
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differences (1 December 2017) 28 (3): 44–66.
Published: 01 December 2017
... melancholy gender, the author contends that this subjectivity enables a recognition of the same-sex love and desire prohibited by heterosexist culture through an enactment of its loss. As such, avatar suicide videos dramatize death in order to create an important space of public grieving in which the...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 May 2016
... prelapsarian experience. Hogarth’s version of wantonness is pragmatic, characterized by the duration and quality of the beholder’s attention and divested of moral overtones. Because the wanton chase transcends sex, it orients Hogarth’s aesthetics toward women as agents of discernment. Close readings of each...