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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...
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differences (1 December 2007) 18 (3): 81–96.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Jurisprudence ( 1998 ): 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...
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differences (1 May 2002) 13 (1): 45–76.
Published: 01 May 2002
...://scoop.bangkokpost.co.th/bkkpost/2001/september2001/bp20010901/news/01sep2001news16.html >. rosalind c. morris Failures of Domestication: Speculations on Globality, Economy, and the Sex of Excess in Thailand...
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differences (1 September 2006) 17 (2): 113–131.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Poetics of 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...
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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 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” and...
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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...
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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...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 82–90.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Terrance Wooten “Sex offender” is used in two senses. First, it is a legal category that defines individuals who have been convicted of specific sex crimes. These crimes range in degree and severity but predominantly consider themes of violence, predation, and propriety. In popular representation...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 126–147.
Published: 01 May 2019
... ways of reading, rehearsing, and enacting black erotic freedom. Extending Quashie’s conceptualization of “the quiet,” the essay develops a conception of “black sex in the quiet,” a hermeneutic that acknowledges the ways in which black fungibility renders every space precarious yet mines the various...
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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...
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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 May 2019) 30 (1): 63–81.
Published: 01 May 2019
... theories of bad sex. By taking bad sex as the model for women’s oppression, seventies feminists crafted a culturalist theory of patriarchy logically culminating in lesbian separatism. This theory, while containing the essence of all feminisms, proved unactionable: feminism could not outlaw women’s stubborn...
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 24–45.
Published: 01 September 2010
... 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 Romantics; but...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 34–54.
Published: 01 May 2019
... sexually discriminating or subordinating) and its panicked equivalences (regrouping consented-to but unwanted and uncomfortable sex as assaultive) can be understood nontrivially but incompletely as MacKinnon’s progeny. MacKinnon bequeaths both political projects to feminism, two political children. The...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 197–227.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Jennifer C. Nash “Pedagogies of Desire” explores how women’s studies—a field that has long engaged sex as a space steeped in power, hierarchy, and inequality—has come to invest in affirmative consent as the sexual ethic that can produce sex as a territory free of violence. This essay explores that...
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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...