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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 91–99.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... © 2019 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2019 Keven Spacey pedophile Roy Moore #MeToo pederasty sexual agency On October 29, 2017, actor Anthony Rapp alleged that Kevin Spacey had made a drunken pass at him when the younger actor was only...
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differences (1 December 2008) 19 (3): 139–149.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... Architecture from the Outside: Essays on Virtual and Real Space . Cambridge: mit p, 2001 . Hird, Myra J. “Feminist Matters: New Materialist Considerations of Sexual Difference.” Feminist Studies 5.2 ( 2004 ): 223 -32. Kirby, Vicki. “Corporeal Habits: Addressing Essentialism Differently.” Hypatia...
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differences (1 May 2010) 21 (1): 74–93.
Published: 01 May 2010
... up” with Lacan, who, furthermore, inscribes this silent reversal in his theory of sexuation. It is the curious twist from apocalypse to sexual difference that the article addresses, moving from Alain Badiou's early views on dialectics to the groundbreaking debate on sexual difference between Judith...
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 46–72.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the topic of ``sexual difference.'' Questions about transgender subjectivities afford a point of entry for thinking through the impasses and political purchase of a necessarily contestatory integration of these two domains; however, imagining this integration requires in part an analysis of each...
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differences (1 December 2007) 18 (3): 128–151.
Published: 01 December 2007
... . Berkeley: u of California p, 1999 . Balmer, Randall. Thy Kingdom Come: How the Religious Right Distorts Faith and Threatens America . New York: Basic, 2006 . Balmer, Randall, and Lauren Winner. Protestantism in America . New York: Columbia up, 2002 . Barry, Kathleen. Female Sexual Slavery...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 15–23.
Published: 01 May 2019
... debate on this dimension of #MeToo has moved between supporters affirming the damaging consequences of men’s ongoing claim to property in women’s bodies, and critics who observe how so many of the #MeToo narratives appear to erase women’s sexual agency altogether, particularly by suggesting that men can...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 196–203.
Published: 01 September 2018
... options for sexual minorities in the United States after the legal case of Obergefell v. Hodges . This essay considers the role of the contemporary marriage equality movement as a vehicle for lgbtq political transformation through the experiences of a group that lies at the intersection of the arguments...
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differences (1 September 2013) 24 (2): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of Chinese sexuality and gender formations. I would like to thank Chengzhou He, codirector of the Nanjing-Brown Joint Program in Gender Studies and the Humanities, as well as other colleagues at Nanjing University who were essential to the success of the conference and to the early planning of...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 May 2019
... corporation’s agency in adjudication. Is this the anatomy of a sex panic in neoliberal times, orchestrated from the Left and weighing justice through employment contracts, not jail time? And if so, how can we attend to the contradictions that unfold here, as both the political charge of sexual panic and the...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 82–90.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., #TimesUp, and broader advocacy initiatives against sexual violence. Works Cited Ackerman Alissa R. Burns Marshall . “ Bad Data: How Government Agencies Distort Statistics on Sex-Crime Recidivism ”. Justice Policy Journal 13 . 1 ( 2016 ): 1 – 23 . Bray Timothy Sample Lisa L...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 126–147.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of her most widely cited essays, “Black (W)holes and the Geometry of Black Female Sexuality” and “Toward a Genealogy of Black Female Sexuality: The Problematic of Silence,” Hammonds addresses the many institutional factors that inhibit black feminist discourse on sexual agency, pleasure, and...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 34–54.
Published: 01 May 2019
... normally is, provided the participants are adults. Our exclusionary enthrallment to preserving the fictive innocence of the fictive child serves two functions, then, both toxic: denying the sexual agency of the adolescent as well as the sexual injury of the adult woman. When considering the threshold...
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differences (1 May 2015) 26 (1): 141–167.
Published: 01 May 2015
... understood” ( Crenshaw 1244 )—to expose precisely how analyses of black women’s culture and black women’s experiences necessarily exploded the binaries of normative/nonnormative, margin/center, and normal/deviant. For instance, the demonization of poor black women and their sexual choices by state agencies...
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differences (1 May 2013) 24 (1): 104–136.
Published: 01 May 2013
... initiatives as “humane-itarian media interventions” that merge the rhetorical immediacy of humanitarian witnessing with the disciplinary logic of humane reform, the author argues that they recapture animals within anthropocentric regulatory coordinates of agency. To examine how contemporary “posthumanist...
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differences (1 May 2018) 29 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Karl Schoonover Max Ophuls’s Hollywood films from the late 1940s, including the noir feature The Reckless Moment , take disposability as a central problem. This essay argues that these films attribute an obdurate presence to objects, often foregrounding the dominance of clutter over the agency of...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 197–227.
Published: 01 May 2019
... culture in a pre-#MeToo moment was often imagined to eschew that position, to champion sexual agency as the hallmark of feminist praxis, to center sex work as a radical practice, and to embrace pleasure as the route to freedom. Yet even in the midst of this theoretical and political turn, feminist and...
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 157–188.
Published: 01 May 2019
... sexual harassment echoes the work of other feminist theorists of sex, violence, and agency. Sharon Marcus argues, for example, that “a feminist politics which would fight rape” requires more than “developing a language about rape”; it requires “understanding rape to be a language” (387). Sex-based forms...
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differences (1 December 2012) 23 (3): 161–196.
Published: 01 December 2012
... romanticized nature in opposition to human culture or as sympathetic by virtue of some forced familiarity to humans, the author traces the path by which “jellies” have exerted a unique agency throughout the history of their captivity and, in doing so, forges a politics of the alien, in which empathy does not...
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differences (1 May 2016) 27 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 May 2016
... “veil” that figures Eve’s hair as a garment that conceals her body. For my purposes, this is less interesting as a problem of sexual morality and its representation and more interesting as a matter of aesthetic agency. If hair is actually a form of attire rather than a body part, “a description...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 126–153.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Advocates offer their readers a romantic and appealing narrative that emphasizes black women’s power and agency, but this prescription has the potential to delegitimize black women’s lived experience and to reinforce discourses that stigmatize the black community. © 2018 by Brown University and...