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differences (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 (2016) 27 (2): 103-124.
Published: 01 September 2016
... (and women) and on sexuality (and minorities). Feminist institutions, the essay contends, are inseparably both academic and activist. Referring to Jean-François Lyotard’s notion of the différend , the essay posits that these institutions primarily intervene by finding expressions for wrongs that are...
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differences (2013) 24 (1): 55-103.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Joseph Fischel This essay argues that the “consenting adult,” while politically seductive and exonerative, is ultimately a perverted figure for progressive sexual politics. Valorized, the “consenting adult” generates a moralized portraiture of good and bad sexual personae rather than propelling...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 63-73.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Joan Copjec difference s began publishing in the midst of a climate change in feminist relations to psychoanalysis and the question of sexual difference. As many scholars began to pay theoretical attention to other kinds of difference as well as sexual differences, some argued that this obligation...
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differences (2002) 13 (2): 127-158.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Le journal des anthropologues ), and of Foucault's sexual politics of consent (in Prochoix ). He coedited with Daniel Borrillo Au-delà du PaCS (puf: Paris, 1999) and is currently completing Same Sex, Different Politics: Comparative Politics of Gay Marriage, France and the United States...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 62-78.
Published: 01 September 2016
... implications for futurity in the sense of what is to come in the field of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies? Does gender , in effect, confirm the mischaracterization, repeated obsessively in the u.s. academy especially, of women’s studies as an identity formation rather than as a field that questions the...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 8-21.
Published: 01 September 2013
... reimagine a masculine identity in contemporary China. Primitive pas- sion, raw sexuality, and natural instincts embodied by minority or rural men became vital in this articulation of postsocialist Chinese manhood, whereas female...
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differences (2007) 18 (2): 1-23.
Published: 01 September 2007
... meantime was for the foundations of republican rhetoric to be disturbed by the success of claims on the part of “minorities” in terms of gender or sexuality, notably parité (parity) and the pacs (pacte civil de solidarité or, in...
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differences (2004) 15 (2): 54-90.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Postmodernism in Contemporary Ethics . New York: Routledge, 1992 . Braidotti, Rosi. Nomadic Subjects: Embodiment and Sexual Difference in Contemporary Feminist Theory . New York: Columbia up, 1994 . Braidotti, Rosi, with Judith Butler. Interview. “Feminism by Any Other Name.” differences: A Journal of...
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differences (2008) 19 (1): 128-167.
Published: 01 May 2008
... with elisabetta bertolino Beyond Ontology and Sexual Difference: An Interview with the Italian Feminist Philosopher Adriana Cavarero Adriana Cavarero is considered Italy’s foremost feminist philosopher. She emerged as a thinker...
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differences (1999) 11 (2): 228-247.
Published: 01 September 1999
... minority discourse in Asian American literature. Birchall, Diana. Her: The Story of Onoto Watanna(Winnifred Eaton) . Urbana: U of Illinois P,forthcoming. Cole, Jean Lee. “Guided By Voices: The Strange Career of Winnifred Eaton Reeve.” Diss. U of Texas at Austin, in progress. de Man, Paul...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 141-167.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., and antinational chaos even in the moments when it appears to seal the projects of liberal democracy or neoliberal multiculturalism that proceed through the incorporation of racial, gender, and sexual minorities. In Changing America , a three-dimensional narrative of black politics rarefied to a...
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differences (2001) 12 (3): 33-68.
Published: 01 December 2001
...MICHAEL LUCEY 2001 michael lucey teaches in the departments of Comparative Literature and French at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is also Director of the Center for the Study of Sexual Culture. He is the author of Gide's Bent Sexuality, Politics, Writing (Oxford...
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differences (2014) 25 (3): 98-122.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Anjali Arondekar Sexuality endures as an object of historical recovery through a poetics of melancholia, an irresolvable longing for loss that refuses all forms of consolation. My meditations call upon a historiography of sexuality in South Asia that pushes against the binding energies of such...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 172-228.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Dicle Koğacioğlu This article begins with the observation that the honor crime (the murder of a woman by her family because of actual or deemed sexual acts that are considered an offense to the culturally defined terms of family honor) has received increasing attention in Turkey during the last...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 24-33.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Rebecca Wanzo This essay makes a case for the specificity of the different claims grouped under the category of “sexual injury to women” in order to think with more precision about the kind of solidarity projects that are required. In the case of #MeToo, one of the most important outcomes of its...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 91-99.
Published: 01 May 2019
... pay, sex with minors, public sex, and clandestine sexual overtures now legible as harassment—to reveal itself as a paragon of egalitarian sexual ethics. To the contrary, the gay liberation and early gay civil rights moment of the 1970s and 1980s in Euro-North America played an active role in...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 1-14.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the powerful but difficult contestations that ensued in their wake about feminism’s own carceral impulses and their ricocheting effect on minority communities (both racial and sexual), along with the risk of sacrificing the conversation about women’s sexual freedom to the political terrain of “danger...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 34-54.
Published: 01 May 2019
... has cleared,” might the nation be embarrassed by its demonization of sexual minorities ( Rubin 7 ). Even then it is an unsure bet. Yet presentism is not all that cautions against categorizing the post-Weinstein sexual climate a tempest, for a telltale sign of sex panic is that the men targeted are...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 94-108.
Published: 01 May 2010
... other lived difference, for every other social and political difference that is lived by social minorities, and it is thus a relevant concern even if it is not the only political concern.10 Sexual difference is the companion but...