1-20 of 343 Search Results for

sexual violence

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
differences (2007) 18 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Translated by James Swenson Sexual Violence at the Border Borders Violence explodes at the border between Mexico and the United States, revealing the corruption that is eating away at the city as do...
Journal Article
differences (2019) 30 (3): 34–62.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Samia Vasa In 2002, the state of Gujarat in India erupted in extreme anti-Muslim violence. The sexual violence against Muslim women and girls was particularly brutal. Survivors bore witness not only to the violence and destruction but also to the intense sexual enjoyment of the Hindu rapists...
Journal Article
differences (2021) 32 (3): 25–52.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Michael Dango A queer renovation of “rape” requires beginning not with actors, but with acts, which brings into view the central role of the state as a perpetrator of sexual violence. Radical feminists moved the “paradigmatic scene” of rape from the stranger in the alley to the acquaintance...
FIGURES | View All (6)
Journal Article
differences (2019) 30 (1): 82–90.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of sexual violence in the absence of legal convictions or even criminal behavior. Both result in hyperpunitive policies that reproduce the state’s capacity to manage, regulate, police, and define what constitutes illegal forms of sex and illegal sexual subjects. This keyword will explore the constitution...
Journal Article
differences (2021) 32 (2): 122–160.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Erin A. Spampinato This essay identifies what the author terms “adjudicative reading,” a tendency in literary criticism to read novels depicting sexual violence as if in a court of law. Adjudicative reading tracks characters’ motivations and the physical outcomes of their actions as if novels can...
Journal Article
differences (2018) 29 (2): 191–195.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of breeding farms, unspeakable, unspoken acts of sexual violence, and suspiciously light-skinned household bodies counted as inventory rather than progeny, the essay addresses how this legacy of fear and loathing, of “in-law” and “outlaw” family lingers today, codified in and by our language as who gets...
Journal Article
differences (2019) 30 (1): 148–156.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., always already shaped by (gendered, racialized, classed, sexual) power. This fiction of mutuality emphasizes the importance of the individual rather than structures of power, strengthening the logic of “he said, she said” in the aftermath of violence and once again leaving redress for harm largely out...
Journal Article
differences (2019) 30 (1): 100–118.
Published: 01 May 2019
...: the sadomasochistic blur of sexuality and violence. In effect, she sets up an s/m scene of and for feminism. The self-flagellating reading pleasures of MacKinnon unsettle the relation between her dismissal of lesbian sadomasochism and her own s/m textuality. This is not to say that her argument is flawed...
Journal Article
differences (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...
Journal Article
differences (2018) 29 (2): 96–125.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to offer not only innocence but repair. © 2018 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2018 Bill Cosby fans Kobe Bryant Michael Jackson sexual violence Nate Parker But perhaps through their objecthood, we may get back to their personhood—and our own...
Journal Article
differences (2011) 22 (1): 17–63.
Published: 01 May 2011
... : U of California P , 1998 . Merry Sally Engle . Human Rights and Gender Violence: Translating International Law into Local Justice . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2006 . Mir Hosseini Ziba . `` Criminalizing Sexuality: Zina Laws as Violence against Women in Muslim Contexts...
Journal Article
differences (2014) 25 (2): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and political genealogy of these terms in the West is deeply implicated in the history of racism, sexual violence, economic exploitation, and power. In contrast to the active and intelligible principle of form, “mat- ter,” associated...
Journal Article
differences (2019) 30 (1): 157–188.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of sexual violence and sexual harassment. That year, a case of sexual violence and relational abuse at msu had opened a Harper’s Magazine article, “Ending College Sexual Assault” (Kang). Local news outlets routinely covered the university’s struggles with cases of sexual violence, including high-profile...
Journal Article
differences (2019) 30 (1): 119–125.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and cultural norms. Yet very often in the spaces of social media, terms such as sexual violence are vacated of these nuances, deployed to register unwelcome verbal sexual advances, the forcible violation of one’s corporeal edges, and the kinds of sustained, systemic sexual assaults associated...
Journal Article
differences (2019) 30 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 May 2019
... folks medically unfit either to fight for the country or to be protected from the gender and sexualized violences that disproportionately target trans prisoners. Religious liberties bills make possible such minimal recognition of trans lives, that is, the base acknowledgment that trans people exist, so...
Journal Article
differences (1993) 5 (1): 92–128.
Published: 01 April 1993
.... Walkowitz Judith R. City of Dreadful Delight: Narratives of Sexual Danger in Late-Victorian London . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 1992 . Walkowitz Judith R. “ Jack the Ripper and the Myth of Male Violence .” Feminist Studies 8 ( 1982 ): 543 - 74 . Warner Michael . “ Homo...
Journal Article
differences (2020) 31 (1): 98–134.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that exceeds its immediate comedic/porno-parodic context to underwrite the broader and more everyday routines of racial sexual mimesis composing the material and psychic conditions of blackness. Pornography—like the sitcom, as I later argue, inspired by Jared Sexton’s identification of violence and sexuality...
FIGURES | View All (4)
Journal Article
differences (2019) 30 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the work of illustrating how sexual violence should be seen on a spectrum. #MeToo can nevertheless flatten out differences and mask the specificity of injuries. Uniting against the big “P”—Patriarchy—encourages consciousness raising but may not address how these varied injuries require different forms...
Journal Article
differences (2013) 24 (1): 55–103.
Published: 01 May 2013
... asked inter- viewees. I asked participants between fifteen and twenty questions about their lived experiences, everyday getting by or not getting by, their politi- cal beliefs, their beliefs about sexual violence and state response...
Journal Article
differences (2022) 33 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... Smear the queer engenders a calculus of violence, as the game represents a mode of policing, and the film highlights the ways race, gender, and sexuality are marshaled to regulate queer Black people’s embodied expression. Focusing on those who touch protagonist Chiron’s life, the author considers smear...
FIGURES | View All (4)