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differences (2020) 31 (1): 163–180.
Published: 01 May 2020
... for the office of president of the United States. Challenging the practical application of theoretical claims of race as a social construction, “Can’t You See I’m White?” explores the ways in which their racial and gender “difference” from the typical roster of white males seeking the presidency has made some...
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differences (2004) 15 (3): 38–65.
Published: 01 December 2004
... that the way to construct a credible natural and social order in the wake of eugenics and the Holocaust was not by arguing that biological concepts of race were meaningless for understanding traits that society found meaning...
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differences (1997) 9 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 November 1997
... Toni , ed. Race-ing Justice, En-gendering Power: Essays on Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas, and the Construction of Social Reality . New York : Pantheon P , 1992 . Newton Esther . Cherry Grove, Fire Island: Sixty Years in America's First Gay and Lesbian Town . Boston : Beacon P , 1993...
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differences (1991) 3 (1): 104–127.
Published: 01 April 1991
... is that Hobbes's conceptualization of the sovereign individual ultimately abstracted from the social contexts of embodiment, lineage, and location that made people the specific persons they were. Such a conceptualization negated the political significance of all historically constructed differences - of class...
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differences (1994) 6 (2-3): 126–145.
Published: 01 July 1994
.... Not Safe at All': Sexuality in Nella Larsen's Passing." Abelove, Barale, and Halperin 616-625. Morrison, Toni, ed. Race-ing Justice, En-gendering Power: Essays on Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas and the Construction of Social Reality. New York: Pantheon, 1992. Nelson, Jill. Volunteer Slavery: My Authentic...
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differences (1997) 9 (3): 79–101.
Published: 01 November 1997
... problematic dimension of this paradox is that grasping subject construction for different forms of social subjection (class, race, etc.) requires distinctive models of power, yet subject construction itself does not unfold according to anyone of these models precisely because we are always more than one, even...
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differences (2001) 12 (1): 50–78.
Published: 01 May 2001
...SUSAN KOSHY 2001 susan koshy is an interdisciplinary scholar who writes on racial formation and the construction of gendered ethnicity in diasporic communities. Her articles have appeared in the Yale Journal of Criticism, boundary2,Diaspora, Social Text , and Transition . She...
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differences (2006) 17 (2): 96–112.
Published: 01 September 2006
... to retreat into the body, to experience the body as a core or a haven into which the self might retreat. Put another way: we are by now comfortable enough with the notion that “gender” and “race” are socially constructed...
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differences (2016) 27 (1): 189–205.
Published: 01 May 2016
... in the world than sex in the world. However, there are analogies between critiques of race and sex when considering the social construction or structuring of race and sex. In both cases, the social context feeds back on the body’s physiology. Thus, the social becomes biological. The critical intellectual...
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differences (2005) 16 (2): 88–115.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Ontology . London: Verso, 1999 . ewa plonowska ziarek The Abstract Soul of the Commodity and the Monstrous Body of the Sphinx: Commodifi cation, Aesthetics, and the Impasses of Social Construction...
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differences (2004) 15 (3): 1–37.
Published: 01 December 2004
... social systems. But this modernist moment, despite a fl urry of efforts to beef it up in the 1990s, is in big trouble. As they focused on the institutional constructs of race, scholars emphasized that race is Copyright 2004 by Brown University...
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differences (2014) 25 (1): 93–106.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . Nakamura Lisa Chow-White Peter A. , eds. Race after the Internet . New York : Routledge , 2012 . Nelson Alondra , ed. Afrofuturism. Special issue of Social Text 20.2 ( 2002 ). Nelson Alondra Tu Thuy Linh N. Hines Alicia Headlam . TechniColor: Race, Technology...
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differences (2021) 32 (3): 85–113.
Published: 01 December 2021
.... Domination and the Arts of Resistance: Hidden Transcripts . New Haven : Yale UP , 1992 . Seshadri-Crooks Kalpana . Desiring Whiteness: A Lacanian Analysis of Race . New York : Routledge , 2002 . Sexton Jared . “ The Social Life of Social Death: On Afro-Pessimism and Black Optimism...
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differences (1989) 1 (1): 83–100.
Published: 01 February 1989
...Simon Watney Missionary Positions: AIDS, "Africa," and Race SIMON WATNEY h e discursive regularities of Western commentary on AIDS are nowhere more apparent than in the construction of "African AIDS" (Patton, "Inventing" 2). In Newsweek in 1986 a French doctor was quoted as saying: "It's difficult...
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differences (2022) 33 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., political feelings, socialities, and geographic sites that produce alternative ways of being in the world, modes of being, and ways of knowing that disrupt normative identifications” (145). 3 To be made aware of race, gender, and sexuality is to experience social hierarchies. Here, I draw from...
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differences (2008) 19 (2): 99–126.
Published: 01 September 2008
... . Harris, Frederick C. “It Takes a Tragedy to Arouse Them: Collective Memory and Collective Action during the Civil Rights Movement.” Social Movement Studies 5.1 ( 2006 ): 19 -43. Headley, Bernard. The Atlanta Child Murders and the Politics of Race . Carbondale: Southern Illinois up, 1999...
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differences (1995) 7 (1): 188–208.
Published: 01 April 1995
... to construct a subjectivity unfettered by race and ethnicity and resort to an expression of an inherently "human" subj ectivity- the aesthetic is, after all, precisely that which marks off humankind from all other sentient forms. On the other hand, the dominant can withhold such possibilities and place upon...
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differences (1991) 3 (2): 1–20.
Published: 01 July 1991
... it the root of his poetic language. Thus, while brimming with a desire and longing that forced me to remain socially silent, I found in Rimbaud an exquisite language - a new way for language to mean, based on reveling in an illegitimate, homosexual state of desire. This adolescent phase in the construction...
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differences (1991) 3 (1): 128–143.
Published: 01 April 1991
... women in The Second Sex because she is aware that in fact there are multiple possibilities for the social construction of womanhood across races and classes. She understands that the concrete lives ofwomen and men vary across cultures, and that relations across race or class will not be the same...
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differences (2006) 17 (3): 167–176.
Published: 01 December 2006
... by this daily racial fare. I know that the social construc- tion of identity is always a function of specific discursive strategies, but you know the old race joke, “After I deconstruct the category of race, will I be able to get a cab...