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differences (2005) 16 (2): 88–115.
Published: 01 September 2005
.... Quicksand and Passing . By Nella Larsen. Ed. Deborah E. McDowell. New Brunswick:Rutgers up, 1986 . ix -xxv. Nicholson, Linda, ed. The Second Wave: A Reader in Feminist Theory . New York: Routledge, 1997 . Patterson, Orlando. Slavery and Social Death. A Comparative Study . Cambridge: Harvard up...
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differences (2014) 25 (1): 93–106.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Adeline Koh This essay explores the “social contract” of the digital humanities community. I argue that the social contract of the digital humanities is composed of two rules: 1) the notion of niceness or civility ; and 2) the possession of technical knowledge , defined as knowledge of coding...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 May 2018
... liberalism once arrogated to women? In abandoning the Victorian household, do contemporary novels gesture toward some other way of organizing daily life? © 2018 by Brown University and differences : A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 2018 household novel social reproduction neoliberalism...
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differences (2007) 18 (2): 24–71.
Published: 01 September 2007
... . suzanne stewart-steinberg Girls Will Be Boys: Gender, Envy, and the Freudian Social Contract If you want to know men, study women. —Jean-Jacques Rousseau In 1918 Anna Freud entered analysis with her father...
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differences (2009) 20 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
... change. This article examines three examples of social tie that are structured around the desire of the founder and the anxiety it induces: the interdiction of sacrifice and the worship of an absent God in the religion of Moses, the role of the transference in Freud's invention of psychoanalysis...
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differences (2009) 20 (1): 117–156.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of a relatively stable ego, then how can psychoanalysis productively contribute to the analysis of the democratic political sphere? This article treats this question through an analysis not only of Sigmund Freud's incursions into what he called “a wider social stage” but also of his daughter's particular...
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differences (1991) 3 (3): 94–138.
Published: 01 November 1991
... , and Balibar Étienne . Reading Capital . Trans. Brewster Ben . London : Verso , 1970 . Aronowitz Stanley . “ Postmodernism and Politics .” Social Text 18 ( 1987/88 ): 99 - 115 . Bachelard Gaston . Le Matérialisme rationnel . Paris : P Universitaires de France , 1953...
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differences (1993) 5 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 November 1993
... Moral, Social, and Sanitary Aspects. London : Cass , 1972 . Alborn Timothy L . “ Economic Man, Economic Machine: Images of Circulation in the Victorian Money Market .” Natural Images of Economic Thought: “Markets Red in Tooth and Claw.” Ed. Mirowski Philip . Cambridge : Cambridge...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 116–141.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Xiao Liu This essay focuses on the cinematic form of revolutionary melodrama, or, more specifically, on alterations made to family melodrama in the construction of the big socialist family as an imagined social space. Reading Red Detachment of Women (1961) in the tradition of family melodrama...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 74–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Heather Love The appearance of deviance as a fact of social life—a permanent and unavoidable feature of social life and an object of study for the social scientist—distinguishes postwar deviance studies from the antimethod, anti-institutional, and antinormative field of queer studies. While...
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differences (2013) 24 (2): 22–50.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Li Xiaojiang The change in women’s historical circumstances and social status has no direct connection with the development of social formations in classical Marxism. It is, however, intimately linked to human progress. Up to the present, social development has undergone five stages, yet the change...
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differences (2012) 23 (2): 42–70.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of instinctive and passionate “savages” by redeploying the terrain of the instinctive onto collective forms of social organization. At the same time, European instincts were believed to achieve greater independence from the material stuff of daily life, being increasingly figured as outside of either social...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Vicki Kirby Attempting to explain the how, what, and why of normativity has exercised the attentions of social analysts for centuries, remaining an enduring puzzle in sociology since its disciplinary inception. A nest of related riddles attend the subjectivation of the individual, or how the social...
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differences (2012) 23 (1): 62–100.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of social order and the limits of knowledge. Through analyses of eighteenth- and twenty-first-century cultural texts, she posits that this new cultural discourse, germane to free-market capitalism, is best understood as epistemically governed by the affective concept of a “headless” feeling soma self...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 146–171.
Published: 01 May 2011
... exist. If it existed as it is currently conceived, it would organize mixed (augmented) reality media on the basis of social media and operate it on smart phones. The smart phones would contain a small segment of the archive, which would be geotagged so that it could not run unless the phone...
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differences (2009) 20 (1): 181–198.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Ranjana Khanna This article discusses disposability in light of what psychoanalysis can offer to an analysis of that term, understood as a contemporary characteristic of the human and its liminal condition. The essay questions why a program of social change is demanded of psychoanalysis but also...
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differences (2015) 26 (3): 81–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
... writings. Offering a reading of Althusser’s theory of ideology from the perspective of aleatory materialism, the essay calls attention to the radical instability of structures and the role of struggle in social reproduction that is otherwise hidden from view. The author also extrapolates a new conception...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 94–108.
Published: 01 May 2010
... in the writings of Luce Irigaray. This article explores how the concept of sexual difference, while addressing the event of the emergence of humanity in two distinct forms, produces the possibility of a new kind of politics and new kinds of social relations that do not reduce sexual difference to its patriarchal...
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differences (2010) 21 (1): 194–208.
Published: 01 May 2010
... interest is how the belly is mobilized in these two essays. Contesting Rubin's claim that the hunger of the belly is immaterial to theories of sexuality and culture, this article argues that the stomach is an important switch point in the relational traffic of biological and social and intersubjective...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Timothy Bewes This article discusses Dicle Koğacıoğlu's 2004 essay “The Tradition Effect: Framing Honor Crimes in Turkey.” It considers Koğacıoğlu's formulation of the “tradition effect” in the light of several other “effects” put forward by social theorists and philosophers: the “individual effect...