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History of the Present (2017) 7 (2): 197–218.
Published: 01 October 2017
... responsibility for destitute Muslim women to the sphere of family and religion. The judgment stated that if a woman was left destitute by divorce, her husband was required to provide for her beyond the three-month, post-divorce waiting period-iddat-during which a Muslim divorcee is not allowed to remarry and her...
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History of the Present (2017) 7 (2): i–iv.
Published: 01 October 2017
... 175 Paying for Kinship: Muslim Divorce and the Privatization oflnsecurity Katherine Lemons 197 Plural: Mormon Polygamy and the Biopolitics of Secularism Peter Coviello 219 ...
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History of the Present (2012) 2 (2): 169–183.
Published: 01 October 2012
... individuals produce the same effect. A well -known example in the domain of women's rights in recent years is a strategy that has forced a reluctant husband to agree to a divorce when his wife goes to court to demand immediate payment of her mahr ( the contractually binding gift, in money or goods, owed by a...
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History of the Present (2013) 3 (2): 205–211.
Published: 01 October 2013
... contract, says Pateman, suggests the elimination of both marriage and divorce: "Marriage would give way to universal prostitution; or negotia - tions concerning the temporary use of sexual property in another person. 16 That marriage has not been replaced by arrangements of a short-term and purely self...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (1): 23–52.
Published: 01 April 2021
... they were not the official heads of households, women could have indirect access to communal land through male family members, but as the number of women living outside their family structure has grown, many women have lost that access. Single women, divorced women, widows without sons, and women...
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History of the Present (2011) 1 (2): 265–274.
Published: 01 October 2011
... a ministry of immigration and national identity, he responded to critics who denounced such echoes of the Vichy regime that national identity is founded upon Republican val­ ues, epitomized by women's freedom: "In France, women are free. Free to marry, free to get a divorce:' (He even added, in a...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 84–100.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to claims of separation, “the discourse of secularism always already included Christianity” (20). Relatedly, Michael Warner remarks, sexuality produces the population, which is managed by legislation that draws on the religious. States that claim to be divorced from religion nevertheless draw upon...
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History of the Present (2011) 1 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 October 2011
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History of the Present (2012) 2 (2): 148–168.
Published: 01 October 2012
... also apply to immigrant women;' said Nicolas Sarkozy, then Minister of the Interior, in 2 oo 5. 25 In his view, these rights include not only abortion and divorce, but also the "right" to wear sexy clothing and sleep with men who are not their husbands. The focus on liberated sexuality (whether...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 46–66.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Capitalism, 1815–1860 . New Haven : Yale University Press , 2015 . Schweninger Loren . Families in Crisis in the Old South: Divorce, Slavery, and the Law . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2012 . Skinner J. B. “ After have travelled . . . ” 1836 . Papers of...
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History of the Present (2016) 6 (2): 155–183.
Published: 01 October 2016
... on a Hill led to the disciplinary rejection of narrative modes that employ types of literary language associated with figuration and emotional expressivity. He contends that, as a result of these prohibitions, academic history divorced itself in the nineteenth century from the "practical past" -from...
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History of the Present (2017) 7 (1): 33–58.
Published: 01 April 2017
... itself only pain.fol and abnormal) It culminates and comes to an end, as today, in a complete divorce between the spiritual reality and the bodily falfillment-in a vast system of commercial love, bought and sold, in the brothel and in the palace.29 Carpenter's arguments about rescuing humans from...
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History of the Present (2018) 8 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 April 2018
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History of the Present (2017) 7 (2): 139–174.
Published: 01 October 2017
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History of the Present (2015) 5 (1): 31–64.
Published: 01 April 2015
... philosopher is too divorced from the affective dimensions of the ethical problems he tackles. In The Dunciad Alexander Pope blames the thousands of active and passive participants in the contemporary print market-producers and consumers alike-for the degradation of British learning and letters. He cannot...
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History of the Present (2011) 1 (1): 84–112.
Published: 01 April 2011
... of man's dominion over animals {or, for that matter, man's dominion over man), he had no need to deprive animals of thought or sense. But Hobbes was virtu­ ally alone among seventeenth-century writers in divorcing the question of man's dominion from morality, even as the subject preoccupied his con­...
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History of the Present (2013) 3 (2): 160–197.
Published: 01 October 2013